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

Imports: Wood charcoal

Wood charcoal, the No. 895 import by value totaled $4.46 million for the month of October, $56.89 million through October of 2018, and $62.64 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
1Mexico$33.3 M
2The Netherlands$5.62 M
3Indonesia$4.21 M
4China$3.39 M
5Belgium$1.6 M
6Paraguay$1.15 M
7Argentina$1.03 M
8El Salvador$922,202
9Brazil$921,471
10Canada$767,416
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $56.89 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $16,572,660
2Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $6,794,424
3Port of Newark $4,882,501
4Port of Los Angeles $4,287,235
5Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $3,990,620
6Port of Chester, Penn. $2,597,774
7Rio Grande City, Texas, Border Crossing $2,246,968
8Pharr International Bridge in Texas $2,011,981
9Port of Wilmington, N.C. $1,455,407
10Port of Houston $1,440,980

U.S. imports of Wood charcoal increased 7.44 percent through October to $56.89 million

U.S. imports of Wood charcoal increased 7.44 percent from $52.95 million to $56.89 million through the first 10 months of 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 895 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 896 for the last full year with a total value of $62.64 million, a $4.35 million, 7.46 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading 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..

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 Port of Newark, No. 3 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz., No. 4 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $33,296,642
2The Netherlands $5,624,685
3Indonesia $4,213,971
4China $3,391,865
5Belgium $1,595,857
6Paraguay $1,148,459
7Argentina $1,030,217
8El Salvador $922,202
9Brazil $921,471
10Canada $767,416

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $4,046,017
2New York City $1,639,081
3Phoenix/Nogales $1,311,287
4Los Angeles $750,102
5San Diego $718,659
6Miami $367,523
7Houston $219,161
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $180,775
9El Paso $157,594
10Wilmington $146,390

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 23.34 percent compared to last year to $16.57 million.
  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. rose 12.28 percent compared to last year to $6.79 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 28.1 percent compared to last year to $4.88 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 24 percent compared to last year to $4.29 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 5.76 percent compared to last year to $3.99 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 increased $1.7 million, 5.39 percent, (58.53 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 The Netherlands decreased $172,564, 2.98 percent, (9.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Indonesia increased $242,911, 6.12 percent, (7.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China increased $496,342, 17.14 percent, (5.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Belgium increased $1.01 million, 173.31 percent, (2.81 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 84.59 percent of all these Wood charcoal imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $48.12 million of the $56.89 million total.

All totaled, 64.21 percent of all these Wood charcoal imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $36.53 million of the $56.89 million total