Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through May 2020.

Imports: Ammonia

Ammonia, the No. 363 import by value totaled $60.32 million for the month of May, $308.55 million through May of 2020, and $711.87 million for all of 2019, 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$166.94 M
2Trinidad and Tobago$137.93 M
3South Korea$1.57 M
4Belgium$1.06 M
5Japan$899,442
6Germany$85,306
7Taiwan$46,637
8Switzerland$9,003
9United Kingdom$5,862
10Brazil$2,443
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U.S. imports of Ammonia decreased 8.43 percent through May to $308.55 million

U.S. imports of Ammonia decreased 8.43 percent from $336.97 million to $308.55 million through the first five months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 363 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 386 for the last full year with a total value of $711.87 million, a $285.66 million, 28.64 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

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

In the last previous full 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 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D., No. 4 Port of Port Lavaca, Texas and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. rose 10.18 percent compared to last year to $52.98 million.
  • Port of Eastport, Idaho fell 14.33 percent compared to last year to $47.17 million.
  • Port of Tampa, Fla. fell 25.98 percent compared to last year to $36.86 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 22.34 percent compared to last year to $32.43 million.
  • Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish rose 28.68 percent compared to last year to $32.08 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 increased $6.81 million, 4.25 percent, (54.11 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Trinidad and Tobago decreased $36.79 million, 21.06 percent, (44.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea increased $500,128, 46.9 percent, (0.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Belgium increased $591,075, 126.1 percent, (0.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan increased $426,797, 90.3 percent, (0.29 percent market share).

All totaled, 99.95 percent of all these Ammonia imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $308.4 million of the $308.55 million total.

All totaled, 65.31 percent of all these Ammonia imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $201.51 million of the $308.55 million total