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

Imports: Tungsten ores, concentrates

Tungsten ores, concentrates, the No. 799 import by value totaled $14.11 million for the month of October, $100.02 million through October of 2018, and $82.39 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
1Bolivia$31.66 M
2Portugal$21.66 M
3Spain$16.28 M
4United Kingdom$15.79 M
5Russia$4.16 M
6Mongolia$3.51 M
7Burundi$1.64 M
8Thailand$1.24 M
9Argentina$1.17 M
10Rwanda$818,882
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $100.02 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $65,397,517
2Port of Charleston $17,651,742
3Port of Long Beach $14,053,630
4Port of Los Angeles $1,619,056
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $838,493
6Miami International Airport $399,760
7Port of New York $41,627
8Port of Philadelphia $6,248
9John F. Kennedy International Airport $5,778
10Port Laredo $2,933

U.S. imports of Tungsten ores, concentrates increased 49.80 percent through October to $100.02 million

U.S. imports of Tungsten ores, concentrates increased 49.80 percent from $66.77 million to $100.02 million through the first 10 months of 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 799 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 859 for the last full year with a total value of $82.39 million, a $17.31 million, 26.61 percent increase from the 2016 total.

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

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Bolivia $31,664,845
2Portugal $21,658,985
3Spain $16,277,331
4United Kingdom $15,793,834
5Russia $4,161,138
6Mongolia $3,508,272
7Burundi $1,642,015
8Thailand $1,244,036
9Argentina $1,168,475
10Rwanda $818,882

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $12,290,027
2Los Angeles $2,277,610
3Charleston $1,496,160
4Buffalo $65,574

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 52.87 percent compared to last year to $65.4 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 52.25 percent compared to last year to $17.65 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 103.93 percent compared to last year to $14.05 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 60.42 percent compared to last year to $1.62 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 26.64 percent compared to last year to $838,493.

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 $11.95 million, 60.61 percent, (31.66 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Portugal increased $11.02 million, 103.51 percent, (21.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Spain increased $6.99 million, 75.31 percent, (16.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 United Kingdom increased $7.05 million, 80.54 percent, (15.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Russia decreased $7.74 million, 65.03 percent, (4.16 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 89.54 percent of all these Tungsten ores, concentrates imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $89.56 million of the $100.02 million total.

All totaled, 99.54 percent of all these Tungsten ores, concentrates imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $99.56 million of the $100.02 million total