Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through March 2020.

Imports: Natural barium sulfate, carbonate

Natural barium sulfate, carbonate, the No. 730 import by value totaled $14.55 million for the month of March, $38.11 million through March of 2020, and $214.34 million for all of 2019, 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
1India$15.48 M
2Mexico$11.06 M
3Vietnam$8.69 M
4China$2.23 M
5Germany$450,570
6United Kingdom$173,353
7Greece$11,319
8The Netherlands$9,845
9Turkey$6,618
10Japan$2,045
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January – March 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $38.11 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New Orleans $14,033,371
2Eagle Pass $8,215,181
3Port of Houston $7,709,631
4Port of Lake Charles, La. $4,759,612
5El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $1,083,383
6Progreso, Border Crossing, Texas $960,206
7Del Rio International Bridge Border Crossing, Texas $435,220
8Port of Newark $214,371
9Brownsville International Bridges $198,784
10Port Columbus International Airport, N.M. $136,081

U.S. imports of Natural barium sulfate, carbonate decreased 26.60 percent through March to $38.11 million

U.S. imports of Natural barium sulfate, carbonate decreased 26.60 percent from $51.92 million to $38.11 million through the first three months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 730 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 678 for the last full year with a total value of $214.34 million, a $18.08 million, 9.21 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 India, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Vietnam, No. 4 China and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Eagle Pass, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Lake Charles, La. and No. 5 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 India, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Laos, No. 4 China and No. 5 Morocco. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Port of Corpus Christi, Texas, No. 3 Port of Lake Charles, La., No. 4 Eagle Pass and No. 5 Port of Houston.

January – March 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1India $15,478,533
2Mexico $11,064,128
3Vietnam $8,686,348
4China $2,227,853
5Germany $450,570
6United Kingdom $173,353
7Greece $11,319
8The Netherlands $9,845
9Turkey $6,618
10Japan $2,045

January – March 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $4,390,097
2Houston $3,257,010
3Laredo $3,165,604
4Cleveland $851,994
5Anchorage $306,954
6El Paso $214,032
7Chicago $29,795
8Norfolk $20,538
9New York City $8,794
10Los Angeles $0

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 New Orleans rose 91.46 percent compared to last year to $14.03 million.
  • Eagle Pass rose 19.39 percent compared to last year to $8.22 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 6.74 percent compared to last year to $7.71 million.
  • Port of Lake Charles, La. fell 53.51 percent compared to last year to $4.76 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 35.69 percent compared to last year to $1.08 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 India decreased $1.16 million, 6.96 percent, (40.61 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $1.46 million, 15.2 percent, (29.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Vietnam increased $6.84 million, 370.68 percent, (22.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $6.65 million, 74.9 percent, (5.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $30,113, 7.16 percent, (1.18 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.47 percent of all these Natural barium sulfate, carbonate imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $37.91 million of the $38.11 million total.

All totaled, 93.94 percent of all these Natural barium sulfate, carbonate imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $35.8 million of the $38.11 million total