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

Imports: Misc. nitrogen function compounds

Misc. nitrogen function compounds, the No. 576 import by value totaled $28.92 million for the month of December, $330.23 million through December of 2018, and $288.99 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
1China$92.49 M
2South Korea$60.37 M
3Hungary$56.51 M
4Germany$40.25 M
5India$26.07 M
6Switzerland$18.75 M
7France$15.8 M
8Japan$7.45 M
9United Kingdom$4.48 M
10Thailand$1.82 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $330.23 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New Orleans $109,743,896
2Port of Newark $49,218,553
3Port of Houston $42,165,382
4Port of Los Angeles $31,433,507
5John F. Kennedy International Airport $18,770,851
6Port of Mobile, Ala. $18,362,711
7Port of Chester, Penn. $15,055,827
8Port of Virginia $11,086,161
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $10,080,820
10Port of Long Beach $5,137,637

U.S. imports of Misc. nitrogen function compounds increased 14.27 percent through December to $330.23 million

U.S. imports of Misc. nitrogen function compounds increased 14.27 percent from $288.99 million to $330.23 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 576 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 589 for the last full year with a total value of $288.99 million, a $74.87 million, 34.96 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Hungary, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Hungary and No. 5 Switzerland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Mobile, Ala..

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $92,490,247
2South Korea $60,365,851
3Hungary $56,507,256
4Germany $40,250,709
5India $26,066,462
6Switzerland $18,748,185
7France $15,804,619
8Japan $7,451,066
9United Kingdom $4,483,387
10Thailand $1,817,195

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $16,764,785
2St. Louis $13,740,480
3Houston $12,230,709
4New York City $12,028,112
5Philadelphia $4,122,609
6Mobile $3,675,465
7Chicago $2,778,240
8Los Angeles $2,483,756
9Atlanta/Savannah $2,273,893
10Norfolk $1,052,116

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New Orleans rose 44.68 percent compared to last year to $109.74 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 68.21 percent compared to last year to $49.22 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 23.67 percent compared to last year to $42.17 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 0.08 percent compared to last year to $31.43 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 109.61 percent compared to last year to $18.77 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 China increased $11.44 million, 14.12 percent, (28.01 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 South Korea increased $4.87 million, 8.77 percent, (18.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Hungary increased $17.38 million, 44.42 percent, (17.11 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany decreased $8.56 million, 17.54 percent, (12.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 India increased $10.75 million, 70.17 percent, (7.89 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 83.48 percent of all these Misc. nitrogen function compounds imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $275.68 million of the $330.23 million total.

All totaled, 76.11 percent of all these Misc. nitrogen function compounds imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $251.33 million of the $330.23 million total