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

Imports: Fluorine, chlorine, bromine and iodine

Fluorine, chlorine, bromine and iodine, the No. 711 import by value totaled $16.3 million for the month of March, $45.21 million through March of 2019, and $150.98 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
1Chile$28.99 M
2Canada$9.55 M
3Japan$2.81 M
4Mexico$1.93 M
5Israel$1.63 M
6South Korea$255,433
7China$23,470
8South Africa$23,241
9Australia$0
10Venezuela$0
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $45.21 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Charleston $10,905,851
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $9,064,476
3Port of Baltimore, Md. $5,962,180
4Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $5,681,439
5Port of Houston $3,715,930
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $2,188,445
7Port of Tacoma, Wash. $1,605,315
8Port of Oakland, Calif. $1,365,204
9Port Laredo $1,248,215
10Port of Newark $1,064,691

U.S. imports of Fluorine, chlorine, bromine and iodine increased 18.86 percent through March to $45.21 million

U.S. imports of Fluorine, chlorine, bromine and iodine increased 18.86 percent from $38.03 million to $45.21 million through the first three 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 711 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 744 for the last full year with a total value of $150.98 million, a $30.63 million, 25.45 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Chile, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Israel. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Charleston, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 4 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Houston.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Chile, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Israel. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 4 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Houston.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Chile $28,986,817
2Canada $9,545,773
3Japan $2,813,655
4Mexico $1,931,153
5Israel $1,626,601
6South Korea $255,433
7China $23,470
8South Africa $23,241
9Dominican Republic $0

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $9,131,053
2Seattle $8,090,057
3Charleston $7,056,119
4Baltimore $7,003,300
5Houston $3,249,699
6New York City $2,288,899
7Detroit $2,044,837
8San Francisco $1,562,843
9Laredo $787,493
10Chicago $741,405

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first three months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Charleston totaled $10.91 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 46.47 percent compared to last year to $9.06 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 2.98 percent compared to last year to $5.96 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 38.06 percent compared to last year to $5.68 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 52.17 percent compared to last year to $3.72 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 Chile increased $3.69 million, 14.6 percent, (64.12 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $3.41 million, 55.63 percent, (21.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan decreased $785,448, 21.82 percent, (6.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $560,698, 40.91 percent, (4.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Israel increased $460,727, 39.52 percent, (3.6 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.33 percent of all these Fluorine, chlorine, bromine and iodine imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $44.9 million of the $45.21 million total.

All totaled, 78.15 percent of all these Fluorine, chlorine, bromine and iodine imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $35.33 million of the $45.21 million total