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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

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

Pitch, pitch coke from coal tar, etc., the No. 850 import by value totaled $7.41 million for the month of October, $79.5 million through October of 2018, and $64.79 million for all of 2017, 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$64.69 M
2Germany$4.15 M
3Spain$3.88 M
4Poland$1.98 M
5Mexico$1.23 M
6South Africa$1.22 M
7South Korea$664,474
8China$604,338
9Japan$317,405
10Czech Republic$316,160
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $79.5 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $33,310,165
2Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $21,022,312
3Port of Ogdensburg, N.Y. $5,601,228
4Port of Baltimore, Md. $5,113,097
5Port of Charleston $3,766,391
6Massena Border Crossing, N.Y. $2,267,100
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $2,248,499
8Port of Newark $1,552,314
9Port Laredo $1,233,567
10Port of Chester, Penn. $1,140,848

U.S. imports of Pitch, pitch coke from coal tar, etc. increased 36.09 percent through October to $79.5 million

U.S. imports of Pitch, pitch coke from coal tar, etc. increased 36.09 percent from $58.42 million to $79.5 million through the first 10 months of 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 850 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 883 for the last full year with a total value of $64.79 million, a $6.66 million, 9.32 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Spain, No. 4 Poland and No. 5 Mexico. 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.

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $64,692,859
2Germany $4,146,924
3Spain $3,879,117
4Poland $1,976,825
5Mexico $1,233,567
6South Africa $1,218,237
7South Korea $664,474
8China $604,338
9Japan $317,405
10Czech Republic $316,160

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $3,985,406
2Buffalo $2,598,337
3Ogdensburg, N.Y. $1,041,510
4New Orleans $653,214
5Baltimore $632,359
6Charleston $614,096
7Laredo $241,815
8Philadelphia $219,505
9New York City $161,720
10Cleveland $77,739

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 78.48 percent compared to last year to $33.31 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 4.87 percent compared to last year to $21.02 million.
  • Port of Ogdensburg, N.Y. rose 16696 percent compared to last year to $5.6 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 67.4 percent compared to last year to $5.11 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 12.32 percent compared to last year to $3.77 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 $17.68 million, 37.61 percent, (81.37 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany increased $552,045, 15.36 percent, (5.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Spain increased $1.35 million, 53.32 percent, (4.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Poland increased $804,409, 68.61 percent, (2.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico increased $435,443, 54.56 percent, (1.55 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 95.51 percent of all these Pitch, pitch coke from coal tar, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $75.93 million of the $79.5 million total.

All totaled, 86.55 percent of all these Pitch, pitch coke from coal tar, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $68.81 million of the $79.5 million total