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

Imports: Animal, vegetable fertilizers

Animal, vegetable fertilizers, the No. 872 import by value totaled $6.3 million for the month of March, $18.16 million through March of 2019, and $75.68 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$4 M
2Italy$1.67 M
3France$1.46 M
4Ireland$1.4 M
5India$1.28 M
6Mexico$1.12 M
7The Netherlands$1.11 M
8Norway$1.06 M
9China$1.05 M
10Peru$1.05 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $18.16 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $3,135,374
2Port of Calais, Maine $2,064,916
3Port of Oakland, Calif. $1,731,279
4Port of Houston $1,313,661
5Port of Virginia $1,252,824
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $1,242,397
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $1,042,803
8Port of San Francisco, Calif. $993,283
9Port of Seattle, Wash. $585,986
10Port of Long Beach $528,660

U.S. imports of Animal, vegetable fertilizers decreased 21.93 percent through March to $18.16 million

U.S. imports of Animal, vegetable fertilizers decreased 21.93 percent from $23.27 million to $18.16 million through the first three 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 872 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 835 for the last full year with a total value of $75.68 million, a $1.76 million, 2.28 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 France, No. 4 Ireland and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Calais, Maine, No. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 France, No. 3 Peru, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 3 Port of Calais, Maine, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $3,996,764
2Italy $1,670,811
3France $1,462,537
4Ireland $1,398,162
5India $1,279,312
6Mexico $1,117,701
7The Netherlands $1,114,045
8Norway $1,062,215
9China $1,054,388
10Peru $1,045,305

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Portland, Maine $7,424,888
2San Francisco $5,979,628
3Los Angeles $5,503,614
4Detroit $1,738,815
5Seattle $1,664,410
6Houston $1,165,319
7San Diego $788,305
8Chicago $663,257
9New York City $611,642
10Phoenix/Nogales $405,427

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 35.07 percent compared to last year to $3.14 million.
  • Port of Calais, Maine fell 47.67 percent compared to last year to $2.06 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 60.05 percent compared to last year to $1.73 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 18.2 percent compared to last year to $1.31 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 150.69 percent compared to last year to $1.25 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 $2.22 million, 35.67 percent, (22 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Italy decreased $408,061, 19.63 percent, (9.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 France decreased $999,494, 40.6 percent, (8.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Ireland increased $50,927, 3.78 percent, (7.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 India decreased $276,187, 17.76 percent, (7.04 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 53.99 percent of all these Animal, vegetable fertilizers imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $9.81 million of the $18.16 million total.

All totaled, 52.29 percent of all these Animal, vegetable fertilizers imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $9.5 million of the $18.16 million total