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

Imports: Titanium, including waste and scrap

Titanium, including waste and scrap, the No. 395 import by value totaled $71.35 million for the month of December, $817.44 million through December of 2018, and $781.82 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
1Japan$241.8 M
2Russia$193.5 M
3United Kingdom$71.26 M
4China$68.96 M
5France$53.68 M
6Germany$34.91 M
7Canada$29.4 M
8Mexico$29.33 M
9Italy$19.6 M
10Kazakhstan$14.42 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $817.44 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $160,925,975
2Port of Newark $145,606,296
3Port of Baltimore, Md. $64,709,556
4Port of Tacoma, Wash. $55,995,849
5Port of Seattle, Wash. $36,538,204
6Port of Philadelphia $35,668,859
7Port of Virginia $35,206,496
8Port of Charleston $33,168,500
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $30,393,383
10Port of New Orleans $30,372,108

U.S. imports of Titanium, including waste and scrap increased 4.56 percent through December to $817.44 million

U.S. imports of Titanium, including waste and scrap increased 4.56 percent from $781.82 million to $817.44 million in 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 395 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 384 for the last full year with a total value of $781.82 million, a $114.09 million, 17.09 percent increase from the 2016 total.

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

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

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $241,796,684
2Russia $193,502,112
3United Kingdom $71,261,069
4China $68,963,910
5France $53,676,275
6Germany $34,914,292
7Canada $29,403,187
8Mexico $29,334,823
9Italy $19,597,774
10Kazakhstan $14,418,026

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $51,823,599
2Philadelphia $25,056,417
3New York City $22,692,889
4Cleveland $17,964,213
5Charleston $11,822,871
6Seattle $11,654,162
7New Orleans $6,791,316
8Atlanta/Savannah $6,654,272
9Detroit $6,620,145
10Portland/Columbia-Snake River $6,389,034

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 0.19 percent compared to last year to $160.93 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 16.55 percent compared to last year to $145.61 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 17.6 percent compared to last year to $64.71 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 26.36 percent compared to last year to $56 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 267.35 percent compared to last year to $36.54 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 $29.46 million, 13.87 percent, (29.58 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Russia increased $8.56 million, 4.63 percent, (23.67 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 United Kingdom decreased $6.05 million, 7.82 percent, (8.72 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China increased $14.19 million, 25.9 percent, (8.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 France decreased $2.86 million, 5.06 percent, (6.57 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 76.97 percent of all these Titanium, including waste and scrap imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $629.2 million of the $817.44 million total.

All totaled, 56.74 percent of all these Titanium, including waste and scrap imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $463.78 million of the $817.44 million total