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

Imports: Titanium, including waste and scrap

Titanium, including waste and scrap, the No. 348 import by value totaled $79.83 million for the month of November, $881.95 million through November of 2019, and $817.44 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
1Japan$265.38 M
2Russia$203.88 M
3China$61.59 M
4United Kingdom$58.44 M
5France$53.31 M
6Germany$41.7 M
7Canada$41.37 M
8Mexico$34.28 M
9Kazakhstan$29.48 M
10Ukraine$19 M
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January – November 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $881.95 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $218,944,177
2Port of Newark $128,053,635
3Port of Philadelphia $68,047,070
4Port of Seattle, Wash. $62,636,501
5Port of Tacoma, Wash. $47,271,354
6Port of Baltimore, Md. $41,468,456
7Port of Charleston $34,193,599
8Port of New Orleans $25,910,084
9Los Angeles International Airport $23,815,530
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $23,526,904

U.S. imports of Titanium, including waste and scrap increased 18.21 percent through November to $881.95 million

U.S. imports of Titanium, including waste and scrap increased 18.21 percent from $746.08 million to $881.95 million through the first 11 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 348 through November among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 395 for the last full year with a total value of $817.44 million, a $35.62 million, 4.56 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through November of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Russia, No. 3 China, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Philadelphia, No. 4 Port of Seattle, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Tacoma, Wash..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Russia, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 China and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 4 Port of Tacoma, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Seattle, Wash..

January – November 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $265,380,019
2Russia $203,880,017
3China $61,593,877
4United Kingdom $58,438,625
5France $53,311,049
6Germany $41,701,273
7Canada $41,373,556
8Mexico $34,283,660
9Kazakhstan $29,477,519
10Ukraine $18,996,137

January – November 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $71,357,760
2New York City $29,083,761
3Philadelphia $28,849,244
4Cleveland $26,259,086
5Portland/Columbia-Snake River $17,775,289
6Charleston $14,087,680
7Seattle $13,781,357
8New Orleans $9,143,188
9Detroit $8,919,314
10Atlanta/Savannah $8,888,309

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 11 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 54.37 percent compared to last year to $218.94 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 4.74 percent compared to last year to $128.05 million.
  • Port of Philadelphia rose 149.77 percent compared to last year to $68.05 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 100.9 percent compared to last year to $62.64 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. fell 12.02 percent compared to last year to $47.27 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 Japan increased $41.65 million, 18.61 percent, (30.09 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Russia increased $32.78 million, 19.16 percent, (23.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $674,423, 1.08 percent, (6.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 United Kingdom decreased $7.3 million, 11.11 percent, (6.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 France increased $3.63 million, 7.31 percent, (6.04 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 72.86 percent of all these Titanium, including waste and scrap imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through November of this year. That is equal to $642.6 million of the $881.95 million total.

All totaled, 59.52 percent of all these Titanium, including waste and scrap imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through November of this year. That is equal to $524.95 million of the $881.95 million total