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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2019.

Imports: Raw natural cork

Raw natural cork, the No. 1172 import by value totaled $198,688 for the month of February, $431,322 through February of 2019, and $3.94 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

RankCountryYTD
1Portugal$325,381
2The Netherlands$51,051
3Spain$36,369
4China$16,487
5Italy$2,034
6Brazil$0
7Bangladesh$0
8Colombia$0
9Germany$0
10Costa Rica$0
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $431,322

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Baltimore, Md. $110,060
2Chicago O’Hare International Airport $98,860
3Port of Oakland, Calif. $68,956
4Port of Seattle, Wash. $48,006
5Port of Newark $47,572
6Port of Houston $36,369
7Port of Los Angeles $9,235
8Port of Boston $9,219
9Port of Virginia $3,045
10Port of Long Beach $0

U.S. imports of Raw natural cork increased 22.72 percent through February to $431,322

U.S. imports of Raw natural cork increased 22.72 percent from $351,481 to $431,322 through the first two months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 1172 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1172 for the last full year with a total value of $3.94 million, a $672,640, 20.57 percent increase from the 2017 total.

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

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

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Portugal $325,381
2The Netherlands $51,051
3Spain $36,369
4China $16,487
5Italy $2,034
6France $0
7Germany $0

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Seattle $277,394
2Atlanta/Savannah $176,999
3Baltimore $110,233
4Houston $74,060
5Charleston $71,582
6Chicago $62,914
7Cleveland $28,654
8Los Angeles $19,938
9Detroit $12,873
10Boston $8,908

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 Baltimore, Md. rose 328.98 percent compared to last year to $110,060.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 1466.97 percent compared to last year to $98,860.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. totaled $68,956. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. totaled $48,006. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Port of Newark totaled $47,572. 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 Portugal increased $50,955, 18.57 percent, (75.44 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 The Netherlands increased $51,051, 0 percent, (11.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Spain increased $36,369, 0 percent, (8.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $21,582, 56.69 percent, (3.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy increased $2,034, 0 percent, (0.47 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 100 percent of all these Raw natural cork imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $431,322 of the $431,322 total.

All totaled, 86.58 percent of all these Raw natural cork imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $373,454 of the $431,322 total