Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Imports: Phosphates, etc.

Phosphates, etc., the No. 532 import by value totaled $28.35 million for the month of February, $57.73 million through February of 2020, and $330.45 million for all of 2019, 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
1Canada$11.9 M
2China$7.99 M
3Japan$7.02 M
4Russia$5.56 M
5Germany$5.33 M
6Mexico$4.6 M
7Israel$3.67 M
8Belgium$2.62 M
9France$2.52 M
10Thailand$2.04 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $57.73 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $7,833,410
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $6,795,273
3Port of Newark $6,126,732
4Port of New Orleans $4,822,799
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $3,789,301
6San Jose International Airport, Calif. $3,218,082
7San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $3,218,081
8Port of Virginia $2,897,552
9Port of Houston $2,111,283
10Port of Charleston $2,050,809

U.S. imports of Phosphates, etc. increased 7.40 percent through February to $57.73 million

U.S. imports of Phosphates, etc. increased 7.40 percent from $53.76 million to $57.73 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 532 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 573 for the last full year with a total value of $330.45 million, a $25.7 million, 7.22 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Russia and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Russia, 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 Newark, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 San Francisco International Airport, Calif..

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $11,897,667
2China $7,994,574
3Japan $7,024,232
4Russia $5,555,794
5Germany $5,331,408
6Mexico $4,595,543
7Israel $3,666,289
8Belgium $2,617,334
9France $2,520,842
10Thailand $2,040,754

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $5,584,510
2New Orleans $5,026,900
3Atlanta/Savannah $2,763,581
4San Francisco $2,505,648
5New York City $2,457,006
6Charleston $1,524,832
7Laredo $1,365,783
8Los Angeles $1,319,188
9Chicago $939,489
10Houston $870,190

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 Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 10.62 percent compared to last year to $7.83 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 13.37 percent compared to last year to $6.8 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 21.66 percent compared to last year to $6.13 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 27.91 percent compared to last year to $4.82 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 208.38 percent compared to last year to $3.79 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 Canada increased $1.66 million, 16.16 percent, (20.61 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $1.75 million, 27.94 percent, (13.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $2.62 million, 59.49 percent, (12.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Russia decreased $3.54 million, 38.89 percent, (9.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany decreased $854,896, 13.82 percent, (9.23 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 65.48 percent of all these Phosphates, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $37.8 million of the $57.73 million total.

All totaled, 50.87 percent of all these Phosphates, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $29.37 million of the $57.73 million total