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

Imports: Nitrites, nitrates

Nitrites, nitrates, the No. 857 import by value totaled $11.15 million for the month of October, $76.16 million through October of 2018, and $91.78 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
1Chile$43.24 M
2China$8.54 M
3Germany$7.93 M
4Norway$4.55 M
5India$4.11 M
6Mexico$2.27 M
7United Kingdom$1.99 M
8Jordan$887,180
9Poland$813,666
10France$240,541
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $76.16 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Port Canaveral, Fla. $18,575,779
2Port of Newark $10,042,627
3Port of Stockton, Calif. $9,652,081
4Port of Wilmington, Dela. $9,614,001
5Port of Wilmington, N.C. $3,223,573
6Port of Charleston $2,995,093
7Port Laredo $2,194,892
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $1,795,531
9Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $1,603,748
10Port of Houston $1,504,594

U.S. imports of Nitrites, nitrates decreased 0.19 percent through October to $76.16 million

U.S. imports of Nitrites, nitrates decreased 0.19 percent from $76.31 million to $76.16 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 857 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 835 for the last full year with a total value of $91.78 million, a $17.68 million, 23.87 percent increase from the 2016 total.

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Chile $43,243,851
2China $8,544,934
3Germany $7,927,633
4Norway $4,554,596
5India $4,108,688
6Mexico $2,274,830
7United Kingdom $1,989,658
8Jordan $887,180
9Poland $813,666
10France $240,541

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1San Francisco $4,076,387
2Wilmington $2,168,816
3New York City $1,309,540
4Chicago $1,082,386
5Charleston $920,935
6Laredo $507,346
7Houston $460,377
8Los Angeles $396,910
9Philadelphia $378,534
10Boston $281,222

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 Port Canaveral, Fla. fell 5.11 percent compared to last year to $18.58 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 2.48 percent compared to last year to $10.04 million.
  • Port of Stockton, Calif. rose 5.76 percent compared to last year to $9.65 million.
  • Port of Wilmington, Dela. fell 24.27 percent compared to last year to $9.61 million.
  • Port of Wilmington, N.C. rose 60.99 percent compared to last year to $3.22 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 decreased $1.94 million, 4.3 percent, (56.78 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $39,834, 0.46 percent, (11.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $657,779, 9.05 percent, (10.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Norway decreased $67,441, 1.46 percent, (5.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 India increased $628,573, 18.06 percent, (5.39 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 89.79 percent of all these Nitrites, nitrates imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $68.38 million of the $76.16 million total.

All totaled, 67.11 percent of all these Nitrites, nitrates imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $51.11 million of the $76.16 million total