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

Imports: Organo-sulfur compounds

Organo-sulfur compounds, the No. 386 import by value totaled $51.48 million for the month of August, $541.79 million through August 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$176.84 M
2Japan$62.78 M
3Switzerland$45.96 M
4India$42.38 M
5France$39.39 M
6Spain$34.97 M
7Germany$25.75 M
8Finland$23.84 M
9Italy$15.45 M
10Belgium$10.33 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $541.79 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $84,389,276
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $60,424,740
3Port of Newark $52,412,347
4Port of Houston $50,674,756
5Port of Virginia $43,130,477
6Port of Long Beach $39,148,352
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $30,435,238
8Port of New Orleans $22,751,314
9Port of Tacoma, Wash. $22,534,900
10Port of Charleston $19,065,325

U.S. imports of Organo-sulfur compounds increased 4.79 percent through August to $541.79 million

U.S. imports of Organo-sulfur compounds increased 4.79 percent from $517.05 million to $541.79 million through the first eight 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 386 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 403 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 August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Switzerland, No. 4 India and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Finland, 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 – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $176,835,272
2Japan $62,779,323
3Switzerland $45,958,177
4India $42,383,127
5France $39,387,834
6Spain $34,966,401
7Germany $25,749,270
8Finland $23,843,371
9Italy $15,447,769
10Belgium $10,325,313

January – August 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 eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 0 percent compared to last year to $84.39 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 30.94 percent compared to last year to $60.42 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 6.23 percent compared to last year to $52.41 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 34.11 percent compared to last year to $50.67 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 10.11 percent compared to last year to $43.13 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 $9.15 million, 4.92 percent, (32.64 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $10.43 million, 19.93 percent, (11.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Switzerland increased $19.86 million, 76.1 percent, (8.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India increased $13.34 million, 45.95 percent, (7.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 France increased $5.7 million, 16.91 percent, (7.27 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 67.8 percent of all these Organo-sulfur compounds imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $367.34 million of the $541.79 million total.

All totaled, 53.72 percent of all these Organo-sulfur compounds imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $291.03 million of the $541.79 million total