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

Imports: Misc. inorganic acids

Misc. inorganic acids, the No. 462 import by value totaled $49.61 million for the month of December, $585.03 million through December of 2018, and $530.42 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
1Mexico$165 M
2China$142.52 M
3Japan$55.83 M
4Taiwan$44.4 M
5Germany$39.97 M
6Hungary$21.39 M
7Austria$19 M
8Canada$15.03 M
9South Korea$13.4 M
10United Kingdom$9.54 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $585.03 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Brownsville International Bridges $132,335,531
2Port of Newark $66,024,253
3Port of Los Angeles $55,657,565
4Port of Oakland, Calif. $39,566,865
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $35,811,991
6El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $31,584,064
7Port of Long Beach $20,848,803
8Port of Houston $19,836,983
9Port of Tacoma, Wash. $18,804,693
10Port of Charleston $16,800,270

U.S. imports of Misc. inorganic acids increased 10.30 percent through December to $585.03 million

U.S. imports of Misc. inorganic acids increased 10.30 percent from $530.42 million to $585.03 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 462 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 462 for the last full year with a total value of $530.42 million, a $38.97 million, 7.93 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December 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 Oakland, Calif. and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

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 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif..

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $165,003,350
2China $142,522,721
3Japan $55,829,101
4Taiwan $44,400,222
5Germany $39,967,827
6Hungary $21,390,330
7Austria $18,996,720
8Canada $15,034,396
9South Korea $13,400,441
10United Kingdom $9,541,815

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $31,457,260
2New York City $15,394,225
3Los Angeles $10,331,402
4San Francisco $9,831,365
5Atlanta/Savannah $9,253,631
6El Paso $7,682,624
7Chicago $6,305,852
8Miami $4,801,898
9Charleston $4,446,346
10Cleveland $4,163,570

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Brownsville International Bridges rose 9.82 percent compared to last year to $132.34 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 21.48 percent compared to last year to $66.02 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 17.68 percent compared to last year to $55.66 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 35.39 percent compared to last year to $39.57 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 65.92 percent compared to last year to $35.81 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 $6.62 million, 4.18 percent, (28.2 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $22.48 million, 18.73 percent, (24.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $3.22 million, 6.12 percent, (9.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Taiwan increased $14.83 million, 50.14 percent, (7.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $786,322, 2.01 percent, (6.83 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 76.53 percent of all these Misc. inorganic acids imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $447.72 million of the $585.03 million total.

All totaled, 56.3 percent of all these Misc. inorganic acids imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $329.4 million of the $585.03 million total