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

Imports: Misc. nitrogen function compounds

Misc. nitrogen function compounds, the No. 579 import by value totaled $24.76 million for the month of October, $279.2 million through October 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$73.38 M
2South Korea$52.64 M
3Hungary$51.06 M
4Germany$34.29 M
5India$21.51 M
6Switzerland$16.69 M
7France$13.51 M
8Japan$6.26 M
9United Kingdom$3.52 M
10Canada$1.28 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $279.2 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New Orleans $97,189,452
2Port of Newark $37,908,280
3Port of Houston $32,271,726
4Port of Los Angeles $25,901,985
5Port of Mobile, Ala. $16,734,020
6John F. Kennedy International Airport $16,232,317
7Port of Chester, Penn. $13,836,092
8Port of Virginia $10,532,993
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $8,945,658
10Port of Long Beach $4,167,547

U.S. imports of Misc. nitrogen function compounds increased 22.04 percent through October to $279.2 million

U.S. imports of Misc. nitrogen function compounds increased 22.04 percent from $228.79 million to $279.2 million through the first 10 months of 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 579 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 602 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 October 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 Port of Mobile, Ala..

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 – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $73,377,140
2South Korea $52,635,838
3Hungary $51,063,380
4Germany $34,288,964
5India $21,509,526
6Switzerland $16,692,631
7France $13,506,903
8Japan $6,261,774
9United Kingdom $3,518,278
10Canada $1,279,856

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1St. Louis $9,394,560
2New Orleans $7,820,238
3Houston $7,727,631
4New York City $6,214,834
5Philadelphia $3,264,236
6Mobile $2,504,853
7Chicago $2,278,926
8Atlanta/Savannah $1,673,323
9Los Angeles $1,371,162
10Norfolk $705,684

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New Orleans rose 80.16 percent compared to last year to $97.19 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 48.39 percent compared to last year to $37.91 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 27.5 percent compared to last year to $32.27 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 9.27 percent compared to last year to $25.9 million.
  • Port of Mobile, Ala. fell 8.99 percent compared to last year to $16.73 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 $9.8 million, 15.42 percent, (26.28 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 South Korea increased $9.18 million, 21.11 percent, (18.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Hungary increased $23.85 million, 87.64 percent, (18.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany decreased $7.31 million, 17.58 percent, (12.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 India increased $7.86 million, 57.56 percent, (7.7 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 83.41 percent of all these Misc. nitrogen function compounds imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $232.87 million of the $279.2 million total.

All totaled, 75.22 percent of all these Misc. nitrogen function compounds imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $210.01 million of the $279.2 million total