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

Imports: Tantalum, including waste and scrap

Tantalum, including waste and scrap, the No. 633 import by value totaled $20.44 million for the month of July, $152.97 million through July of 2019, and $306 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
1China$53.58 M
2Germany$37.22 M
3Thailand$19.22 M
4Kazakhstan$11.62 M
5Estonia$7.58 M
6Japan$7.4 M
7United Kingdom$4.88 M
8Indonesia$1.96 M
9Austria$1.86 M
10Canada$1.6 M
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U.S. imports of Tantalum, including waste and scrap decreased 14.93 percent through July to $152.97 million

U.S. imports of Tantalum, including waste and scrap decreased 14.93 percent from $179.82 million to $152.97 million through the first seven 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 633 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 595 for the last full year with a total value of $306 million, a $66.71 million, 27.88 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Thailand, No. 4 Kazakhstan and No. 5 Estonia. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas and No. 5 Boston’s Logan International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Thailand, No. 4 Kazakhstan and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Boston’s Logan International Airport and No. 5 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $53,583,336
2Germany $37,217,585
3Thailand $19,218,495
4Kazakhstan $11,616,248
5Estonia $7,582,889
6Japan $7,400,554
7United Kingdom $4,882,657
8Indonesia $1,961,443
9Austria $1,860,655
10Canada $1,600,533

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $25,171,327
2Laredo $14,370,716
3Charleston $13,908,393
4Boston $11,176,085
5Baltimore $7,529,104
6Miami $5,340,865
7Chicago $4,376,369
8Philadelphia $3,844,339
9Cleveland $3,459,993
10Los Angeles $3,128,642

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 7.98 percent compared to last year to $36.93 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 3.69 percent compared to last year to $18.74 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 57.43 percent compared to last year to $16.06 million.
  • Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas rose 24.53 percent compared to last year to $12.55 million.
  • Boston’s Logan International Airport fell 12.6 percent compared to last year to $10.72 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 China decreased $12.61 million, 19.05 percent, (35.03 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany increased $7.34 million, 24.55 percent, (24.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Thailand decreased $9.87 million, 33.94 percent, (12.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Kazakhstan decreased $9.33 million, 44.54 percent, (7.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Estonia increased $1.89 million, 33.16 percent, (4.96 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 84.47 percent of all these Tantalum, including waste and scrap imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $129.22 million of the $152.97 million total.

All totaled, 62.1 percent of all these Tantalum, including waste and scrap imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $94.99 million of the $152.97 million total