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

Imports: Raw natural cork

Raw natural cork, the No. 1151 import by value totaled $472,604 for the month of May, $1.72 million through May of 2020, and $4.4 million 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
1Portugal$1.63 M
2Spain$49,026
3China$19,639
4Dominican Republic$5,440
5The Netherlands$4,995
6Mexico$4,618
7Germany$3,031
8Japan$0
9Thailand$0
10Poland$0
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U.S. imports of Raw natural cork increased 11.12 percent through May to $1.72 million

U.S. imports of Raw natural cork increased 11.12 percent from $1.55 million to $1.72 million through the first five 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 1151 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1157 for the last full year with a total value of $4.4 million, a $455,267, 11.55 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Portugal, No. 2 Spain, No. 3 China, No. 4 Dominican Republic and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

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

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 2.69 percent compared to last year to $691,005.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 86.85 percent compared to last year to $425,684.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 20.28 percent compared to last year to $314,411.
  • Port of Newark rose 2.46 percent compared to last year to $102,415.
  • Port of Virginia rose 74.88 percent compared to last year to $54,227.

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 $310,727, 23.53 percent, (94.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Spain decreased $52,861, 51.88 percent, (2.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $21,298, 52.03 percent, (1.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Dominican Republic increased $5,440, 0 percent, (0.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 The Netherlands decreased $46,056, 90.22 percent, (0.29 percent market share).

All totaled, 99.55 percent of all these Raw natural cork imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $1.71 million of the $1.72 million total.

All totaled, 92.42 percent of all these Raw natural cork imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $1.59 million of the $1.72 million total