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

Imports: Chlorides

Chlorides, the No. 564 import by value totaled $30.52 million for the month of October, $294.92 million through October of 2018, and $278.21 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
1China$93.21 M
2Israel$75.64 M
3Mexico$25.8 M
4Germany$14.95 M
5India$14.82 M
6Canada$12.81 M
7Jordan$10.43 M
8Argentina$9.36 M
9Japan$6.36 M
10Czech Republic$5.31 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $294.92 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New Orleans $57,350,131
2Port of Newark $40,761,378
3Port of Los Angeles $34,650,544
4Port Laredo $24,250,525
5Port of Charleston $21,983,758
6Port of Seattle, Wash. $18,287,855
7Port of Virginia $8,979,287
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $8,969,068
9Port of Houston $8,762,639
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $8,757,411

U.S. imports of Chlorides increased 29.85 percent through October to $294.92 million

U.S. imports of Chlorides increased 29.85 percent from $227.12 million to $294.92 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 564 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 605 for the last full year with a total value of $278.21 million, a $20.55 million, 7.97 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Israel, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 India. 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.

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $93,210,019
2Israel $75,641,150
3Mexico $25,803,289
4Germany $14,946,364
5India $14,816,440
6Canada $12,806,452
7Jordan $10,430,485
8Argentina $9,364,888
9Japan $6,355,915
10Czech Republic $5,308,472

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $10,564,393
2New York City $8,082,864
3Laredo $5,355,112
4Charleston $5,300,398
5Portland/Columbia-Snake River $3,658,457
6Atlanta/Savannah $2,916,553
7Chicago $2,436,858
8Houston $2,089,118
9St. Louis $2,035,908
10Great Falls, Mont. $1,946,829

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 New Orleans rose 42.94 percent compared to last year to $57.35 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 20.33 percent compared to last year to $40.76 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 107.84 percent compared to last year to $34.65 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 21.61 percent compared to last year to $24.25 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 5.49 percent compared to last year to $21.98 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 China increased $29.59 million, 46.5 percent, (31.61 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Israel increased $17.48 million, 30.05 percent, (25.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $4.85 million, 23.12 percent, (8.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany decreased $1.89 million, 11.25 percent, (5.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 India increased $4.2 million, 39.57 percent, (5.02 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 76.09 percent of all these Chlorides imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $224.42 million of the $294.92 million total.

All totaled, 60.69 percent of all these Chlorides imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $179 million of the $294.92 million total