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

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

Pitch, pitch coke from coal tar, etc., the No. 847 import by value totaled $8.61 million for the month of December, $95.85 million through December 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$76.14 M
2Spain$6.1 M
3Germany$5.38 M
4South Africa$2.2 M
5Poland$1.98 M
6Mexico$1.34 M
7South Korea$765,836
8China$684,061
9Japan$317,405
10Czech Republic$316,160
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $95.85 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $40,717,890
2Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $23,594,616
3Port of Ogdensburg, N.Y. $6,928,108
4Port of Baltimore, Md. $6,266,957
5Port of Charleston $5,457,906
6Massena Border Crossing, N.Y. $2,388,330
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $2,267,619
8Port of Newark $2,039,931
9Port of New Orleans $1,638,952
10Port of Chester, Penn. $1,432,490

U.S. imports of Pitch, pitch coke from coal tar, etc. increased 47.93 percent through December to $95.85 million

U.S. imports of Pitch, pitch coke from coal tar, etc. increased 47.93 percent from $64.79 million to $95.85 million in 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 847 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 892 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 December of this 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.

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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $76,140,118
2Spain $6,101,861
3Germany $5,380,030
4South Africa $2,203,975
5Poland $1,976,825
6Mexico $1,344,075
7South Korea $765,836
8China $684,061
9Japan $317,405
10Czech Republic $316,160

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $7,990,115
2Buffalo $3,818,819
3Ogdensburg, N.Y. $1,679,250
4New Orleans $1,638,952
5Charleston $1,177,232
6Baltimore $1,150,484
7Philadelphia $363,472
8Cleveland $339,826
9New York City $292,801
10Laredo $281,225

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 101.84 percent compared to last year to $40.72 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 12.47 percent compared to last year to $23.59 million.
  • Port of Ogdensburg, N.Y. rose 1635.95 percent compared to last year to $6.93 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 65.03 percent compared to last year to $6.27 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 5.44 percent compared to last year to $5.46 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 $25.72 million, 51.02 percent, (79.44 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Spain increased $3.23 million, 112.73 percent, (6.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $1.21 million, 29.05 percent, (5.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Africa decreased $62,413, 2.75 percent, (2.3 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Poland decreased $39,473, 1.96 percent, (2.06 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 95.78 percent of all these Pitch, pitch coke from coal tar, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $91.8 million of the $95.85 million total.

All totaled, 86.56 percent of all these Pitch, pitch coke from coal tar, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $82.97 million of the $95.85 million total