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

Imports: Borates

Borates, the No. 901 import by value totaled $5.56 million for the month of August, $44.49 million through August 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$30.95 M
2China$3.71 M
3Italy$1.8 M
4Slovenia$1.66 M
5France$1.53 M
6Austria$1.23 M
7India$1.17 M
8Peru$1 M
9Canada$455,604
10Argentina$410,083
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $44.49 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Virginia $19,941,457
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $8,684,552
3Port of Wilmington, Dela. $4,262,650
4Port of Newark $4,141,516
5Port of Houston $3,192,758
6Port of Los Angeles $1,310,563
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $465,647
8Port of New Orleans $346,594
9Port of Charleston $325,647
10Port of Seattle, Wash. $257,740

U.S. imports of Borates increased 2.08 percent through August to $44.49 million

U.S. imports of Borates increased 2.08 percent from $43.58 million to $44.49 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 901 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 901 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 August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Turkey, No. 2 China, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 Slovenia and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Virginia, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port of Wilmington, Dela., No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Houston.

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 – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Turkey $30,946,365
2China $3,708,617
3Italy $1,798,375
4Slovenia $1,656,288
5France $1,527,811
6Austria $1,231,412
7India $1,166,001
8Peru $1,003,661
9Canada $455,604
10Argentina $410,083

January – August 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 eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Virginia fell 9.98 percent compared to last year to $19.94 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 29.94 percent compared to last year to $8.68 million.
  • Port of Wilmington, Dela. rose 932.17 percent compared to last year to $4.26 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 19.39 percent compared to last year to $4.14 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 43.9 percent compared to last year to $3.19 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 Turkey increased $3.02 million, 10.8 percent, (69.56 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $50,571, 1.35 percent, (8.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Italy decreased $96,878, 5.11 percent, (4.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Slovenia decreased $404,278, 19.62 percent, (3.72 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 France increased $675,149, 79.18 percent, (3.43 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 89.1 percent of all these Borates imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $39.64 million of the $44.49 million total.

All totaled, 90.42 percent of all these Borates imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $40.22 million of the $44.49 million total