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

Imports: Unwrought platinum in various forms

Unwrought platinum in various forms, the No. 92 import by value totaled $398.83 million for the month of February, $830.25 million through February of 2019, and $5.98 billion 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
1South Africa$287.44 M
2Russia$198.77 M
3Germany$114.43 M
4Italy$44.58 M
5Switzerland$41.27 M
6United Kingdom$35.5 M
7Canada$32.25 M
8Belgium$23.3 M
9South Korea$12.91 M
10Singapore$12.51 M
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U.S. imports of Unwrought platinum in various forms decreased 12.39 percent through February to $830.25 million

U.S. imports of Unwrought platinum in various forms decreased 12.39 percent from $947.65 million to $830.25 million through the first two 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 92 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 82 for the last full year with a total value of $5.98 billion, a $1.48 billion, 32.80 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 South Africa, No. 2 Russia, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 Switzerland. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 South Africa, No. 3 Russia, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Philadelphia International Airport.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1South Africa $287,443,715
2Russia $198,769,889
3Germany $114,430,199
4Italy $44,582,148
5Switzerland $41,268,604
6United Kingdom $35,503,589
7Canada $32,253,152
8Belgium $23,296,135
9South Korea $12,913,963
10Singapore $12,507,136

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $1,827,804,920
2Los Angeles $132,390,385
3Philadelphia $36,762,121
4Mobile $12,998,075
5New Orleans $11,858,525
6Cleveland $9,672,582
7Wilmington $4,490,050
8Miami $2,508,051
9Atlanta/Savannah $1,232,445
10Dallas $881,328

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 9.7 percent compared to last year to $717.2 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 21.95 percent compared to last year to $65.61 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 237.32 percent compared to last year to $14.66 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 30.14 percent compared to last year to $5.48 million.
  • Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. totaled $4.38 million. 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 South Africa increased $31.95 million, 12.51 percent, (34.62 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Russia decreased $7.77 million, 3.76 percent, (23.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany decreased $166.45 million, 59.26 percent, (13.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Italy decreased $2.71 million, 5.73 percent, (5.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Switzerland increased $19.27 million, 87.64 percent, (4.97 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 82.69 percent of all these Unwrought platinum in various forms imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $686.49 million of the $830.25 million total.

All totaled, 97.24 percent of all these Unwrought platinum in various forms imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $807.32 million of the $830.25 million total