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

Imports: Raw natural cork

Raw natural cork, the No. 1158 import by value totaled $352,885 for the month of October, $3.44 million through October of 2018, and $3.27 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
1Portugal$3 M
2The Netherlands$207,002
3China$79,302
4Sweden$72,112
5Spain$36,656
6France$28,026
7Germany$15,143
8Italy$4,526
9Mexico$2,400
10Tunisia$0
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $3.44 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Oakland, Calif. $1,055,127
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $483,461
3Chicago O’Hare International Airport $433,215
4Port of Seattle, Wash. $320,522
5Port of Baltimore, Md. $302,839
6Port of Charleston $302,343
7Port of Newark $183,093
8Port of Long Beach $68,073
9Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas $51,971
10Port of Houston $47,039

U.S. imports of Raw natural cork increased 38.41 percent through October to $3.44 million

U.S. imports of Raw natural cork increased 38.41 percent from $2.49 million to $3.44 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 1158 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1171 for the last full year with a total value of $3.27 million, a $440,256, 15.56 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Portugal, No. 2 The Netherlands, No. 3 China, No. 4 Sweden and No. 5 Spain. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Port of Seattle, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Baltimore, Md..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Portugal, No. 2 China, No. 3 India, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 Spain. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Charleston, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Portugal $2,997,815
2The Netherlands $207,002
3China $79,302
4Sweden $72,112
5Spain $36,656
6France $28,026
7Germany $15,143
8Italy $4,526
9Mexico $2,400
10Canada $0

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $163,306
2Charleston $71,582
3Houston $38,069
4Baltimore $25,656
5Cleveland $18,678
6Los Angeles $15,908
7Chicago $9,374
8Boston $8,908

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 of Oakland, Calif. rose 194.21 percent compared to last year to $1.06 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 96.49 percent compared to last year to $483,461.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 32.38 percent compared to last year to $433,215.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 171.1 percent compared to last year to $320,522.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 30.67 percent compared to last year to $302,839.

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 Portugal increased $1.01 million, 51.01 percent, (87.07 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 The Netherlands increased $127,146, 159.22 percent, (6.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $118,510, 59.91 percent, (2.3 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Sweden increased $72,112, 0 percent, (2.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Spain decreased $23,177, 38.74 percent, (1.06 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 98.55 percent of all these Raw natural cork imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $3.39 million of the $3.44 million total.

All totaled, 75.38 percent of all these Raw natural cork imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $2.6 million of the $3.44 million total