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

Imports: Tungsten ores, concentrates

Tungsten ores, concentrates, the No. 806 import by value totaled $13.34 million for the month of December, $117.8 million through December 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$37.64 M
2Portugal$24.53 M
3Spain$19.15 M
4United Kingdom$16.29 M
5Russia$7.31 M
6Mongolia$4.37 M
7Burundi$1.9 M
8Thailand$1.54 M
9Uganda$1.44 M
10Argentina$1.17 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $117.8 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $75,966,558
2Port of Long Beach $20,024,570
3Port of Charleston $17,651,742
4Port of Los Angeles $1,894,556
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $1,770,412
6Miami International Airport $399,760
7Port of New York $41,627
8John F. Kennedy International Airport $24,558
9Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas $14,000
10Port of Philadelphia $6,248

U.S. imports of Tungsten ores, concentrates increased 42.97 percent through December to $117.8 million

U.S. imports of Tungsten ores, concentrates increased 42.97 percent from $82.39 million to $117.8 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 806 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 855 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 December 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 Long Beach, No. 3 Port of Charleston, 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 Portugal, No. 3 Russia, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Spain. 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Bolivia $37,635,785
2Portugal $24,526,398
3Spain $19,146,715
4United Kingdom $16,289,044
5Russia $7,308,032
6Mongolia $4,370,023
7Burundi $1,900,794
8Thailand $1,538,316
9Uganda $1,435,919
10Argentina $1,168,475

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $19,143,834
2Los Angeles $6,215,170
3New Orleans $2,308,880
4Charleston $1,496,160
5Buffalo $291,649
6Houston $14,000
7Mobile $0
8Miami $0
9Laredo $0
10Philadelphia $0

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 39.25 percent compared to last year to $75.97 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 169.27 percent compared to last year to $20.02 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 22.86 percent compared to last year to $17.65 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 23.62 percent compared to last year to $1.89 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 54.9 percent compared to last year to $1.77 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 Bolivia increased $14.08 million, 59.77 percent, (31.95 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Portugal increased $10.5 million, 74.9 percent, (20.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Spain increased $7.38 million, 62.77 percent, (16.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 United Kingdom increased $3.92 million, 31.65 percent, (13.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Russia decreased $6.01 million, 45.12 percent, (6.2 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 89.05 percent of all these Tungsten ores, concentrates imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $104.91 million of the $117.8 million total.

All totaled, 99.58 percent of all these Tungsten ores, concentrates imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $117.31 million of the $117.8 million total