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

Imports: Fluorine, chlorine, bromine and iodine

Fluorine, chlorine, bromine and iodine, the No. 756 import by value totaled $15.48 million for the month of October, $126.8 million through October of 2018, and $120.35 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
1Chile$81.1 M
2Canada$24.95 M
3Japan$10.31 M
4Israel$4.64 M
5Mexico$3.45 M
6South Korea$1.22 M
7Switzerland$753,000
8South Africa$169,811
9China$159,085
10Dominican Republic$43,982
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $126.8 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $34,159,304
2Port of Baltimore, Md. $19,306,700
3Port of Charleston $18,111,340
4Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $16,358,997
5Port of Houston $10,513,231
6Port of Tacoma, Wash. $6,182,555
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $5,554,553
8Port of Newark $4,835,411
9Port of Oakland, Calif. $4,783,082
10Port Laredo $2,453,012

U.S. imports of Fluorine, chlorine, bromine and iodine increased 23.79 percent through October to $126.8 million

U.S. imports of Fluorine, chlorine, bromine and iodine increased 23.79 percent from $102.43 million to $126.8 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 756 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 777 for the last full year with a total value of $120.35 million, a $16.38 million, 11.98 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Chile $81,096,531
2Canada $24,952,140
3Japan $10,313,800
4Israel $4,642,676
5Mexico $3,452,047
6South Korea $1,215,997
7Switzerland $753,000
8South Africa $169,811
9China $159,085
10Dominican Republic $43,982

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $6,793,753
2Seattle $3,870,379
3Baltimore $3,374,400
4Houston $1,292,812
5New York City $939,028
6San Francisco $921,490
7Detroit $918,520
8Laredo $569,609
9Chicago $319,663
10Buffalo $76,398

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 Savannah, Ga. rose 207.57 percent compared to last year to $34.16 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 208.42 percent compared to last year to $19.31 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 6.82 percent compared to last year to $18.11 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 9.24 percent compared to last year to $16.36 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 37.59 percent compared to last year to $10.51 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 $19.77 million, 32.24 percent, (63.96 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $3.01 million, 13.71 percent, (19.68 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $2.19 million, 26.96 percent, (8.13 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Israel decreased $2.12 million, 31.36 percent, (3.66 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico increased $467,268, 15.66 percent, (2.72 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 98.15 percent of all these Fluorine, chlorine, bromine and iodine imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $124.46 million of the $126.8 million total.

All totaled, 77.64 percent of all these Fluorine, chlorine, bromine and iodine imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $98.45 million of the $126.8 million total