Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Imports: Precious metal ores, concentrates

Precious metal ores, concentrates, the No. 889 import by value totaled $9.98 million for the month of February, $9.98 million through February of 2020, and $273,433 for all of 2019, 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
1Germany$9.85 M
2Canada$130,789
3Mexico$0
4Taiwan$0
5China$0
6Japan$0
7The Netherlands$0
8India$0
9South Korea$0
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $9.98 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Morro Bay, Calif. $9,576,744
2Los Angeles International Airport $272,597
3Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $130,789

U.S. imports of Precious metal ores, concentrates increased 0.00 percent through February to $9.98 million

U.S. imports of Precious metal ores, concentrates increased 0.00 percent from $0 to $9.98 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 889 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. for the last full year with a total value of $273,433, a $2.96 million, 91.56 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources only markets for U.S. imports in this category were No. 1 Germany and No. 2 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Morro Bay, Calif., No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D., No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources only markets for U.S. imports of were No. 1 Germany and No. 2 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D., No. 2 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port of Seattle, Wash..

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $9,849,341
2Canada $130,789

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $0
2Buffalo $0
3Seattle $0
4Pembina, N.D. $0

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:

  • Port of Morro Bay, Calif. totaled $9.58 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Los Angeles International Airport totaled $272,597. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. totaled $130,789. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

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 Germany increased $9.85 million, 0 percent, (98.69 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $130,789, 0 percent, (1.31 percent market share).

All totaled, 100 percent of all these Precious metal ores, concentrates imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $9.98 million of the $9.98 million total.

All totaled, 100 percent of all these Precious metal ores, concentrates imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $9.98 million of the $9.98 million total