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

Imports: Phosphates, etc.

Phosphates, etc., the No. 566 import by value totaled $30.69 million for the month of March, $84.45 million through March of 2019, and $356.16 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
1Russia$16.17 M
2Canada$15.18 M
3China$10.91 M
4Germany$9.11 M
5Japan$6.64 M
6Mexico$6.37 M
7Belgium$4.27 M
8France$3.89 M
9Thailand$3.8 M
10Israel$2.84 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $84.45 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New Orleans $14,019,908
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $12,712,725
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $8,605,730
4Port of Newark $7,675,538
5San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $5,472,714
6Port of Virginia $4,517,535
7Port of Los Angeles $4,424,604
8Port Laredo $4,256,598
9Port of Charleston $4,235,938
10Port of Houston $3,180,033

U.S. imports of Phosphates, etc. increased 0.30 percent through March to $84.45 million

U.S. imports of Phosphates, etc. increased 0.30 percent from $84.2 million to $84.45 million through the first three 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 566 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 562 for the last full year with a total value of $356.16 million, a $30.36 million, 9.32 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Russia, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 San Francisco International Airport, Calif..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 San Francisco International Airport, Calif..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Russia $16,168,713
2Canada $15,177,725
3China $10,905,525
4Germany $9,113,990
5Japan $6,644,458
6Mexico $6,366,090
7Belgium $4,271,479
8France $3,889,838
9Thailand $3,799,030
10Israel $2,837,256

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $23,361,508
2New York City $12,616,070
3New Orleans $11,294,758
4San Francisco $10,912,415
5Atlanta/Savannah $8,992,013
6Laredo $7,749,634
7Charleston $6,489,566
8Norfolk $5,897,285
9Los Angeles $5,282,749
10Houston $3,972,249

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New Orleans rose 195.36 percent compared to last year to $14.02 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 9.63 percent compared to last year to $12.71 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 18.62 percent compared to last year to $8.61 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 32.95 percent compared to last year to $7.68 million.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. rose 9.67 percent compared to last year to $5.47 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 Russia increased $10.82 million, 202.34 percent, (19.15 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $4.53 million, 23 percent, (17.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $5.46 million, 33.36 percent, (12.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany decreased $1.36 million, 12.97 percent, (10.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan increased $991,839, 17.55 percent, (7.87 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 68.69 percent of all these Phosphates, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $58.01 million of the $84.45 million total.

All totaled, 57.42 percent of all these Phosphates, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $48.49 million of the $84.45 million total