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

Imports: Fluorine, chlorine, bromine and iodine

Fluorine, chlorine, bromine and iodine, the No. 759 import by value totaled $13.03 million for the month of December, $150.98 million through December 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$96.93 M
2Canada$30.53 M
3Japan$11.88 M
4Israel$5.07 M
5Mexico$3.88 M
6South Korea$1.51 M
7Switzerland$753,000
8South Africa$194,682
9China$186,430
10Dominican Republic$43,982
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $150.98 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $36,496,604
2Port of Charleston $25,167,459
3Port of Baltimore, Md. $22,935,600
4Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $19,803,431
5Port of Houston $12,470,118
6Port of Tacoma, Wash. $7,352,196
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $6,680,870
8Port of Newark $6,185,282
9Port of Oakland, Calif. $5,424,435
10Port Laredo $2,670,896

U.S. imports of Fluorine, chlorine, bromine and iodine increased 25.45 percent through December to $150.98 million

U.S. imports of Fluorine, chlorine, bromine and iodine increased 25.45 percent from $120.35 million to $150.98 million in 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 759 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 780 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 December 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 Charleston, 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 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Chile $96,931,393
2Canada $30,526,948
3Japan $11,875,139
4Israel $5,070,951
5Mexico $3,882,092
6South Korea $1,506,721
7Switzerland $753,000
8South Africa $194,682
9China $186,430
10Dominican Republic $43,982

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $9,131,053
2Baltimore $6,158,300
3Seattle $5,977,634
4Houston $2,378,444
5Charleston $2,364,675
6Detroit $1,576,446
7San Francisco $1,438,070
8New York City $1,334,899
9Laredo $664,850
10Ogdensburg, N.Y. $556,141

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 175.79 percent compared to last year to $36.5 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 33.64 percent compared to last year to $25.17 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 197.87 percent compared to last year to $22.94 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 15.72 percent compared to last year to $19.8 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 37.27 percent compared to last year to $12.47 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 $27.01 million, 38.63 percent, (64.2 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $5.36 million, 21.27 percent, (20.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $1.77 million, 17.52 percent, (7.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Israel decreased $4.08 million, 44.58 percent, (3.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico decreased $388,407, 9.1 percent, (2.57 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 98.22 percent of all these Fluorine, chlorine, bromine and iodine imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $148.29 million of the $150.98 million total.

All totaled, 77.41 percent of all these Fluorine, chlorine, bromine and iodine imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $116.87 million of the $150.98 million total