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

Imports: Wood charcoal

Wood charcoal, the No. 896 import by value totaled $5.33 million for the month of February, $10.13 million through February 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$5.44 M
2The Netherlands$1.09 M
3China$991,926
4Indonesia$800,303
5Belgium$365,750
6Brazil$239,595
7Paraguay$169,703
8Argentina$163,020
9El Salvador$129,716
10Vietnam$119,637
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U.S. imports of Wood charcoal increased 0.16 percent through February to $10.13 million

U.S. imports of Wood charcoal increased 0.16 percent from $10.11 million to $10.13 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 896 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 897 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 February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 The Netherlands, No. 3 China, No. 4 Indonesia and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz., No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif..

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 El Salvador. 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 – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $5,443,900
2The Netherlands $1,091,803
3China $991,926
4Indonesia $800,303
5Belgium $365,750
6Brazil $239,595
7Paraguay $169,703
8Argentina $163,020
9El Salvador $129,716
10Vietnam $119,637

January – February 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 two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 17.11 percent compared to last year to $2.76 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 25.82 percent compared to last year to $995,957.
  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. fell 18.43 percent compared to last year to $984,957.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 15.56 percent compared to last year to $657,719.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. fell 10.66 percent compared to last year to $634,841.

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 $799,568, 12.81 percent, (53.75 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 The Netherlands increased $168,280, 18.22 percent, (10.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China increased $465,171, 88.31 percent, (9.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Indonesia decreased $76,579, 8.73 percent, (7.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Belgium increased $219,360, 149.85 percent, (3.61 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 85.83 percent of all these Wood charcoal imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $8.69 million of the $10.13 million total.

All totaled, 59.6 percent of all these Wood charcoal imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $6.04 million of the $10.13 million total