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

Imports: Natural calcium and phosphate

Natural calcium and phosphate, the No. 734 import by value totaled $9.42 million for the month of February, $26.27 million through February of 2019, and $174.1 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
1Peru$26.05 M
2Denmark$79,356
3India$65,000
4Canada$45,063
5China$22,611
6Japan$5,791
7Spain$2,800
8United Kingdom$2,164
9South Korea$0
10Mexico$0
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U.S. imports of Natural calcium and phosphate increased 10.92 percent through February to $26.27 million

U.S. imports of Natural calcium and phosphate increased 10.92 percent from $23.69 million to $26.27 million through the first two 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 734 through February 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 $174.1 million, a $11.26 million, 6.07 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Peru, No. 2 Denmark, No. 3 India, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish, No. 2 Port Manatee, Fla., No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Peru, No. 2 Morocco, No. 3 China, No. 4 Denmark 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 Greater Baton Rouge, La., No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Peru $26,052,133
2Denmark $79,356
3India $65,000
4Canada $45,063
5China $22,611
6Japan $5,791
7Spain $2,800
8United Kingdom $2,164
9Madagascar $0
10Morocco $0

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $35,502,531
2Jacksonville/Tampa $6,113,226
3Los Angeles $1,132,260
4Minneapolis $182,202
5Detroit $80,150
6Cleveland $64,456
7Pembina, N.D. $48,200
8New York City $35,967
9Great Falls, Mont. $25,244
10Charleston $6,317

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish rose 28.24 percent compared to last year to $20.42 million.
  • Port Manatee, Fla. rose 68.98 percent compared to last year to $5.63 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. totaled $65,000. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Port of Virginia fell 72.14 percent compared to last year to $39,778.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 21.43 percent compared to last year to $29,296.

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 increased $6.29 million, 31.86 percent, (99.15 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Denmark decreased $91,915, 53.67 percent, (0.3 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 India increased $65,000, 0 percent, (0.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada decreased $37,967, 45.73 percent, (0.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China decreased $290,620, 92.78 percent, (0.09 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.96 percent of all these Natural calcium and phosphate imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $26.26 million of the $26.27 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 February of this year. That is equal to $26.19 million of the $26.27 million total