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

Imports: Nitrites, nitrates

Nitrites, nitrates, the No. 769 import by value totaled $16.78 million for the month of March, $32.84 million through March of 2019, and $85.5 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
1Chile$23.15 M
2Norway$2.23 M
3Germany$2.02 M
4India$1.65 M
5China$1.59 M
6Belgium$1.28 M
7Poland$189,300
8Mexico$162,875
9Jordan$127,710
10Russia$99,960
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $32.84 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Port Canaveral, Fla. $12,085,695
2Port of Wilmington, Dela. $5,377,964
3Port of Stockton, Calif. $3,168,545
4Port of Newark $2,404,124
5Port of Wilmington, N.C. $2,249,785
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $1,735,802
7Port of Charleston $739,965
8Port of Philadelphia $623,290
9Port of Houston $572,323
10Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $459,271

U.S. imports of Nitrites, nitrates increased 65.41 percent through March to $32.84 million

U.S. imports of Nitrites, nitrates increased 65.41 percent from $19.85 million to $32.84 million through the first three 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 769 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 865 for the last full year with a total value of $85.5 million, a $6.28 million, 6.84 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Chile, No. 2 Norway, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 India and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Port Canaveral, Fla., No. 2 Port of Wilmington, Dela., No. 3 Port of Stockton, Calif., No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Wilmington, N.C..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Chile, No. 2 China, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Norway and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Port Canaveral, Fla., No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Stockton, Calif., No. 4 Port of Wilmington, Dela. and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Chile $23,146,589
2Norway $2,225,595
3Germany $2,022,781
4India $1,649,729
5China $1,589,059
6Belgium $1,281,984
7Poland $189,300
8Mexico $162,875
9Jordan $127,710
10Russia $99,960

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1San Francisco $4,979,169
2New York City $2,685,398
3Los Angeles $2,552,700
4Wilmington $2,287,401
5Charleston $1,432,172
6Chicago $1,394,300
7Houston $1,066,882
8Seattle $1,007,631
9Philadelphia $851,105
10Boston $752,622

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 Port Canaveral, Fla. totaled $12.09 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Port of Wilmington, Dela. totaled $5.38 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Port of Stockton, Calif. fell 52.03 percent compared to last year to $3.17 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 14.34 percent compared to last year to $2.4 million.
  • Port of Wilmington, N.C. rose 3.73 percent compared to last year to $2.25 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 Chile increased $14.17 million, 157.98 percent, (70.48 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Norway increased $593,812, 36.39 percent, (6.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $100,599, 5.23 percent, (6.16 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India increased $472,717, 40.16 percent, (5.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China decreased $1.16 million, 42.19 percent, (4.84 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 93.28 percent of all these Nitrites, nitrates imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $30.63 million of the $32.84 million total.

All totaled, 77 percent of all these Nitrites, nitrates imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $25.29 million of the $32.84 million total