Total Trade: $236.04 million
|1||Port of New Orleans||$60,133,540|
|2||Port of Newark||$29,694,318|
|4||Port of Los Angeles||$19,698,785|
|5||Port of Seattle, Wash.||$17,315,984|
|6||Port of Charleston||$14,838,256|
|7||Port of Houston||$10,213,892|
|8||Chicago O’Hare International Airport||$6,909,867|
|9||Port of Virginia||$6,070,771|
|10||Port 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
|2||New York City||$15,701,999|
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