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

Imports: Natural calcium and phosphate

Natural calcium and phosphate, the No. 765 import by value totaled $6.27 million for the month of August, $95.62 million through August 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$94.4 M
2Canada$298,585
3China$236,068
4India$197,000
5Taiwan$162,817
6France$148,060
7Denmark$79,356
8Portugal$39,568
9Japan$32,130
10Philippines$13,671
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U.S. imports of Natural calcium and phosphate decreased 26.18 percent through August to $95.62 million

U.S. imports of Natural calcium and phosphate decreased 26.18 percent from $129.52 million to $95.62 million through the first eight 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 765 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 704 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 August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Peru, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 India and No. 5 Taiwan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish, No. 2 Port Manatee, Fla., No. 3 Port of Mobile, Ala., No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Peru, No. 2 Morocco, No. 3 China, No. 4 Denmark and No. 5 Taiwan. 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 – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Peru $94,401,508
2Canada $298,585
3China $236,068
4India $197,000
5Taiwan $162,817
6France $148,060
7Denmark $79,356
8Portugal $39,568
9Japan $32,130
10Philippines $13,671

January – August 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 eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish fell 7.9 percent compared to last year to $75.74 million.
  • Port Manatee, Fla. rose 6.64 percent compared to last year to $18.21 million.
  • Port of Mobile, Ala. totaled $458,057. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Port of Houston totaled $204,839. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. totaled $197,000. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

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 $5.41 million, 5.42 percent, (98.73 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $55,749, 22.96 percent, (0.31 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $3.55 million, 93.76 percent, (0.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India increased $197,000, 0 percent, (0.21 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Taiwan decreased $81,983, 33.49 percent, (0.17 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.66 percent of all these Natural calcium and phosphate imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $95.3 million of the $95.62 million total.

All totaled, 99.15 percent of all these Natural calcium and phosphate imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $94.8 million of the $95.62 million total