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

Imports: Phosphatic fertilizers

Phosphatic fertilizers, the No. 844 import by value totaled $147,832 for the month of June, $38.84 million through June of 2020, and $68.81 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
1Morocco$20.99 M
2Israel$17.32 M
3China$217,903
4Mexico$159,656
5Brazil$95,691
6Canada$25,569
7The Netherlands$17,800
8Hungary$4,235
9Italy$2,599
10Spain$0
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U.S. imports of Phosphatic fertilizers increased 5.52 percent through June to $38.84 million

U.S. imports of Phosphatic fertilizers increased 5.52 percent from $36.8 million to $38.84 million through the first six 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 844 through June among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 881 for the last full year with a total value of $68.81 million, a $73.52 million, 51.65 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through June of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Morocco, No. 2 Israel, No. 3 China, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish, No. 3 Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La., No. 4 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Morocco, No. 2 Israel, No. 3 China, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Egypt. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish, No. 2 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz., No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. and No. 5 Antler Border Crossing, N.D..

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New Orleans fell 22.74 percent compared to last year to $28.01 million.
  • Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish totaled $7.01 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. totaled $3.29 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. rose 0.15 percent compared to last year to $210,730.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 39.89 percent compared to last year to $123,100.

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 Morocco increased $489,329, 2.39 percent, (54.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Israel increased $1.56 million, 9.91 percent, (44.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $25,903, 10.62 percent, (0.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $111,014, 228.23 percent, (0.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Brazil increased $95,691, 0 percent, (0.25 percent market share).

All totaled, 99.87 percent of all these Phosphatic fertilizers imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through June of this year. That is equal to $38.79 million of the $38.84 million total.

All totaled, 99.51 percent of all these Phosphatic fertilizers imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through June of this year. That is equal to $38.65 million of the $38.84 million total