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

Imports: Tungsten ores, concentrates

Tungsten ores, concentrates, the No. 830 import by value totaled $7.72 million for the month of March, $23.97 million through March of 2019, and $117.8 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
1Bolivia$9.26 M
2Portugal$5.18 M
3Spain$4.69 M
4Russia$2.5 M
5Mongolia$1.12 M
6Brazil$338,300
7Poland$307,574
8Nigeria$285,893
9Burundi$244,172
10Mexico$48,000
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $23.97 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $13,418,494
2Port of Long Beach $4,709,410
3Port of Charleston $4,201,364
4Port of Los Angeles $1,588,780
5Naco Border Crossing, Ariz. $48,000
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $0
7John F. Kennedy International Airport $0
8Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $0

U.S. imports of Tungsten ores, concentrates increased 2.91 percent through March to $23.97 million

U.S. imports of Tungsten ores, concentrates increased 2.91 percent from $23.29 million to $23.97 million through the first three 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 830 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 833 for the last full year with a total value of $117.8 million, a $35.41 million, 42.97 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Bolivia, No. 2 Portugal, No. 3 Spain, No. 4 Russia and No. 5 Mongolia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Naco Border Crossing, Ariz..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Portugal, No. 2 Bolivia, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Spain and No. 5 Russia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Bolivia $9,257,440
2Portugal $5,176,972
3Spain $4,690,542
4Russia $2,498,273
5Mongolia $1,118,882
6Brazil $338,300
7Poland $307,574
8Nigeria $285,893
9Burundi $244,172
10Mexico $48,000

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $22,877,848
2Los Angeles $6,215,170
3New Orleans $2,308,880
4Charleston $1,496,160
5Buffalo $997,493
6Houston $14,000
7Mobile $0
8Miami $0
9Laredo $0
10Philadelphia $0

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 24.12 percent compared to last year to $13.42 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 259.47 percent compared to last year to $4.71 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 29.09 percent compared to last year to $4.2 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 64.21 percent compared to last year to $1.59 million.
  • Naco Border Crossing, Ariz. totaled $48,000. 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 Bolivia increased $4.1 million, 79.37 percent, (38.63 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Portugal decreased $305,912, 5.58 percent, (21.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Spain increased $627,197, 15.44 percent, (19.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Russia increased $1.12 million, 80.72 percent, (10.42 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mongolia increased $69,459, 6.62 percent, (4.67 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 94.89 percent of all these Tungsten ores, concentrates imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $22.74 million of the $23.97 million total.

All totaled, 100 percent of all these Tungsten ores, concentrates imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $23.97 million of the $23.97 million total