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

Imports: Phosphoric, related acids

Phosphoric, related acids, the No. 773 import by value totaled $20.87 million for the month of October, $118.01 million through October of 2018, and $128.59 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
1Belgium$38.84 M
2China$37.24 M
3Israel$11.61 M
4Morocco$11.37 M
5Mexico$8.56 M
6Taiwan$2.57 M
7Japan$2.55 M
8Canada$1.83 M
9France$828,289
10Switzerland$784,211
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $118.01 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $60,460,522
2Port of Philadelphia $16,933,280
3Port of Houston $11,799,342
4Port of Los Angeles $7,290,054
5Port of Newark $3,182,649
6Port of Charleston $2,949,712
7Port of Mobile, Ala. $2,560,236
8Port of Tacoma, Wash. $2,378,497
9Port of Oakland, Calif. $2,016,243
10Port of Seattle, Wash. $1,517,476

U.S. imports of Phosphoric, related acids increased 11.08 percent through October to $118.01 million

U.S. imports of Phosphoric, related acids increased 11.08 percent from $106.25 million to $118.01 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 773 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 773 for the last full year with a total value of $128.59 million, a $2.75 million, 2.19 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Belgium, No. 2 China, No. 3 Israel, No. 4 Morocco and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Philadelphia, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Belgium, No. 2 China, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Israel and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of Philadelphia, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Belgium $38,840,251
2China $37,243,669
3Israel $11,608,414
4Morocco $11,371,302
5Mexico $8,562,979
6Taiwan $2,571,988
7Japan $2,554,270
8Canada $1,832,108
9France $828,289
10Switzerland $784,211

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $11,272,298
2Mobile $1,968,224
3Los Angeles $1,186,426
4San Francisco $906,367
5Seattle $783,187
6Houston $675,211
7Buffalo $207,345
8Charleston $188,272
9New York City $187,010
10Great Falls, Mont. $180,571

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 Savannah, Ga. fell 0.61 percent compared to last year to $60.46 million.
  • Port of Philadelphia rose 68.49 percent compared to last year to $16.93 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 22.55 percent compared to last year to $11.8 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 12.46 percent compared to last year to $7.29 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 101.13 percent compared to last year to $3.18 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 Belgium decreased $1.77 million, 4.35 percent, (32.91 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $1.09 million, 2.85 percent, (31.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Israel increased $7.02 million, 152.92 percent, (9.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Morocco increased $9.92 million, 681.54 percent, (9.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico decreased $2.43 million, 22.09 percent, (7.26 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 91.2 percent of all these Phosphoric, related acids imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $107.63 million of the $118.01 million total.

All totaled, 84.45 percent of all these Phosphoric, related acids imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $99.67 million of the $118.01 million total