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

Imports: Misc. organo-inorganic compounds

Misc. organo-inorganic compounds, the No. 268 import by value totaled $114.5 million for the month of December, $1.37 billion through December of 2018, and $964.5 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$897.25 M
2Germany$167.37 M
3India$77.22 M
4Japan$51.49 M
5Thailand$35.67 M
6United Kingdom$26.19 M
7Italy$22.8 M
8Canada$18.57 M
9Belgium$11.79 M
10Ireland$11.35 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.37 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $359,681,603
2Port of Long Beach $188,689,013
3Port of Newark $130,351,843
4Port of Houston $121,372,269
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $94,130,618
6Port of Charleston $93,756,425
7Port of Virginia $90,000,180
8Port of New Orleans $47,819,961
9Port of Seattle, Wash. $46,524,684
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $44,980,180

U.S. imports of Misc. organo-inorganic compounds increased 42.54 percent through December to $1.37 billion

U.S. imports of Misc. organo-inorganic compounds increased 42.54 percent from $964.5 million to $1.37 billion 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 268 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 326 for the last full year with a total value of $964.5 million, a $124.1 million, 14.77 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 India, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Thailand. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 India and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Newark.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $897,245,027
2Germany $167,372,579
3India $77,224,210
4Japan $51,488,751
5Thailand $35,665,473
6United Kingdom $26,194,962
7Italy $22,797,999
8Canada $18,568,682
9Belgium $11,794,463
10Ireland $11,349,871

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $60,232,528
2St. Louis $45,431,524
3New Orleans $25,004,564
4Chicago $21,730,930
5Houston $21,211,951
6Charleston $19,985,290
7New York City $19,575,527
8Atlanta/Savannah $17,929,538
9Seattle $16,671,012
10Detroit $12,700,500

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 38.87 percent compared to last year to $359.68 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 33.45 percent compared to last year to $188.69 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 95.73 percent compared to last year to $130.35 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 61.51 percent compared to last year to $121.37 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 75.1 percent compared to last year to $94.13 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 $355.37 million, 65.58 percent, (65.26 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany decreased $18.06 million, 9.74 percent, (12.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 India increased $30.16 million, 64.09 percent, (5.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan increased $4.31 million, 9.14 percent, (3.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Thailand increased $14.83 million, 71.2 percent, (2.59 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 89.39 percent of all these Misc. organo-inorganic compounds imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $1.23 billion of the $1.37 billion total.

All totaled, 65.04 percent of all these Misc. organo-inorganic compounds imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $894.23 million of the $1.37 billion total