Current data is through December 2019.

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

Pitch, pitch coke from coal tar, etc., the No. 826 import by value totaled $6.61 million for the month of December, $102.7 million through December 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

RankCountry2019
1Canada$83.92 M
2Spain$7.15 M
3Germany$7.14 M
4Mexico$2.1 M
5China$805,585
6South Korea$766,407
7India$321,660
8Switzerland$139,360
9Poland$97,926
10Czech Republic$80,750
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U.S. imports of Pitch, pitch coke from coal tar, etc. increased 7.15 percent through December 2019 to $102.7 million

U.S. imports of Pitch, pitch coke from coal tar, etc. increased 7.15 percent from $95.85 million to $102.7 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 826 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 847 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 December 2019 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 Charleston and No. 5 Port of Baltimore, Md..

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Spain, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 South Africa and No. 5 Poland. 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.

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five in 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 13.23 percent to $46.11 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 11.67 percent to $26.35 million.
  • Port of Ogdensburg, N.Y. rose 16.17 percent to $8.05 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 21.46 percent to $4.29 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 33.13 percent to $4.19 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 $7.78 million, 10.21 percent, (81.71 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Spain increased $1.05 million, 17.2 percent, (6.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $1.76 million, 32.72 percent, (6.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $755,694, 56.22 percent, (2.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China increased $121,524, 17.77 percent, (0.78 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 98.45 percent of all these Pitch, pitch coke from coal tar, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $101.11 million of the $102.7 million total.

All totaled, 86.64 percent of all these Pitch, pitch coke from coal tar, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $88.98 million of the $102.7 million total.