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

Imports: Chlorides

Chlorides, the No. 558 import by value totaled $34.57 million for the month of August, $236.04 million through August 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$78.27 M
2China$47.93 M
3Mexico$20.81 M
4Canada$15.39 M
5Germany$13.87 M
6Jordan$9.72 M
7India$9.4 M
8Japan$8.4 M
9Czech Republic$4.9 M
10South Korea$4.73 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $236.04 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New Orleans $60,133,540
2Port of Newark $29,694,318
3Port Laredo $19,981,211
4Port of Los Angeles $19,698,785
5Port of Seattle, Wash. $17,315,984
6Port of Charleston $14,838,256
7Port of Houston $10,213,892
8Chicago O’Hare International Airport $6,909,867
9Port of Virginia $6,070,771
10Port of Wilmington, N.C. $5,414,261

U.S. imports of Chlorides increased 4.12 percent through August to $236.04 million

U.S. imports of Chlorides increased 4.12 percent from $226.7 million to $236.04 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 558 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 571 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 August 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 Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Seattle, Wash..

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 – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Israel $78,265,764
2China $47,925,542
3Mexico $20,809,204
4Canada $15,389,080
5Germany $13,868,926
6Jordan $9,717,529
7India $9,401,679
8Japan $8,398,853
9Czech Republic $4,901,696
10South Korea $4,726,653

January – August 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 eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New Orleans rose 43.39 percent compared to last year to $60.13 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 6.65 percent compared to last year to $29.69 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 4.07 percent compared to last year to $19.98 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 24.4 percent compared to last year to $19.7 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 20.18 percent compared to last year to $17.32 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 $25.82 million, 49.24 percent, (33.16 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $22.48 million, 31.93 percent, (20.3 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $197,055, 0.96 percent, (8.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $5.27 million, 52.08 percent, (6.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $2.19 million, 18.78 percent, (5.88 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 74.67 percent of all these Chlorides imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $176.26 million of the $236.04 million total.

All totaled, 62.2 percent of all these Chlorides imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $146.82 million of the $236.04 million total