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

Imports: Wood charcoal

Wood charcoal, the No. 890 import by value totaled $5.18 million for the month of August, $47.92 million through August of 2019, and $65.4 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
1Mexico$26.33 M
2The Netherlands$5.76 M
3Indonesia$3.53 M
4China$3.27 M
5Paraguay$1.48 M
6Brazil$1.16 M
7Argentina$1.16 M
8El Salvador$812,043
9Vietnam$734,582
10Colombia$576,819
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $47.92 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $12,782,836
2Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $5,022,626
3Port of Newark $4,225,806
4Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $3,758,920
5Port of Los Angeles $3,019,371
6Port of Chester, Penn. $2,273,280
7Rio Grande City, Texas, Border Crossing $2,087,085
8Port of Wilmington, N.C. $1,869,825
9Port Everglades, Fla. $1,253,464
10Pharr International Bridge in Texas $1,184,238

U.S. imports of Wood charcoal increased 0.39 percent through August to $47.92 million

U.S. imports of Wood charcoal increased 0.39 percent from $47.73 million to $47.92 million through the first eight 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 890 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 889 for the last full year with a total value of $65.4 million, a $2.75 million, 4.40 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 The Netherlands, No. 3 Indonesia, No. 4 China and No. 5 Paraguay. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz., No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 The Netherlands, No. 3 Indonesia, No. 4 China and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz., No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif..

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $26,333,997
2The Netherlands $5,763,763
3Indonesia $3,534,251
4China $3,270,779
5Paraguay $1,476,801
6Brazil $1,160,299
7Argentina $1,156,002
8El Salvador $812,043
9Vietnam $734,582
10Colombia $576,819

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $6,371,840
2New York City $2,614,640
3Phoenix/Nogales $2,507,725
4Los Angeles $1,806,900
5San Diego $1,215,540
6Miami $866,341
7Wilmington $446,346
8Philadelphia $352,059
9Houston $346,169
10El Paso $337,315

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 15.34 percent compared to last year to $12.78 million.
  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. fell 13.34 percent compared to last year to $5.02 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 4.46 percent compared to last year to $4.23 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 8.62 percent compared to last year to $3.76 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 9.7 percent compared to last year to $3.02 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 Mexico decreased $2.95 million, 10.07 percent, (54.96 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 The Netherlands increased $1.32 million, 29.75 percent, (12.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Indonesia increased $153,258, 4.53 percent, (7.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China increased $478,401, 17.13 percent, (6.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Paraguay increased $675,201, 84.23 percent, (3.08 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 84.27 percent of all these Wood charcoal imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $40.38 million of the $47.92 million total.

All totaled, 60.12 percent of all these Wood charcoal imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $28.81 million of the $47.92 million total