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

Imports: Nitrites, nitrates

Nitrites, nitrates, the No. 827 import by value totaled $2.56 million for the month of July, $61.86 million through July 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$39.48 M
2China$5.47 M
3Germany$4.79 M
4Norway$4.26 M
5India$3.15 M
6Belgium$1.85 M
7Mexico$538,924
8Poland$440,815
9United Kingdom$411,114
10Jordan$395,521
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $61.86 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Port Canaveral, Fla. $18,178,588
2Port of Wilmington, Dela. $8,389,140
3Port of Stockton, Calif. $7,760,228
4Port of Newark $5,890,509
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $2,842,359
6Port of New Orleans $2,575,226
7Port of Wilmington, N.C. $2,405,201
8Port of Houston $1,462,860
9Port of Oakland, Calif. $1,432,123
10Port of Charleston $1,394,533

U.S. imports of Nitrites, nitrates increased 10.04 percent through July to $61.86 million

U.S. imports of Nitrites, nitrates increased 10.04 percent from $56.21 million to $61.86 million through the first seven 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 827 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 847 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 July 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 Wilmington, Dela., No. 3 Port of Stockton, Calif., No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

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 Newark, No. 3 Port of Stockton, Calif., No. 4 Port of Wilmington, Dela. and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Chile $39,482,677
2China $5,468,350
3Germany $4,791,446
4Norway $4,256,273
5India $3,145,657
6Belgium $1,854,656
7Mexico $538,924
8Poland $440,815
9United Kingdom $411,114
10Jordan $395,521

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Port Canaveral, Fla. rose 38.46 percent compared to last year to $18.18 million.
  • Port of Wilmington, Dela. rose 17.67 percent compared to last year to $8.39 million.
  • Port of Stockton, Calif. rose 17.47 percent compared to last year to $7.76 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 15.39 percent compared to last year to $5.89 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 88.02 percent compared to last year to $2.84 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 Chile increased $7.81 million, 24.67 percent, (63.83 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $974,951, 15.13 percent, (8.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany decreased $770,561, 13.85 percent, (7.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Norway increased $709,496, 20 percent, (6.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 India increased $371,093, 13.37 percent, (5.09 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 92.38 percent of all these Nitrites, nitrates imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $57.14 million of the $61.86 million total.

All totaled, 69.61 percent of all these Nitrites, nitrates imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $43.06 million of the $61.86 million total