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

Imports: Natural calcium and phosphate

Natural calcium and phosphate, the No. 752 import by value totaled $17.43 million for the month of May, $53.05 million through May of 2020, and $133.94 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
1Peru$47.82 M
2Morocco$4.09 M
3China$668,362
4Taiwan$249,908
5Canada$118,818
6India$69,335
7Japan$27,352
8Armenia$3,833
9United Kingdom$3,492
10Chile$0
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U.S. imports of Natural calcium and phosphate decreased 17.84 percent through May to $53.05 million

U.S. imports of Natural calcium and phosphate decreased 17.84 percent from $64.57 million to $53.05 million through the first five 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 752 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 746 for the last full year with a total value of $133.94 million, a $40.15 million, 23.06 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Peru, No. 2 Morocco, No. 3 China, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish, No. 2 Port Manatee, Fla., No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Jacksonville, Fla. and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Peru, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 India, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Denmark. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish, No. 2 Port Manatee, Fla., No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Mobile, Ala. and No. 5 Port of Jacksonville, Fla..

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish fell 5.47 percent compared to last year to $48.87 million.
  • Port Manatee, Fla. fell 74.38 percent compared to last year to $3.04 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 2319.92 percent compared to last year to $578,362.
  • Port of Jacksonville, Fla. rose 289.23 percent compared to last year to $317,608.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 49.62 percent compared to last year to $66,000.

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 Peru decreased $16.19 million, 25.29 percent, (90.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Morocco increased $4.09 million, 0 percent, (7.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China increased $636,551, 2001.04 percent, (1.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Taiwan increased $168,308, 206.26 percent, (0.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada decreased $90,504, 43.24 percent, (0.22 percent market share).

All totaled, 99.8 percent of all these Natural calcium and phosphate imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $52.94 million of the $53.05 million total.

All totaled, 99.66 percent of all these Natural calcium and phosphate imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $52.87 million of the $53.05 million total