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

Imports: Phosphatic fertilizers

Phosphatic fertilizers, the No. 754 import by value totaled $9.69 million for the month of October, $128.09 million through October of 2018, and $91.23 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
1Israel$60.82 M
2Morocco$56.27 M
3Mexico$10.19 M
4China$443,040
5Estonia$153,187
6Canada$80,691
7India$62,051
8Egypt$54,212
9Bulgaria$5,818
10Taiwan$3,775
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $128.09 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New Orleans $124,934,240
2Port of Tampa, Fla. $2,348,269
3Port of Los Angeles $243,748
4Port of Charleston $148,500
5Port of Oakland, Calif. $129,162
6Honolulu International Airport, Hawaii $102,600
7Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $62,753
8Sumas, Border Crossing, Wash. $41,363
9Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $24,329
10Antler Border Crossing, N.D. $13,394

U.S. imports of Phosphatic fertilizers increased 40.58 percent through October to $128.09 million

U.S. imports of Phosphatic fertilizers increased 40.58 percent from $91.12 million to $128.09 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 754 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 797 for the last full year with a total value of $91.23 million, a $5.33 million, 5.52 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Israel, No. 2 Morocco, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 China and No. 5 Estonia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Port of Tampa, Fla., No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Israel, No. 2 Morocco, No. 3 Russia, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Port of Tampa, Fla., No. 4 Port of Beaufort-Morehead City, N.C. and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Israel $60,824,333
2Morocco $56,268,388
3Mexico $10,189,788
4China $443,040
5Estonia $153,187
6Canada $80,691
7India $62,051
8Egypt $54,212
9Bulgaria $5,818
10Taiwan $3,775

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $26,106,254
2Seattle $20,019
3San Francisco $18,216
4Los Angeles $9,760
5Cleveland $9,417
6Chicago $4,687
7Buffalo $2,014

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 New Orleans rose 320.35 percent compared to last year to $124.93 million.
  • Port of Tampa, Fla. fell 34.95 percent compared to last year to $2.35 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 23.32 percent compared to last year to $243,748.
  • Port of Charleston totaled $148,500. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 133.82 percent compared to last year to $129,162.

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 Israel increased $14.82 million, 32.21 percent, (47.49 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Morocco increased $16.17 million, 40.34 percent, (43.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $8.41 million, 473.97 percent, (7.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China increased $177,753, 67 percent, (0.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Estonia increased $126,336, 470.51 percent, (0.12 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.84 percent of all these Phosphatic fertilizers imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $127.88 million of the $128.09 million total.

All totaled, 99.78 percent of all these Phosphatic fertilizers imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $127.8 million of the $128.09 million total