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

Imports: Organo-sulfur compounds

Organo-sulfur compounds, the No. 409 import by value totaled $57.83 million for the month of October, $640.98 million through October of 2018, and $832.77 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
1China$228.87 M
2Japan$64.5 M
3France$43.78 M
4Finland$38.85 M
5Switzerland$36.39 M
6India$36.05 M
7Germany$28.74 M
8Italy$20.01 M
9United Kingdom$17.95 M
10Spain$17.47 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $640.98 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $109,728,612
2Port of Los Angeles $101,695,413
3Port of Newark $59,795,093
4Port of Virginia $53,904,951
5Port of Houston $50,037,382
6Chicago O’Hare International Airport $48,624,316
7Port of Long Beach $32,014,683
8Port of Charleston $21,846,830
9Port of New Orleans $19,830,541
10Port Laredo $14,391,221

U.S. imports of Organo-sulfur compounds decreased 9.46 percent through October to $640.98 million

U.S. imports of Organo-sulfur compounds decreased 9.46 percent from $707.94 million to $640.98 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 409 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 357 for the last full year with a total value of $832.77 million, a $73.83 million, 9.73 percent increase from the 2016 total.

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

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Switzerland, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 France and No. 5 Finland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Wilmington, N.C., No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $228,865,952
2Japan $64,503,044
3France $43,780,395
4Finland $38,847,450
5Switzerland $36,387,884
6India $36,047,838
7Germany $28,744,284
8Italy $20,011,946
9United Kingdom $17,954,927
10Spain $17,472,395

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $25,159,994
2St. Louis $25,055,813
3Los Angeles $20,770,105
4Chicago $13,804,805
5Houston $11,655,730
6New York City $9,478,369
7Cleveland $4,879,664
8Charleston $4,734,662
9New Orleans $3,357,244
10Norfolk $2,485,966

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 Savannah, Ga. rose 13.07 percent compared to last year to $109.73 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 12.47 percent compared to last year to $101.7 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 17.6 percent compared to last year to $59.8 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 5.28 percent compared to last year to $53.9 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 2.06 percent compared to last year to $50.04 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 increased $40.84 million, 21.72 percent, (35.71 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan decreased $895,134, 1.37 percent, (10.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 France increased $850,986, 1.98 percent, (6.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Finland decreased $2.64 million, 6.36 percent, (6.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Switzerland decreased $96.28 million, 72.57 percent, (5.68 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 64.34 percent of all these Organo-sulfur compounds imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $412.38 million of the $640.98 million total.

All totaled, 58.53 percent of all these Organo-sulfur compounds imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $375.16 million of the $640.98 million total