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

Imports: Misc. inorganic acids

Misc. inorganic acids, the No. 438 import by value totaled $51.76 million for the month of March, $155.24 million through March 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$46.36 M
2China$36.5 M
3Japan$14.3 M
4Taiwan$12.86 M
5Germany$10.61 M
6Hungary$6.84 M
7Austria$4.67 M
8South Korea$3.85 M
9Canada$3.46 M
10United Kingdom$3.33 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $155.24 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Brownsville International Bridges $37,880,324
2Port of Newark $17,261,044
3Port of Los Angeles $13,894,315
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $12,876,250
5Port of Oakland, Calif. $10,052,479
6El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $8,304,760
7Port of Houston $6,892,832
8Port of Virginia $6,527,847
9Port of Tacoma, Wash. $4,967,157
10Port of Charleston $4,658,264

U.S. imports of Misc. inorganic acids increased 12.69 percent through March to $155.24 million

U.S. imports of Misc. inorganic acids increased 12.69 percent from $137.75 million to $155.24 million through the first three 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 438 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 458 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 March 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 – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $46,356,496
2China $36,498,769
3Japan $14,302,888
4Taiwan $12,861,465
5Germany $10,612,367
6Hungary $6,837,085
7Austria $4,667,465
8South Korea $3,854,710
9Canada $3,460,229
10United Kingdom $3,331,873

January – March 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 three months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Brownsville International Bridges rose 10.39 percent compared to last year to $37.88 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 17.31 percent compared to last year to $17.26 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 11.42 percent compared to last year to $13.89 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 138 percent compared to last year to $12.88 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 13.54 percent compared to last year to $10.05 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 $2.63 million, 6.02 percent, (29.86 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $7 million, 23.73 percent, (23.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $1.44 million, 11.2 percent, (9.21 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Taiwan increased $4.25 million, 49.44 percent, (8.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany decreased $341,309, 3.12 percent, (6.84 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 77.71 percent of all these Misc. inorganic acids imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $120.63 million of the $155.24 million total.

All totaled, 59.24 percent of all these Misc. inorganic acids imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $91.96 million of the $155.24 million total