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

Imports: Carbonates

Carbonates, the No. 582 import by value totaled $24.9 million for the month of October, $277.25 million through October of 2018, and $266.13 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
1Chile$51.78 M
2China$47.57 M
3Argentina$43.85 M
4Germany$20.77 M
5Finland$19.99 M
6Australia$13.25 M
7United Kingdom$9.48 M
8South Korea$8.64 M
9Ireland$7.78 M
10Japan$6.49 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $277.25 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Charleston $61,568,042
2Port of Newark $42,514,656
3Port of Houston $25,941,022
4Port of Los Angeles $21,877,044
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $19,839,310
6Port of Baltimore, Md. $18,242,128
7Port of Virginia $18,092,287
8Port of Philadelphia $15,049,054
9Port of New York $7,796,649
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $7,443,270

U.S. imports of Carbonates increased 23.43 percent through October to $277.25 million

U.S. imports of Carbonates increased 23.43 percent from $224.62 million to $277.25 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 582 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 610 for the last full year with a total value of $266.13 million, a $24.84 million, 10.29 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Chile, No. 2 China, No. 3 Argentina, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Finland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Charleston, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Argentina, No. 3 Chile, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Finland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Charleston, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Baltimore, Md..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Chile $51,783,155
2China $47,568,386
3Argentina $43,846,656
4Germany $20,773,807
5Finland $19,992,566
6Australia $13,254,797
7United Kingdom $9,481,522
8South Korea $8,639,531
9Ireland $7,779,973
10Japan $6,489,447

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Charleston $8,187,295
2Baltimore $6,017,834
3Houston $5,225,812
4New York City $4,800,325
5Chicago $3,230,462
6New Orleans $3,037,931
7Atlanta/Savannah $2,512,927
8Cleveland $1,808,006
9San Francisco $1,172,772
10Laredo $1,137,826

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 Charleston fell 15.04 percent compared to last year to $61.57 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 20.71 percent compared to last year to $42.51 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 46.66 percent compared to last year to $25.94 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 121.68 percent compared to last year to $21.88 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 40.66 percent compared to last year to $19.84 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 Chile increased $24.06 million, 86.77 percent, (18.68 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $3.87 million, 7.52 percent, (17.16 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Argentina increased $3.15 million, 7.74 percent, (15.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $1.11 million, 5.65 percent, (7.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Finland increased $4.76 million, 31.28 percent, (7.21 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 66.35 percent of all these Carbonates imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $183.96 million of the $277.25 million total.

All totaled, 61.94 percent of all these Carbonates imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $171.74 million of the $277.25 million total