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

Imports: Titanium, including waste and scrap

Titanium, including waste and scrap, the No. 315 import by value totaled $76.63 million for the month of February, $161.05 million through February of 2020, and $959.13 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
1Japan$50.98 M
2Russia$40.78 M
3France$10.37 M
4Mexico$8.43 M
5United Kingdom$7.79 M
6China$7.65 M
7Canada$7.37 M
8Germany$6.87 M
9Kazakhstan$5.21 M
10South Korea$3.92 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $161.05 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $45,523,550
2Port of Newark $25,428,106
3Port of Seattle, Wash. $9,969,043
4Port of Tacoma, Wash. $7,801,748
5Port of Charleston $7,412,666
6Port of New Orleans $5,307,141
7Port of Paulsboro, N.J. $4,920,130
8Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $4,573,155
9Port of Baltimore, Md. $3,959,075
10Port of Philadelphia $3,913,255

U.S. imports of Titanium, including waste and scrap increased 13.72 percent through February to $161.05 million

U.S. imports of Titanium, including waste and scrap increased 13.72 percent from $141.62 million to $161.05 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 315 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 370 for the last full year with a total value of $959.13 million, a $141.69 million, 17.33 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Russia, No. 3 France, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 4 Port of Tacoma, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Russia, No. 3 China, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Philadelphia, No. 4 Port of Seattle, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Tacoma, Wash..

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $50,981,850
2Russia $40,782,048
3France $10,368,131
4Mexico $8,433,979
5United Kingdom $7,785,389
6China $7,645,605
7Canada $7,373,462
8Germany $6,873,597
9Kazakhstan $5,209,771
10South Korea $3,921,616

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $13,836,882
2Philadelphia $13,105,418
3New York City $11,093,276
4Atlanta/Savannah $4,139,957
5Portland/Columbia-Snake River $3,842,538
6Cleveland $3,714,533
7Seattle $3,705,848
8Charleston $3,570,741
9Detroit $3,501,224
10Baltimore $2,764,896

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 Los Angeles rose 17.31 percent compared to last year to $45.52 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 16.02 percent compared to last year to $25.43 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 45.67 percent compared to last year to $9.97 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. fell 41.72 percent compared to last year to $7.8 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 158.1 percent compared to last year to $7.41 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 Japan increased $8.07 million, 18.8 percent, (31.66 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Russia increased $7.89 million, 24 percent, (25.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 France increased $2.43 million, 30.57 percent, (6.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $3.39 million, 67.07 percent, (5.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $1.38 million, 15.06 percent, (4.83 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 73.49 percent of all these Titanium, including waste and scrap imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $118.35 million of the $161.05 million total.

All totaled, 59.69 percent of all these Titanium, including waste and scrap imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $96.14 million of the $161.05 million total