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

Imports: Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers

Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers, the No. 222 import by value totaled $98.77 million for the month of July, $1.01 billion through July of 2019, and $1.53 billion 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
1Morocco$435.33 M
2Russia$277.47 M
3Saudi Arabia$68.62 M
4Mexico$48.46 M
5Canada$37.24 M
6Israel$23.1 M
7Norway$20.45 M
8Chile$16.99 M
9Germany$11.36 M
10Japan$8.84 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.01 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New Orleans $557,830,494
2Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish $132,491,028
3Port of Galveston, Texas $69,826,815
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $18,046,112
5Port of Wilmington, N.C. $15,842,881
6Port of Los Angeles $15,407,780
7Port of Oakland, Calif. $14,613,809
8Port of Tampa, Fla. $14,151,054
9Port of Philadelphia $10,965,866
10Port of Newark $10,749,891

U.S. imports of Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers increased 23.92 percent through July to $1.01 billion

U.S. imports of Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers increased 23.92 percent from $813.02 million to $1.01 billion 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 222 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 264 for the last full year with a total value of $1.53 billion, a $596.91 million, 63.74 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Morocco, No. 2 Russia, No. 3 Saudi Arabia, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish, No. 3 Port of Galveston, Texas, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Wilmington, N.C..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Morocco, No. 2 Russia, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Saudi Arabia and No. 5 Israel. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish, No. 3 Port of Galveston, Texas, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Tampa, Fla..

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Morocco $435,328,397
2Russia $277,471,235
3Saudi Arabia $68,618,866
4Mexico $48,457,000
5Canada $37,239,669
6Israel $23,104,113
7Norway $20,452,612
8Chile $16,990,043
9Germany $11,362,063
10Japan $8,836,147

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $385,351,980
2Houston $35,597,566
3San Francisco $27,507,848
4Los Angeles $8,510,694
5Jacksonville/Tampa $8,492,087
6Laredo $6,693,794
7Wilmington $5,647,511
8Atlanta/Savannah $5,228,188
9Philadelphia $4,905,184
10Detroit $4,055,196

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:

  • Port of New Orleans rose 11 percent compared to last year to $557.83 million.
  • Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish rose 102.8 percent compared to last year to $132.49 million.
  • Port of Galveston, Texas rose 104.72 percent compared to last year to $69.83 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 22.81 percent compared to last year to $18.05 million.
  • Port of Wilmington, N.C. rose 105.39 percent compared to last year to $15.84 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 Morocco increased $73.21 million, 20.22 percent, (43.21 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Russia increased $72.6 million, 35.44 percent, (27.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Saudi Arabia increased $37.13 million, 117.88 percent, (6.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $23.23 million, 92.1 percent, (4.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada decreased $1.68 million, 4.32 percent, (3.7 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 86.07 percent of all these Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $867.12 million of the $1.01 billion total.

All totaled, 78.81 percent of all these Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $794.04 million of the $1.01 billion total