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

Imports: Titanium ores, concentrates

Titanium ores, concentrates, the No. 599 import by value totaled $11.21 million for the month of July, $156.59 million through July of 2020, and $434.04 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
1South Africa$48.28 M
2Australia$36.44 M
3Madagascar$35.67 M
4Kenya$15.6 M
5Mozambique$7.52 M
6Ukraine$5.28 M
7Senegal$4.28 M
8Canada$3.48 M
9Sierra Leone$54,000
10South Korea$0
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U.S. imports of Titanium ores, concentrates decreased 41.19 percent through July to $156.59 million

U.S. imports of Titanium ores, concentrates decreased 41.19 percent from $266.29 million to $156.59 million through the first seven 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 599 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 505 for the last full year with a total value of $434.04 million, a $73.47 million, 20.37 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 South Africa, No. 2 Australia, No. 3 Madagascar, No. 4 Kenya and No. 5 Mozambique. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Lake Charles, La., No. 2 Port of Gulfport, Miss., No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Port of Mobile, Ala. and No. 5 Brownsville International Bridges.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 South Africa, No. 2 Australia, No. 3 Madagascar, No. 4 Kenya and No. 5 Mozambique. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Lake Charles, La., No. 2 Port of Gulfport, Miss., No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Port of Mobile, Ala. and No. 5 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish.

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:

  • Port of Lake Charles, La. fell 34.13 percent compared to last year to $57.78 million.
  • Port of Gulfport, Miss. fell 41.64 percent compared to last year to $38.94 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 42.29 percent compared to last year to $23.2 million.
  • Port of Mobile, Ala. rose 18.38 percent compared to last year to $22.75 million.
  • Brownsville International Bridges fell 27.44 percent compared to last year to $9.34 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 South Africa decreased $41.47 million, 46.21 percent, (30.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Australia decreased $17.04 million, 31.87 percent, (23.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Madagascar decreased $4.96 million, 12.21 percent, (22.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Kenya decreased $16.35 million, 51.17 percent, (9.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mozambique decreased $17.66 million, 70.14 percent, (4.8 percent market share).

All totaled, 91.64 percent of all these Titanium ores, concentrates imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $143.5 million of the $156.59 million total.

All totaled, 97.08 percent of all these Titanium ores, concentrates imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $152.01 million of the $156.59 million total