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

Imports: Ammonia

Ammonia, the No. 410 import by value totaled $44.62 million for the month of August, $481.68 million through August 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
1Canada$248.49 M
2Trinidad and Tobago$229.65 M
3South Korea$1.89 M
4Japan$761,724
5Belgium$719,589
6Taiwan$100,666
7Germany$58,827
8United Kingdom$5,862
9India$5,079
10Switzerland$2,966
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $481.68 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Eastport, Idaho $83,723,504
2Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $79,030,915
3Port of Tampa, Fla. $75,522,621
4Port of Port Lavaca, Texas $42,496,067
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $38,089,992
6Port of Stockton, Calif. $26,831,844
7Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish $24,927,902
8Port of Beaumont, Texas $22,918,732
9Port of Houston $17,787,904
10Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $13,277,140

U.S. imports of Ammonia decreased 27.35 percent through August to $481.68 million

U.S. imports of Ammonia decreased 27.35 percent from $662.98 million to $481.68 million through the first eight 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 410 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 339 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 August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Trinidad and Tobago, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Eastport, Idaho, No. 2 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D., No. 3 Port of Tampa, Fla., No. 4 Port of Port Lavaca, Texas and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, theleading 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 Beaumont, Texas.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $248,489,365
2Trinidad and Tobago $229,650,750
3South Korea $1,886,563
4Japan $761,724
5Belgium $719,589
6Taiwan $100,666
7Germany $58,827
8United Kingdom $5,862
9India $5,079
10Switzerland $2,966

January – August 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 eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Eastport, Idaho rose 28.99 percent compared to last year to $83.72 million.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. fell 3.69 percent compared to last year to $79.03 million.
  • Port of Tampa, Fla. fell 22.3 percent compared to last year to $75.52 million.
  • Port of Port Lavaca, Texas fell 44.43 percent compared to last year to $42.5 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 13.3 percent compared to last year to $38.09 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 Canada decreased $9.21 million, 3.57 percent, (51.59 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Trinidad and Tobago decreased $151.67 million, 39.78 percent, (47.68 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea increased $2,757, 0.15 percent, (0.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan decreased $41,305, 5.14 percent, (0.16 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Belgium increased $412,450, 134.29 percent, (0.15 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.96 percent of all these Ammonia imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $481.51 million of the $481.68 million total.

All totaled, 66.2 percent of all these Ammonia imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $318.86 million of the $481.68 million total