Current data is through December 2019.

Imports: Tungsten ores, concentrates

Tungsten ores, concentrates, the No. 878 import by value totaled $1.95 million for the month of December, $74.44 million through December 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

RankCountry2019
1Bolivia$30.95 M
2Portugal$17.55 M
3Spain$7.3 M
4Russia$5.32 M
5Nigeria$4.7 M
6Mongolia$3.48 M
7Burundi$1.39 M
8Uganda$1.18 M
9Poland$665,912
10Rwanda$634,855
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U.S. imports of Tungsten ores, concentrates decreased 36.81 percent through December 2019 to $74.44 million

U.S. imports of Tungsten ores, concentrates decreased 36.81 percent from $117.8 million to $74.44 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 878 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 806 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 December 2019 the leading sources were No. 1 Bolivia, No. 2 Portugal, No. 3 Spain, No. 4 Russia and No. 5 Nigeria. 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, 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.

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five in 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 49.09 percent to $38.68 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 9.56 percent to $19.34 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 36.21 percent to $12.77 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 0.89 percent to $1.88 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 7.34 percent to $1.64 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 decreased $6.69 million, 17.77 percent, (41.57 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Portugal decreased $6.98 million, 28.46 percent, (23.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Spain decreased $11.85 million, 61.87 percent, (9.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Russia decreased $1.99 million, 27.19 percent, (7.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Nigeria increased $4.7 million, 0 percent, (6.31 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 88.41 percent of all these Tungsten ores, concentrates imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $65.81 million of the $74.44 million total.

All totaled, 99.82 percent of all these Tungsten ores, concentrates imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $74.31 million of the $74.44 million total.