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

Imports: Natural calcium and phosphate

Natural calcium and phosphate, the No. 715 import by value totaled $11.69 million for the month of October, $154.58 million through October of 2018, and $185.35 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
1Peru$124.32 M
2Morocco$25.08 M
3China$4.15 M
4Denmark$361,059
5Canada$309,053
6Taiwan$244,800
7Japan$64,870
8Spain$20,372
9Philippines$15,774
10United Kingdom$10,396
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $154.58 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish $101,831,424
2Port Manatee, Fla. $21,986,533
3Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. $21,742,740
4Port of Los Angeles $4,108,100
5Port of New Orleans $3,835,545
6Port of Virginia $307,137
7Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $244,800
8Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $170,330
9Port of Newark $141,951
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $50,047

U.S. imports of Natural calcium and phosphate increased 1.52 percent through October to $154.58 million

U.S. imports of Natural calcium and phosphate increased 1.52 percent from $152.26 million to $154.58 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 715 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 699 for the last full year with a total value of $185.35 million, a $42.66 million, 29.90 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading 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.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Peru, No. 2 Morocco, No. 3 China, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish, No. 2 Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La., No. 3 Port Manatee, Fla., No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Baltimore, Md..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Peru $124,319,524
2Morocco $25,076,718
3China $4,148,753
4Denmark $361,059
5Canada $309,053
6Taiwan $244,800
7Japan $64,870
8Spain $20,372
9Philippines $15,774
10United Kingdom $10,396

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $19,757,919
2Jacksonville/Tampa $3,333,978
3Los Angeles $309,329
4Minneapolis $142,770
5Detroit $43,730
6Pembina, N.D. $37,200
7Cleveland $28,501
8New York City $21,172
9Dallas $5,130
10Portland/Columbia-Snake River $3,902

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 Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish rose 10.35 percent compared to last year to $101.83 million.
  • Port Manatee, Fla. rose 71.35 percent compared to last year to $21.99 million.
  • Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. fell 48.35 percent compared to last year to $21.74 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 179.29 percent compared to last year to $4.11 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 720.51 percent compared to last year to $3.84 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 Peru increased $43.48 million, 53.78 percent, (80.42 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Morocco decreased $41.28 million, 62.21 percent, (16.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China increased $1.93 million, 86.75 percent, (2.68 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Denmark increased $218,298, 152.91 percent, (0.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada increased $3,967, 1.3 percent, (0.2 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.76 percent of all these Natural calcium and phosphate imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $154.22 million of the $154.58 million total.

All totaled, 99.3 percent of all these Natural calcium and phosphate imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $153.5 million of the $154.58 million total