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

Imports: Chlorides

Chlorides, the No. 578 import by value totaled $17.05 million for the month of February, $53.36 million through February of 2019, and $345.63 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
1Israel$20.53 M
2China$7.03 M
3Mexico$5.82 M
4Canada$3.2 M
5Germany$3.18 M
6Japan$2.4 M
7Jordan$2.21 M
8India$1.98 M
9Argentina$1.38 M
10Czech Republic$1.22 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $53.36 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New Orleans $16,149,952
2Port of Newark $7,255,755
3Port Laredo $5,565,722
4Port of Charleston $4,255,047
5Port of Los Angeles $3,750,897
6Port of Houston $2,563,390
7Port of Seattle, Wash. $1,469,609
8Port of Virginia $1,310,101
9Port of Baltimore, Md. $1,263,110
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $1,251,648

U.S. imports of Chlorides decreased 2.97 percent through February to $53.36 million

U.S. imports of Chlorides decreased 2.97 percent from $54.99 million to $53.36 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 578 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 565 for the last full year with a total value of $345.63 million, a $67.42 million, 24.23 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Israel, No. 2 China, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Israel, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 India and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Israel $20,532,976
2China $7,027,529
3Mexico $5,824,187
4Canada $3,198,602
5Germany $3,184,835
6Japan $2,397,773
7Jordan $2,210,970
8India $1,980,657
9Argentina $1,377,568
10Czech Republic $1,220,713

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $17,665,060
2New York City $15,701,999
3Charleston $10,055,862
4Laredo $9,831,592
5St. Louis $6,753,759
6Portland/Columbia-Snake River $5,032,553
7Chicago $4,612,949
8Cleveland $4,139,867
9Houston $4,114,960
10Atlanta/Savannah $3,894,192

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 New Orleans rose 83.24 percent compared to last year to $16.15 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 9.77 percent compared to last year to $7.26 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 9.66 percent compared to last year to $5.57 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 22.71 percent compared to last year to $4.26 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 3.27 percent compared to last year to $3.75 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 Israel increased $7.65 million, 59.38 percent, (38.48 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $9.31 million, 56.99 percent, (13.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $448,809, 8.35 percent, (10.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $1 million, 45.67 percent, (5.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $266,586, 9.14 percent, (5.97 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 74.53 percent of all these Chlorides imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $39.77 million of the $53.36 million total.

All totaled, 69.3 percent of all these Chlorides imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $36.98 million of the $53.36 million total