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

Imports: Phosphates, etc.

Phosphates, etc., the No. 568 import by value totaled $33.33 million for the month of July, $197.88 million through July 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
1Canada$34.65 M
2Russia$30.72 M
3China$30.66 M
4Germany$22.67 M
5Japan$14.14 M
6Mexico$14.1 M
7Belgium$10.4 M
8Thailand$10.22 M
9France$8.9 M
10Israel$7.72 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $197.88 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New Orleans $31,471,858
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $29,076,546
3Port of Newark $21,231,561
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $19,510,001
5San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $11,186,270
6Port of Los Angeles $9,744,792
7Port of Virginia $8,972,557
8Port of Charleston $8,023,720
9Port Laredo $7,965,452
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $7,896,773

U.S. imports of Phosphates, etc. decreased 7.18 percent through July to $197.88 million

U.S. imports of Phosphates, etc. decreased 7.18 percent from $213.19 million to $197.88 million through the first seven 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 568 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 554 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 July of this year the leading 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..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $34,652,654
2Russia $30,724,001
3China $30,659,354
4Germany $22,674,387
5Japan $14,141,851
6Mexico $14,104,440
7Belgium $10,404,983
8Thailand $10,218,611
9France $8,898,676
10Israel $7,719,852

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New Orleans fell 2.57 percent compared to last year to $31.47 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 4.86 percent compared to last year to $29.08 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 20.85 percent compared to last year to $21.23 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 36.72 percent compared to last year to $19.51 million.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. fell 15.35 percent compared to last year to $11.19 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 decreased $5.3 million, 13.26 percent, (17.51 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Russia increased $18.01 million, 141.57 percent, (15.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $20 million, 39.48 percent, (15.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany decreased $1.26 million, 5.27 percent, (11.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan decreased $732,567, 4.93 percent, (7.15 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 67.14 percent of all these Phosphates, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $132.85 million of the $197.88 million total.

All totaled, 56.84 percent of all these Phosphates, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $112.48 million of the $197.88 million total