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

Imports: Uranium, thorium ores, concentrates

Uranium, thorium ores, concentrates, the No. 880 import by value totaled $0 for the month of December, $78.75 million through December of 2018, and $196.03 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
1Australia$64.47 M
2Namibia$14.27 M
3Canada$6,417
4United Kingdom$0
5China$0
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $78.75 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Seattle, Wash. $64,470,610
2Port of Baltimore, Md. $14,267,994
3Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich. $4,258
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $2,159
5Port of New Orleans $0
6Port of Tacoma, Wash. $0
7Port of Houston $0

U.S. imports of Uranium, thorium ores, concentrates decreased 59.83 percent through December to $78.75 million

U.S. imports of Uranium, thorium ores, concentrates decreased 59.83 percent from $196.03 million to $78.75 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 880 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 682 for the last full year with a total value of $196.03 million, a $182.51 million, 48.21 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources only markets for U.S. imports in this category were No. 1 Australia, No. 2 Namibia, No. 3 Canada and No. 4 Kazakhstan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 3 Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources only markets for U.S. imports of were No. 1 Australia, No. 2 Namibia, No. 3 Kazakhstan and No. 4 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Port of Tacoma, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Houston.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Australia $64,470,610
2Namibia $14,267,994
3Canada $6,417
4Kazakhstan $0

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Seattle $10,633,210
2New Orleans $2,159
3Detroit $0
4Baltimore $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 Seattle, Wash. fell 46.98 percent compared to last year to $64.47 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 72.54 percent compared to last year to $14.27 million.
  • Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich. totaled $4,258. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY totaled $2,159. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport totaled $0. 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 Australia decreased $64.56 million, 50.03 percent, (81.87 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Namibia decreased $31.88 million, 69.08 percent, (18.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $6,417, 0 percent, (0.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Kazakhstan decreased $20.86 million, 100 percent, (0 percent market share).

All totaled, 100 percent of all these Uranium, thorium ores, concentrates imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $78.75 million of the $78.75 million total.

All totaled, 100 percent of all these Uranium, thorium ores, concentrates imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $78.75 million of the $78.75 million total