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

Imports: Ammonia

Ammonia, the No. 393 import by value totaled $65.1 million for the month of February, $129.62 million through February of 2019, and $997.53 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
1Trinidad and Tobago$71.81 M
2Canada$57.05 M
3South Korea$341,463
4Japan$200,471
5Belgium$200,054
6Germany$11,965
7Bahamas$0
8Israel$0
9Ireland$0
10United Kingdom$0
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $129.62 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Eastport, Idaho $24,827,380
2Port of Tampa, Fla. $22,392,939
3Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish $15,438,812
4Port of Port Lavaca, Texas $13,128,233
5Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $12,694,443
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $9,804,014
7Port of Beaumont, Texas $7,478,158
8Port of New Orleans $6,007,987
9Port of Houston $4,414,940
10Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. $2,947,959

U.S. imports of Ammonia decreased 28.13 percent through February to $129.62 million

U.S. imports of Ammonia decreased 28.13 percent from $180.36 million to $129.62 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 393 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 309 for the last full year with a total value of $997.53 million, a $125.68 million, 11.19 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Trinidad and Tobago, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Eastport, Idaho, No. 2 Port of Tampa, Fla., No. 3 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish, No. 4 Port of Port Lavaca, Texas and No. 5 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Trinidad and Tobago, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Venezuela, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Tampa, Fla., No. 2 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D., No. 3 Port of Port Lavaca, Texas, No. 4 Port of Eastport, Idaho and No. 5 Port of Beaumont, Texas.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Trinidad and Tobago $71,809,028
2Canada $57,053,157
3South Korea $341,463
4Japan $200,471
5Belgium $200,054
6Germany $11,965
7Venezuela $0
8Taiwan $0
9United Kingdom $0

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $88,930,942
2Pembina, N.D. $60,930,022
3Jacksonville/Tampa $55,240,052
4Great Falls, Mont. $45,059,337
5New Orleans $36,314,659
6Port Arthur, Texas $31,903,232
7Detroit $26,981,388
8San Francisco $13,570,603
9Duluth, Minn. $10,216,394
10Buffalo $6,047,384

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 of Eastport, Idaho rose 45.94 percent compared to last year to $24.83 million.
  • Port of Tampa, Fla. rose 25.36 percent compared to last year to $22.39 million.
  • Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish rose 39.96 percent compared to last year to $15.44 million.
  • Port of Port Lavaca, Texas fell 28.88 percent compared to last year to $13.13 million.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. fell 53.8 percent compared to last year to $12.69 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 Trinidad and Tobago decreased $22.92 million, 24.2 percent, (55.4 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $22.02 million, 27.85 percent, (44.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea decreased $137,302, 28.68 percent, (0.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan decreased $35,243, 14.95 percent, (0.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Belgium increased $192,486, 2543.42 percent, (0.15 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.99 percent of all these Ammonia imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $129.6 million of the $129.62 million total.

All totaled, 68.26 percent of all these Ammonia imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $88.48 million of the $129.62 million total