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

Imports: Nucleic acids and salts, heterocyclic compounds

Nucleic acids and salts, heterocyclic compounds, the No. 90 import by value totaled $305.27 million for the month of December, $5.41 billion through December of 2018, and $5.92 billion 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
1Ireland$2.28 B
2United Kingdom$559.37 M
3China$427.59 M
4India$305.62 M
5Germany$303.57 M
6Switzerland$299.76 M
7Belgium$295.41 M
8Japan$261.43 M
9Singapore$156.01 M
10Spain$150.23 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $5.41 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport $1,400,518,256
2Chicago O’Hare International Airport $736,771,405
3Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. $525,555,626
4San Juan International Airport, P.R. $493,384,995
5Port of New Orleans $264,549,759
6Port of Los Angeles $229,141,908
7Port of Newark $186,657,744
8Port of Virginia $156,296,069
9Port of Chester, Penn. $121,574,440
10John F. Kennedy International Airport $102,164,355

U.S. imports of Nucleic acids and salts, heterocyclic compounds decreased 8.50 percent through December to $5.41 billion

U.S. imports of Nucleic acids and salts, heterocyclic compounds decreased 8.50 percent from $5.92 billion to $5.41 billion in 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 90 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 74 for the last full year with a total value of $5.92 billion, a $1.27 billion, 17.62 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Ireland, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 China, No. 4 India and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va., No. 4 San Juan International Airport, P.R. and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Ireland, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 Spain and No. 5 Switzerland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 San Juan International Airport, P.R., No. 4 Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. and No. 5 Boston’s Logan International Airport.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Ireland $2,276,931,358
2United Kingdom $559,368,524
3China $427,588,542
4India $305,615,951
5Germany $303,569,800
6Switzerland $299,758,165
7Belgium $295,405,804
8Japan $261,433,617
9Singapore $156,007,240
10Spain $150,227,725

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Cleveland $316,485,157
2San Juan $311,331,339
3Chicago $206,924,945
4Washington, D.C. $162,978,275
5Detroit $89,501,869
6Los Angeles $79,596,592
7New York City $73,431,711
8St. Louis $72,104,675
9San Francisco $62,741,927
10Minneapolis $37,863,507

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport fell 13.51 percent compared to last year to $1.4 billion.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 1.46 percent compared to last year to $736.77 million.
  • Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. rose 24.31 percent compared to last year to $525.56 million.
  • San Juan International Airport, P.R. fell 21.6 percent compared to last year to $493.38 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 252.94 percent compared to last year to $264.55 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 Ireland increased $89.09 million, 4.07 percent, (42.06 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 United Kingdom decreased $12.03 million, 2.1 percent, (10.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China increased $67.08 million, 18.61 percent, (7.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India decreased $30.59 million, 9.1 percent, (5.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $47.51 million, 18.55 percent, (5.61 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 71.54 percent of all these Nucleic acids and salts, heterocyclic compounds imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $3.87 billion of the $5.41 billion total.

All totaled, 63.18 percent of all these Nucleic acids and salts, heterocyclic compounds imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $3.42 billion of the $5.41 billion total