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

Imports: Tungsten ores, concentrates

Tungsten ores, concentrates, the No. 864 import by value totaled $3.9 million for the month of July, $49.45 million through July 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$19.23 M
2Portugal$11.76 M
3Spain$6.91 M
4Nigeria$3.29 M
5Russia$2.5 M
6Mongolia$2.12 M
7Burundi$1.16 M
8Uganda$699,433
9Thailand$632,993
10Poland$509,714
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $49.45 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $26,954,511
2Port of Long Beach $10,429,930
3Port of Charleston $9,364,673
4Port of Los Angeles $1,864,280
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $701,496
6Port of New York $54,619
7Naco Border Crossing, Ariz. $48,000
8John F. Kennedy International Airport $30,370
9Port of Philadelphia $0
10Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $0

U.S. imports of Tungsten ores, concentrates decreased 18.01 percent through July to $49.45 million

U.S. imports of Tungsten ores, concentrates decreased 18.01 percent from $60.31 million to $49.45 million through the first seven 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 864 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 828 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 July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Bolivia, No. 2 Portugal, No. 3 Spain, No. 4 Nigeria 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 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Bolivia $19,225,780
2Portugal $11,763,730
3Spain $6,906,166
4Nigeria $3,286,941
5Russia $2,498,273
6Mongolia $2,118,934
7Burundi $1,164,107
8Uganda $699,433
9Thailand $632,993
10Poland $509,714

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 34.96 percent compared to last year to $26.95 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 78.79 percent compared to last year to $10.43 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 12.96 percent compared to last year to $9.36 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 34.4 percent compared to last year to $1.86 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 16.34 percent compared to last year to $701,496.

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 $2.04 million, 11.85 percent, (38.88 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Portugal decreased $3.53 million, 23.1 percent, (23.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Spain decreased $2.44 million, 26.13 percent, (13.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Nigeria increased $3.29 million, 0 percent, (6.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Russia increased $257,784, 11.51 percent, (5.05 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 88.34 percent of all these Tungsten ores, concentrates imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $43.68 million of the $49.45 million total.

All totaled, 99.73 percent of all these Tungsten ores, concentrates imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $49.31 million of the $49.45 million total