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

Imports: Misc. inorganic compounds

Misc. inorganic compounds, the No. 332 import by value totaled $83.17 million for the month of March, $251.82 million through March of 2019, and $610.73 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
1Japan$234.33 M
2Canada$6.41 M
3Mexico$4.25 M
4Germany$3.37 M
5South Korea$852,160
6China$816,768
7India$466,897
8United Kingdom$426,995
9Malaysia$193,502
10Spain$179,115
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $251.82 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Oakland, Calif. $222,202,434
2San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $8,878,576
3Madawaska Border Crossing, Maine $4,451,410
4Port Laredo $4,135,002
5Port of Newark $2,917,259
6Honolulu International Airport, Hawaii $1,883,658
7Port of Los Angeles $1,787,808
8Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $1,260,293
9Port of Virginia $791,881
10Port of New Orleans $546,431

U.S. imports of Misc. inorganic compounds increased 360.47 percent through March to $251.82 million

U.S. imports of Misc. inorganic compounds increased 360.47 percent from $54.69 million to $251.82 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 332 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 668 for the last full year with a total value of $610.73 million, a $469.4 million, 332.11 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 2 San Francisco International Airport, Calif., No. 3 Madawaska Border Crossing, Maine, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 2 San Francisco International Airport, Calif., No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Madawaska Border Crossing, Maine and No. 5 Port of Newark.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $234,328,940
2Canada $6,408,312
3Mexico $4,251,981
4Germany $3,365,137
5South Korea $852,160
6China $816,768
7India $466,897
8United Kingdom $426,995
9Malaysia $193,502
10Spain $179,115

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1San Francisco $154,188,233
2Laredo $5,484,135
3Portland, Maine $4,961,152
4Los Angeles $2,646,476
5Buffalo $2,091,447
6New York City $1,545,281
7Cleveland $1,132,785
8Philadelphia $734,482
9Seattle $708,868
10New Orleans $628,087

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:

  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 496.65 percent compared to last year to $222.2 million.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. rose 18958 percent compared to last year to $8.88 million.
  • Madawaska Border Crossing, Maine rose 9.64 percent compared to last year to $4.45 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 6.29 percent compared to last year to $4.14 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 48.69 percent compared to last year to $2.92 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 Japan increased $197.08 million, 529.12 percent, (93.05 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $70,668, 1.12 percent, (2.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico decreased $175,303, 3.96 percent, (1.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $1.6 million, 90.82 percent, (1.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea decreased $403,763, 32.15 percent, (0.34 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 98.96 percent of all these Misc. inorganic compounds imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $249.21 million of the $251.82 million total.

All totaled, 96.33 percent of all these Misc. inorganic compounds imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $242.58 million of the $251.82 million total