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

Imports: Boric, related acids

Boric, related acids, the No. 1019 import by value totaled $3.13 million for the month of December, $29.3 million through December of 2018, and $22.97 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$18.36 M
2Chile$4.56 M
3Italy$1.9 M
4Bolivia$1.27 M
5Peru$1.22 M
6China$441,942
7Russia$390,480
8Argentina$354,944
9India$253,386
10Hong Kong$174,636
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $29.3 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Virginia $11,981,159
2Port of Wilmington, Dela. $3,983,450
3Port of Houston $2,834,562
4Port of Baltimore, Md. $2,482,693
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $2,300,719
6Port of Newark $1,504,465
7Port of Seattle, Wash. $1,196,219
8Port of Oakland, Calif. $715,792
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $624,643
10Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $331,862

U.S. imports of Boric, related acids increased 27.58 percent through December to $29.3 million

U.S. imports of Boric, related acids increased 27.58 percent from $22.97 million to $29.3 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 1019 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1041 for the last full year with a total value of $22.97 million, a $4.83 million, 17.37 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Turkey, No. 2 Chile, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 Bolivia and No. 5 Peru. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Virginia, No. 2 Port of Wilmington, Dela., No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Baltimore, Md. and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Turkey, No. 2 Chile, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 Peru and No. 5 Bolivia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Virginia, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Baltimore, Md. and No. 5 Port of Wilmington, Dela..

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Turkey $18,355,767
2Chile $4,562,540
3Italy $1,904,321
4Bolivia $1,273,954
5Peru $1,219,073
6China $441,942
7Russia $390,480
8Argentina $354,944
9India $253,386
10Hong Kong $174,636

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Philadelphia $1,927,020
2Norfolk $1,182,578
3Baltimore $890,107
4Atlanta/Savannah $672,831
5Seattle $385,940
6Houston $374,509
7New York City $278,492
8Detroit $248,074
9San Francisco $196,546
10Jacksonville/Tampa $149,726

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Virginia rose 40.6 percent compared to last year to $11.98 million.
  • Port of Wilmington, Dela. rose 87.61 percent compared to last year to $3.98 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 24.93 percent compared to last year to $2.83 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 9.71 percent compared to last year to $2.48 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 0.49 percent compared to last year to $2.3 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 $6.22 million, 51.27 percent, (62.64 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Chile increased $1.08 million, 30.94 percent, (15.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Italy decreased $142,478, 6.96 percent, (6.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Bolivia increased $341,890, 36.68 percent, (4.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Peru decreased $324,673, 21.03 percent, (4.16 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 93.22 percent of all these Boric, related acids imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $27.32 million of the $29.3 million total.

All totaled, 80.48 percent of all these Boric, related acids imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $23.58 million of the $29.3 million total