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

Imports: Misc. inorganic acids

Misc. inorganic acids, the No. 446 import by value totaled $50.21 million for the month of July, $362.3 million through July of 2019, and $585.03 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
1Mexico$106.37 M
2China$79 M
3Japan$33.83 M
4Taiwan$28.74 M
5Germany$24.73 M
6Hungary$18.15 M
7Austria$11.27 M
8Canada$10.65 M
9South Korea$8.8 M
10United Kingdom$7.63 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $362.3 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Brownsville International Bridges $85,517,044
2Port of Newark $38,134,895
3Port of Los Angeles $30,800,645
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $24,743,445
5Port of Oakland, Calif. $23,354,172
6El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $20,306,461
7Port of Houston $19,620,211
8Port of Virginia $15,031,576
9Port of Tacoma, Wash. $11,925,032
10Port of Charleston $11,243,526

U.S. imports of Misc. inorganic acids increased 9.22 percent through July to $362.3 million

U.S. imports of Misc. inorganic acids increased 9.22 percent from $331.73 million to $362.3 million through the first seven 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 446 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 460 for the last full year with a total value of $585.03 million, a $54.61 million, 10.30 percent increase from the 2017 total.

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

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Taiwan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Brownsville International Bridges, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Oakland, Calif. and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $106,366,584
2China $78,998,995
3Japan $33,825,555
4Taiwan $28,737,541
5Germany $24,733,683
6Hungary $18,154,182
7Austria $11,267,376
8Canada $10,651,261
9South Korea $8,801,495
10United Kingdom $7,634,700

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $42,854,059
2New York City $19,883,091
3San Francisco $14,331,361
4Los Angeles $14,019,193
5Atlanta/Savannah $12,703,006
6El Paso $10,707,329
7Chicago $10,684,245
8Miami $7,218,761
9Houston $6,056,045
10Charleston $5,758,660

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Brownsville International Bridges rose 14.51 percent compared to last year to $85.52 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 0.05 percent compared to last year to $38.13 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 3.45 percent compared to last year to $30.8 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 47.39 percent compared to last year to $24.74 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 13.15 percent compared to last year to $23.35 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 Mexico increased $9.74 million, 10.08 percent, (29.36 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $737,481, 0.94 percent, (21.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $2.27 million, 7.19 percent, (9.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Taiwan increased $6.66 million, 30.15 percent, (7.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $322,512, 1.32 percent, (6.83 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 75.26 percent of all these Misc. inorganic acids imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $272.66 million of the $362.3 million total.

All totaled, 55.91 percent of all these Misc. inorganic acids imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $202.55 million of the $362.3 million total