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

Imports: Organo-sulfur compounds

Organo-sulfur compounds, the No. 348 import by value totaled $68.46 million for the month of February, $156.14 million through February of 2019, and $768.03 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
1China$51.59 M
2Finland$17.33 M
3Japan$16.41 M
4India$11.22 M
5France$9.98 M
6Spain$9.05 M
7Germany$6.56 M
8Switzerland$6.3 M
9Malaysia$4.5 M
10Belgium$4.27 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $156.14 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $30,666,662
2Port of Virginia $23,120,244
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $16,805,013
4Port of Houston $13,049,852
5Port of Long Beach $12,599,092
6Port of Newark $11,829,349
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $6,646,581
8Port of New Orleans $5,376,621
9Port of Tacoma, Wash. $5,150,446
10Port of Charleston $4,531,084

U.S. imports of Organo-sulfur compounds increased 10.23 percent through February to $156.14 million

U.S. imports of Organo-sulfur compounds increased 10.23 percent from $141.65 million to $156.14 million through the first two 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 348 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 362 for the last full year with a total value of $768.03 million, a $64.74 million, 7.77 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Finland, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 India and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Finland, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 France and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $51,588,643
2Finland $17,334,145
3Japan $16,414,069
4India $11,220,179
5France $9,984,919
6Spain $9,047,866
7Germany $6,560,384
8Switzerland $6,296,773
9Malaysia $4,498,759
10Belgium $4,271,794

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $48,719,922
2Los Angeles $41,602,866
3St. Louis $31,357,451
4Chicago $30,337,729
5Houston $20,659,605
6New York City $17,536,824
7New Orleans $15,448,918
8Charleston $9,600,815
9Cleveland $8,668,270
10Norfolk $4,549,534

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 9.14 percent compared to last year to $30.67 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 12.36 percent compared to last year to $23.12 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 34.52 percent compared to last year to $16.81 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 13.34 percent compared to last year to $13.05 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 60 percent compared to last year to $12.6 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 China decreased $2.71 million, 4.99 percent, (33.04 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Finland decreased $1.57 million, 8.28 percent, (11.1 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $202,277, 1.25 percent, (10.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India increased $4.01 million, 55.65 percent, (7.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 France increased $1.32 million, 15.26 percent, (6.39 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 68.24 percent of all these Organo-sulfur compounds imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $106.54 million of the $156.14 million total.

All totaled, 61.64 percent of all these Organo-sulfur compounds imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $96.24 million of the $156.14 million total