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

Imports: Ammonia

Ammonia, the No. 354 import by value totaled $68.98 million for the month of October, $794.92 million through October of 2018, and $1.12 billion 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
1Trinidad and Tobago$451.57 M
2Canada$312.92 M
3Venezuela$18.05 M
4Brazil$5.02 M
5Algeria$3.32 M
6South Korea$2.4 M
7Japan$1.06 M
8Belgium$386,813
9Taiwan$160,112
10Germany$26,482
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $794.92 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Tampa, Fla. $133,300,383
2Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $97,429,358
3Port of Port Lavaca, Texas $96,339,679
4Port of Eastport, Idaho $86,266,215
5Port of Freeport, Texas $59,555,730
6Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish $54,725,499
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $49,433,829
8Port of Beaumont, Texas $43,488,488
9Port of Stockton, Calif. $42,441,837
10Port of Houston $40,704,648

U.S. imports of Ammonia decreased 17.71 percent through October to $794.92 million

U.S. imports of Ammonia decreased 17.71 percent from $966.03 million to $794.92 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 354 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 282 for the last full year with a total value of $1.12 billion, a $368.35 million, 24.70 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Trinidad and Tobago, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Venezuela, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 Algeria. 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 Freeport, Texas.

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Trinidad and Tobago $451,568,985
2Canada $312,915,303
3Venezuela $18,047,234
4Brazil $5,016,092
5Algeria $3,320,163
6South Korea $2,403,314
7Japan $1,055,093
8Belgium $386,813
9Taiwan $160,112
10Germany $26,482

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $56,982,767
2Pembina, N.D. $30,893,333
3Great Falls, Mont. $20,175,914
4Jacksonville/Tampa $17,862,487
5Detroit $15,098,825
6New Orleans $11,030,960
7Port Arthur, Texas $9,080,797
8Duluth, Minn. $7,654,066
9San Francisco $5,662,936
10Buffalo $2,486,767

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 of Tampa, Fla. fell 44.57 percent compared to last year to $133.3 million.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. fell 22.08 percent compared to last year to $97.43 million.
  • Port of Port Lavaca, Texas rose 44.84 percent compared to last year to $96.34 million.
  • Port of Eastport, Idaho fell 32.81 percent compared to last year to $86.27 million.
  • Port of Freeport, Texas fell 29.65 percent compared to last year to $59.56 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 $82.61 million, 15.47 percent, (56.81 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $73.07 million, 18.93 percent, (39.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Venezuela decreased $13.72 million, 43.19 percent, (2.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Brazil increased $988,267, 24.54 percent, (0.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Algeria increased $3.32 million, 0 percent, (0.42 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.49 percent of all these Ammonia imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $790.87 million of the $794.92 million total.

All totaled, 59.49 percent of all these Ammonia imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $472.89 million of the $794.92 million total