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

Imports: Pitch, pitch coke from coal tar, etc.

Pitch, pitch coke from coal tar, etc., the No. 833 import by value totaled $8.01 million for the month of March, $23.5 million through March of 2019, and $95.85 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
1Canada$18.67 M
2Spain$2.09 M
3Germany$1.54 M
4Mexico$510,102
5China$248,181
6India$217,542
7South Korea$103,263
8Hong Kong$61,600
9The Netherlands$23,868
10Japan$23,050
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $23.5 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $12,022,305
2Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $4,254,021
3Port of Ogdensburg, N.Y. $2,027,710
4Port of Baltimore, Md. $1,646,676
5Port of Newark $1,223,855
6Port of Charleston $907,045
7Port Laredo $510,102
8Massena Border Crossing, N.Y. $364,230
9Port of Chester, Penn. $222,150
10Port of New York $167,383

U.S. imports of Pitch, pitch coke from coal tar, etc. increased 35.27 percent through March to $23.5 million

U.S. imports of Pitch, pitch coke from coal tar, etc. increased 35.27 percent from $17.37 million to $23.5 million through the first three 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 833 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 884 for the last full year with a total value of $95.85 million, a $31.05 million, 47.93 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Spain, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Port of Ogdensburg, N.Y., No. 4 Port of Baltimore, Md. and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Poland, No. 3 South Africa, No. 4 Spain and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Port of Ogdensburg, N.Y., No. 4 Port of Baltimore, Md. and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $18,668,266
2Spain $2,091,316
3Germany $1,539,605
4Mexico $510,102
5China $248,181
6India $217,542
7South Korea $103,263
8Hong Kong $61,600
9The Netherlands $23,868
10Japan $23,050

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $11,412,251
2Buffalo $5,170,641
3Ogdensburg, N.Y. $2,489,620
4Charleston $2,210,144
5Baltimore $1,786,219
6New Orleans $1,638,952
7Philadelphia $511,147
8New York City $406,318
9Cleveland $389,432
10Laredo $352,323

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 106.16 percent compared to last year to $12.02 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 22.76 percent compared to last year to $4.25 million.
  • Port of Ogdensburg, N.Y. rose 126.51 percent compared to last year to $2.03 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 18.01 percent compared to last year to $1.65 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 298.69 percent compared to last year to $1.22 million.

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 Canada increased $6.59 million, 54.56 percent, (79.44 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Spain increased $1.17 million, 126.04 percent, (8.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $668,166, 76.67 percent, (6.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $98,697, 23.99 percent, (2.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China increased $87,912, 54.85 percent, (1.06 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 98.12 percent of all these Pitch, pitch coke from coal tar, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $23.06 million of the $23.5 million total.

All totaled, 90.11 percent of all these Pitch, pitch coke from coal tar, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $21.17 million of the $23.5 million total