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

Imports: Phosphoric, related acids

Phosphoric, related acids, the No. 754 import by value totaled $26.43 million for the month of December, $156.55 million through December 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$47.27 M
2China$44.62 M
3Mexico$19.5 M
4Israel$16.24 M
5Morocco$16 M
6Japan$3.45 M
7Taiwan$3.1 M
8Canada$2.21 M
9France$1.17 M
10Switzerland$862,217
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $156.55 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $73,117,650
2Port of Philadelphia $23,942,864
3Port of Houston $16,740,047
4Port of Los Angeles $8,832,082
5Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. $8,083,589
6Port of Newark $3,532,915
7Port of Charleston $3,426,569
8Port of Tacoma, Wash. $2,992,029
9Port of Mobile, Ala. $2,921,352
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $2,353,913

U.S. imports of Phosphoric, related acids increased 21.74 percent through December to $156.55 million

U.S. imports of Phosphoric, related acids increased 21.74 percent from $128.59 million to $156.55 million in 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 December 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 December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Belgium, No. 2 China, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Israel and No. 5 Morocco. 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 Greater Baton Rouge, La..

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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Belgium $47,270,241
2China $44,621,789
3Mexico $19,497,961
4Israel $16,244,187
5Morocco $16,003,104
6Japan $3,448,289
7Taiwan $3,101,807
8Canada $2,205,164
9France $1,173,089
10Switzerland $862,217

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $17,880,414
2New Orleans $8,290,894
3Houston $5,256,719
4Philadelphia $4,240,292
5Mobile $2,121,855
6Los Angeles $2,087,100
7San Francisco $1,211,926
8Seattle $1,150,585
9New York City $419,674
10Charleston $364,483

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 3.49 percent compared to last year to $73.12 million.
  • Port of Philadelphia rose 138.24 percent compared to last year to $23.94 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 54.6 percent compared to last year to $16.74 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 13.75 percent compared to last year to $8.83 million.
  • Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. totaled $8.08 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

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 $4.86 million, 9.33 percent, (30.19 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $10,417, 0.02 percent, (28.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $8.39 million, 75.58 percent, (12.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Israel increased $11.57 million, 247.69 percent, (10.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Morocco increased $13.32 million, 496.31 percent, (10.22 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 91.75 percent of all these Phosphoric, related acids imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $143.64 million of the $156.55 million total.

All totaled, 83.5 percent of all these Phosphoric, related acids imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $130.72 million of the $156.55 million total