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

Imports: Unwrought platinum in various forms

Unwrought platinum in various forms, the No. 77 import by value totaled $697.45 million for the month of September, $4.66 billion through September 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$1.47 B
2Russia$1.12 B
3Germany$577.37 M
4United Kingdom$339.63 M
5Italy$276.09 M
6Belgium$228.53 M
7Canada$201.58 M
8Switzerland$180.27 M
9Singapore$76.08 M
10Norway$70.51 M
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U.S. imports of Unwrought platinum in various forms increased 7.59 percent through September to $4.66 billion

U.S. imports of Unwrought platinum in various forms increased 7.59 percent from $4.33 billion to $4.66 billion through the first nine 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 77 through September 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 September of this year the leading sources were No. 1 South Africa, No. 2 Russia, No. 3 Germany, 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 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 South Africa, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Russia, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Canada. 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 – September 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1South Africa $1,469,533,745
2Russia $1,121,014,253
3Germany $577,365,414
4United Kingdom $339,632,473
5Italy $276,087,761
6Belgium $228,525,818
7Canada $201,581,588
8Switzerland $180,267,792
9Singapore $76,079,723
10Norway $70,510,943

January – September 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 nine months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 8.4 percent compared to last year to $4.12 billion.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 8.44 percent compared to last year to $278.44 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 180.98 percent compared to last year to $66.47 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 7.9 percent compared to last year to $52.25 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 1094.01 percent compared to last year to $29.8 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 South Africa decreased $90.23 million, 5.78 percent, (31.52 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Russia increased $278.7 million, 33.09 percent, (24.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany decreased $355.29 million, 38.09 percent, (12.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 United Kingdom increased $97.45 million, 40.24 percent, (7.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy increased $94.05 million, 51.67 percent, (5.92 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 81.16 percent of all these Unwrought platinum in various forms imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through September of this year. That is equal to $3.78 billion of the $4.66 billion total.

All totaled, 97.59 percent of all these Unwrought platinum in various forms imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through September of this year. That is equal to $4.55 billion of the $4.66 billion total

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