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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2019.

Imports: Organic compound precious metals

Organic compound precious metals, the No. 874 import by value totaled $5.88 million for the month of February, $12.19 million through February of 2019, and $138.06 million for all of 2018, the latest annual data available, according to U.S. Census Bureau data analyzed by WorldCity. Need more details? Read more

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Top Sources

RankCountryYTD
1South Africa$4.25 M
2Argentina$2.72 M
3Japan$2.22 M
4Germany$1.06 M
5United Kingdom$935,764
6Croatia$299,701
7Canada$187,179
8Switzerland$117,100
9India$113,352
10China$100,500
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U.S. imports of Organic compound precious metals decreased 81.26 percent through February to $12.19 million

U.S. imports of Organic compound precious metals decreased 81.26 percent from $65.05 million to $12.19 million through the first two months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 874 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 522 for the last full year with a total value of $138.06 million, a $61.1 million, 79.40 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 South Africa, No. 2 Argentina, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Miami International Airport, No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Houston.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 South Africa, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 3 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 4 Miami International Airport and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1South Africa $4,247,820
2Argentina $2,717,782
3Japan $2,218,742
4Germany $1,056,620
5United Kingdom $935,764
6Croatia $299,701
7Canada $187,179
8Switzerland $117,100
9India $113,352
10China $100,500

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $45,061,312
2New York City $11,164,593
3Los Angeles $8,142,010
4Philadelphia $5,508,915
5Miami $1,851,678
6New Orleans $1,189,837
7Charleston $1,014,501
8Houston $824,070
9Chicago $618,355
10San Francisco $516,501

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Miami International Airport rose 2778.4 percent compared to last year to $2.81 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 41 percent compared to last year to $2.3 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 71.99 percent compared to last year to $2.19 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 6907.74 percent compared to last year to $1.66 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 18.76 percent compared to last year to $756,768.

There are several hundred airports, seaports and border crossings that handle international trade; they are, in turn, part of the roughly four dozen U.S. Customs districts.

Highlights for the top five foreign markets:

  • U.S. imports from No. 1 South Africa decreased $18.61 million, 81.41 percent, (34.84 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Argentina increased $2.72 million, 0 percent, (22.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan decreased $2.79 million, 55.71 percent, (18.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany decreased $1.33 million, 55.72 percent, (8.67 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $287,868, 23.53 percent, (7.68 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 91.68 percent of all these Organic compound precious metals imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $11.18 million of the $12.19 million total.

All totaled, 79.68 percent of all these Organic compound precious metals imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $9.71 million of the $12.19 million total