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

Imports: Esters of inorganic acids and salts

Esters of inorganic acids and salts, the No. 664 import by value totaled $18.4 million for the month of August, $154.13 million through August of 2019, and $212.25 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
1China$45.83 M
2France$17.62 M
3India$17.21 M
4Germany$15.16 M
5United Kingdom$14.46 M
6South Korea$14.25 M
7Japan$9.96 M
8Taiwan$4.83 M
9Mexico$4.36 M
10Italy$3.82 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $154.13 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $47,605,091
2Port of Newark $16,183,260
3Port of Seattle, Wash. $12,072,746
4Port of Los Angeles $11,629,282
5Chicago O’Hare International Airport $11,537,412
6International Port of Memphis, Tenn. $11,429,259
7Port of Charleston $9,733,377
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $6,569,544
9Port Laredo $4,448,421
10Port of Virginia $3,680,974

U.S. imports of Esters of inorganic acids and salts increased 5.49 percent through August to $154.13 million

U.S. imports of Esters of inorganic acids and salts increased 5.49 percent from $146.1 million to $154.13 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 664 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 681 for the last full year with a total value of $212.25 million, a $54.88 million, 34.88 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 France, No. 3 India, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 France, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 International Port of Memphis, Tenn..

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $45,833,048
2France $17,618,209
3India $17,213,171
4Germany $15,160,074
5United Kingdom $14,463,780
6South Korea $14,246,375
7Japan $9,959,965
8Taiwan $4,834,795
9Mexico $4,357,595
10Italy $3,823,396

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $17,792,213
2Chicago $12,177,098
3New Orleans $9,501,262
4New York City $4,547,892
5Charleston $4,196,404
6Cleveland $3,855,337
7Seattle $3,764,548
8Atlanta/Savannah $2,917,088
9Los Angeles $2,581,894
10Detroit $2,250,564

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 Houston rose 0.32 percent compared to last year to $47.61 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 45.86 percent compared to last year to $16.18 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 72.52 percent compared to last year to $12.07 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 6.87 percent compared to last year to $11.63 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 10.82 percent compared to last year to $11.54 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 $1.14 million, 2.55 percent, (29.74 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 France increased $1.17 million, 7.1 percent, (11.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 India increased $7.12 million, 70.48 percent, (11.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $202,926, 1.36 percent, (9.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $4.64 million, 24.27 percent, (9.38 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 71.56 percent of all these Esters of inorganic acids and salts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $110.29 million of the $154.13 million total.

All totaled, 64.25 percent of all these Esters of inorganic acids and salts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $99.03 million of the $154.13 million total