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

Imports: Animal, vegetable fertilizers

Animal, vegetable fertilizers, the No. 882 import by value totaled $6.83 million for the month of December, $75.68 million through December of 2018, and $77.44 million 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
1Canada$16.24 M
2Italy$8.24 M
3France$6.01 M
4Peru$5.6 M
5India$5.21 M
6Indonesia$4.83 M
7China$4.74 M
8Mexico$4.07 M
9The Netherlands$3.84 M
10Spain$3.83 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $75.68 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $14,691,773
2Port of Oakland, Calif. $12,131,098
3Port of Calais, Maine $9,462,909
4Port of Houston $5,224,937
5Port of Virginia $3,658,312
6Port of San Francisco, Calif. $3,328,533
7Port of Newark $2,849,286
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $2,548,666
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $2,461,639
10Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $2,285,449

U.S. imports of Animal, vegetable fertilizers decreased 2.28 percent through December to $75.68 million

U.S. imports of Animal, vegetable fertilizers decreased 2.28 percent from $77.44 million to $75.68 million in 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 882 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 866 for the last full year with a total value of $77.44 million, a $9.89 million, 14.63 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 France, No. 4 Peru 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.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 India, No. 4 France and No. 5 Peru. 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 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $16,235,760
2Italy $8,243,795
3France $6,007,577
4Peru $5,603,711
5India $5,209,326
6Indonesia $4,834,283
7China $4,736,913
8Mexico $4,068,956
9The Netherlands $3,843,386
10Spain $3,831,332

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Portland, Maine $5,026,437
2Los Angeles $4,798,974
3San Francisco $4,293,144
4Seattle $1,514,803
5Detroit $1,501,856
6Houston $1,001,380
7Chicago $659,297
8San Diego $546,924
9New York City $531,553
10Phoenix/Nogales $307,139

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 20.95 percent compared to last year to $14.69 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 17.75 percent compared to last year to $12.13 million.
  • Port of Calais, Maine fell 20.91 percent compared to last year to $9.46 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 23.19 percent compared to last year to $5.22 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 254.32 percent compared to last year to $3.66 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 $7.55 million, 31.74 percent, (21.45 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Italy increased $1.1 million, 15.41 percent, (10.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 France increased $38,465, 0.64 percent, (7.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Peru decreased $175,988, 3.04 percent, (7.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 India decreased $818,075, 13.57 percent, (6.88 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 54.57 percent of all these Animal, vegetable fertilizers imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $41.3 million of the $75.68 million total.

All totaled, 59.68 percent of all these Animal, vegetable fertilizers imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $45.17 million of the $75.68 million total