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

Imports: Borates

Borates, the No. 927 import by value totaled $1.24 million for the month of February, $8.22 million through February of 2019, and $66.54 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
1Turkey$5.37 M
2China$674,916
3Austria$515,024
4Italy$286,632
5India$261,459
6Peru$255,542
7Slovenia$250,642
8Argentina$200,133
9France$199,318
10Canada$86,201
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $8.22 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Virginia $5,095,179
2Port of Newark $869,508
3Port of Houston $845,977
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $550,648
5Port of Los Angeles $375,384
6Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $104,480
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $66,000
8Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn. $50,200
9Port of New Orleans $48,344
10Port of Seattle, Wash. $43,380

U.S. imports of Borates decreased 22.04 percent through February to $8.22 million

U.S. imports of Borates decreased 22.04 percent from $10.54 million to $8.22 million through the first two 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 927 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 889 for the last full year with a total value of $66.54 million, a $6.42 million, 8.80 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Turkey, No. 2 China, No. 3 Austria, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Virginia, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Turkey, No. 2 China, No. 3 Austria, No. 4 Slovenia and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Virginia, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Wilmington, Dela..

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Turkey $5,372,469
2China $674,916
3Austria $515,024
4Italy $286,632
5India $261,459
6Peru $255,542
7Slovenia $250,642
8Argentina $200,133
9France $199,318
10Canada $86,201

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Norfolk $8,366,206
2Atlanta/Savannah $6,365,087
3Philadelphia $2,349,883
4Houston $1,875,680
5New York City $1,264,646
6Great Falls, Mont. $831,664
7Chicago $608,724
8Los Angeles $383,367
9St. Louis $281,498
10Laredo $204,670

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Virginia rose 27.08 percent compared to last year to $5.1 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 42.12 percent compared to last year to $869,508.
  • Port of Houston fell 49.86 percent compared to last year to $845,977.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 82.27 percent compared to last year to $550,648.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 1335.5 percent compared to last year to $375,384.

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 Turkey decreased $1.21 million, 18.37 percent, (65.37 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $147,246, 17.91 percent, (8.21 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Austria decreased $290,653, 36.08 percent, (6.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Italy decreased $222,238, 43.67 percent, (3.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 India increased $85,187, 48.33 percent, (3.18 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 86.52 percent of all these Borates imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $7.11 million of the $8.22 million total.

All totaled, 94.14 percent of all these Borates imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $7.74 million of the $8.22 million total