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

Imports: Esters of inorganic acids and salts

Esters of inorganic acids and salts, the No. 668 import by value totaled $15.63 million for the month of February, $36.46 million through February 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$12.42 M
2South Korea$3.87 M
3United Kingdom$3.75 M
4France$3.66 M
5Germany$3.35 M
6India$2.85 M
7Japan$2.82 M
8Mexico$1.08 M
9Italy$1.03 M
10Taiwan$787,360
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $36.46 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $10,549,134
2International Port of Memphis, Tenn. $3,850,717
3Port of Los Angeles $3,136,660
4Port of Seattle, Wash. $2,986,713
5Port of Newark $2,920,542
6Chicago O’Hare International Airport $2,469,650
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $1,931,124
8Port of Charleston $1,799,477
9Port of Virginia $1,164,244
10Port Laredo $1,103,013

U.S. imports of Esters of inorganic acids and salts increased 7.24 percent through February to $36.46 million

U.S. imports of Esters of inorganic acids and salts increased 7.24 percent from $34 million to $36.46 million through the first two 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 668 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 680 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 February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 France and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 International Port of Memphis, Tenn., No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Seattle, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 France and No. 5 India. 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 – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $12,421,044
2South Korea $3,870,193
3United Kingdom $3,753,474
4France $3,658,847
5Germany $3,345,017
6India $2,849,461
7Japan $2,815,296
8Mexico $1,078,240
9Italy $1,029,970
10Taiwan $787,360

January – February 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 two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston fell 2.37 percent compared to last year to $10.55 million.
  • International Port of Memphis, Tenn. rose 167.93 percent compared to last year to $3.85 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 20.16 percent compared to last year to $3.14 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 77.54 percent compared to last year to $2.99 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 3.21 percent compared to last year to $2.92 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 $1.23 million, 11.01 percent, (34.07 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 South Korea increased $959,401, 32.96 percent, (10.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 United Kingdom decreased $667,565, 15.1 percent, (10.3 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 France increased $500,446, 15.84 percent, (10.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany decreased $670,748, 16.7 percent, (9.18 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 74.19 percent of all these Esters of inorganic acids and salts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $27.05 million of the $36.46 million total.

All totaled, 64.3 percent of all these Esters of inorganic acids and salts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $23.44 million of the $36.46 million total