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

Imports: Fluorides

Fluorides, the No. 691 import by value totaled $16.37 million for the month of August, $134.28 million through August of 2019, and $187.9 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$39.11 M
2Japan$28.32 M
3Mexico$25.71 M
4Germany$8.31 M
5Canada$8.13 M
6Thailand$7.66 M
7Italy$5.79 M
8Taiwan$1.83 M
9South Korea$1.5 M
10India$1.24 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $134.28 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Brownsville International Bridges $24,208,589
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $20,381,079
3Port of Los Angeles $18,252,292
4Port of Newark $16,266,825
5Port of Tacoma, Wash. $8,844,876
6Port of New Orleans $6,343,462
7San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $5,570,032
8Port of Virginia $4,014,417
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $3,591,772
10Port of Seattle, Wash. $3,458,384

U.S. imports of Fluorides increased 16.86 percent through August to $134.28 million

U.S. imports of Fluorides increased 16.86 percent from $114.91 million to $134.28 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 691 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 729 for the last full year with a total value of $187.9 million, a $58.21 million, 44.88 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Brownsville International Bridges, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Tacoma, Wash..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Thailand, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Brownsville International Bridges, No. 3 San Francisco International Airport, Calif., No. 4 International Port of Memphis, Tenn. and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $39,113,463
2Japan $28,319,648
3Mexico $25,712,405
4Germany $8,308,588
5Canada $8,126,347
6Thailand $7,661,600
7Italy $5,794,377
8Taiwan $1,830,413
9South Korea $1,495,352
10India $1,239,306

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $15,467,596
2New York City $7,074,991
3Laredo $6,914,414
4San Francisco $4,850,642
5Atlanta/Savannah $3,461,696
6Detroit $2,800,123
7Seattle $2,330,007
8Charleston $2,278,185
9Chicago $2,134,529
10Los Angeles $1,896,828

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:

  • Brownsville International Bridges rose 60.01 percent compared to last year to $24.21 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 315.53 percent compared to last year to $20.38 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 222.68 percent compared to last year to $18.25 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 3.82 percent compared to last year to $16.27 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 94.42 percent compared to last year to $8.84 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 decreased $6.32 million, 13.9 percent, (29.13 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $18.63 million, 192.34 percent, (21.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $7.47 million, 40.95 percent, (19.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany decreased $1.32 million, 13.69 percent, (6.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada decreased $413,881, 4.85 percent, (6.05 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 81.61 percent of all these Fluorides imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $109.58 million of the $134.28 million total.

All totaled, 65.5 percent of all these Fluorides imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $87.95 million of the $134.28 million total