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

Imports: Esters of inorganic acids and salts

Esters of inorganic acids and salts, the No. 689 import by value totaled $16.36 million for the month of October, $174.72 million through October of 2018, and $157.36 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$53.06 M
2United Kingdom$19.45 M
3Germany$17.55 M
4France$16.45 M
5South Korea$14.34 M
6India$12.77 M
7Japan$9.68 M
8Taiwan$7.9 M
9Mexico$5.66 M
10Singapore$4.37 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $174.72 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $51,101,593
2Chicago O’Hare International Airport $15,707,288
3Port of Newark $15,533,911
4Port of Los Angeles $15,136,778
5International Port of Memphis, Tenn. $9,815,498
6Port of Charleston $8,991,265
7Port of Seattle, Wash. $8,887,846
8Port of Long Beach $7,371,031
9Port of New Orleans $6,812,577
10Port of Virginia $6,294,828

U.S. imports of Esters of inorganic acids and salts increased 32.42 percent through October to $174.72 million

U.S. imports of Esters of inorganic acids and salts increased 32.42 percent from $131.95 million to $174.72 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 689 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 728 for the last full year with a total value of $157.36 million, a $9.66 million, 6.54 percent increase from the 2016 total.

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

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $53,057,151
2United Kingdom $19,446,714
3Germany $17,552,439
4France $16,449,698
5South Korea $14,341,156
6India $12,771,242
7Japan $9,679,301
8Taiwan $7,901,026
9Mexico $5,660,374
10Singapore $4,368,412

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $10,985,094
2Chicago $4,515,665
3New York City $2,620,493
4New Orleans $2,243,276
5Los Angeles $1,903,720
6Charleston $1,776,943
7Detroit $1,760,530
8Seattle $1,682,288
9Cleveland $1,136,947
10Atlanta/Savannah $1,007,978

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 Houston rose 28.57 percent compared to last year to $51.1 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 53.17 percent compared to last year to $15.71 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 48.74 percent compared to last year to $15.53 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 16.44 percent compared to last year to $15.14 million.
  • International Port of Memphis, Tenn. rose 221.48 percent compared to last year to $9.82 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 $15.81 million, 42.46 percent, (30.37 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 United Kingdom increased $8.06 million, 70.79 percent, (11.13 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $548,654, 3.23 percent, (10.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 France increased $5.19 million, 46.05 percent, (9.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea decreased $1.41 million, 8.95 percent, (8.21 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 69.17 percent of all these Esters of inorganic acids and salts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $120.85 million of the $174.72 million total.

All totaled, 61.41 percent of all these Esters of inorganic acids and salts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $107.3 million of the $174.72 million total