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

Imports: Borates

Borates, the No. 908 import by value totaled $5.61 million for the month of October, $53.02 million through October of 2018, and $72.95 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
1Turkey$34.47 M
2China$4.19 M
3Austria$3.49 M
4Slovenia$2.63 M
5Italy$2.37 M
6Peru$1.39 M
7France$1 M
8India$989,422
9Argentina$884,558
10Canada$561,400
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $53.02 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Virginia $26,770,920
2Port of Houston $7,216,689
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $7,122,033
4Port of Newark $4,162,691
5Port of Wilmington, Dela. $2,132,480
6Port of Philadelphia $735,775
7Port of Charleston $671,748
8Port of Los Angeles $544,622
9Chicago O’Hare International Airport $511,996
10Pharr International Bridge in Texas $348,010

U.S. imports of Borates decreased 9.19 percent through October to $53.02 million

U.S. imports of Borates decreased 9.19 percent from $58.39 million to $53.02 million through the first 10 months of 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 908 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 884 for the last full year with a total value of $72.95 million, a $4.05 million, 5.26 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading 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 Houston, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Wilmington, Dela..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Turkey, No. 2 China, No. 3 Austria, No. 4 France and No. 5 Italy. 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 Houston and No. 5 Port of Newark.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Turkey $34,469,942
2China $4,185,805
3Austria $3,491,079
4Slovenia $2,625,407
5Italy $2,373,945
6Peru $1,386,391
7France $1,002,771
8India $989,422
9Argentina $884,558
10Canada $561,400

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Norfolk $3,730,206
2Atlanta/Savannah $3,002,059
3Houston $1,305,725
4New York City $563,692
5Great Falls, Mont. $381,549
6St. Louis $281,498
7Chicago $230,548
8Laredo $204,670
9San Francisco $195,301
10Los Angeles $159,676

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Virginia rose 10.05 percent compared to last year to $26.77 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 61.12 percent compared to last year to $7.22 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 48.35 percent compared to last year to $7.12 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 4.8 percent compared to last year to $4.16 million.
  • Port of Wilmington, Dela. fell 59.32 percent compared to last year to $2.13 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 decreased $7.98 million, 18.79 percent, (65.01 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $1.29 million, 23.52 percent, (7.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Austria increased $103,426, 3.05 percent, (6.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Slovenia increased $2.37 million, 931.85 percent, (4.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy increased $956,124, 67.44 percent, (4.48 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 88.92 percent of all these Borates imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $47.15 million of the $53.02 million total.

All totaled, 89.41 percent of all these Borates imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $47.4 million of the $53.02 million total