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

Imports: Phosphoric, related acids

Phosphoric, related acids, the No. 681 import by value totaled $18.92 million for the month of July, $124.5 million through July of 2019, and $156.55 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
1Belgium$39.51 M
2Morocco$27.34 M
3Mexico$26.35 M
4China$14.56 M
5Israel$7.32 M
6Taiwan$2.33 M
7Canada$2.22 M
8Japan$1.95 M
9France$1.19 M
10Switzerland$787,095
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $124.5 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $50,680,049
2Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. $25,967,860
3Port of Philadelphia $24,606,899
4Port of Houston $4,302,676
5Port of Los Angeles $3,294,764
6Port of Mobile, Ala. $2,732,892
7Port of Newark $2,599,891
8Port of Charleston $2,133,024
9Port of Tacoma, Wash. $1,952,688
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $1,053,310

U.S. imports of Phosphoric, related acids increased 68.12 percent through July to $124.5 million

U.S. imports of Phosphoric, related acids increased 68.12 percent from $74.05 million to $124.5 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 681 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 784 for the last full year with a total value of $156.55 million, a $27.96 million, 21.74 percent increase from the 2017 total.

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

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Belgium, No. 3 Israel, No. 4 Mexico 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..

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Belgium $39,509,472
2Morocco $27,343,889
3Mexico $26,345,870
4China $14,557,038
5Israel $7,322,707
6Taiwan $2,327,103
7Canada $2,222,420
8Japan $1,954,182
9France $1,194,379
10Switzerland $787,095

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $23,929,426
2New Orleans $8,298,113
3Philadelphia $7,016,253
4Houston $5,615,916
5Los Angeles $3,430,485
6Mobile $2,329,340
7Seattle $1,734,370
8San Francisco $1,244,037
9Charleston $665,129
10New York City $537,276

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 Savannah, Ga. rose 32.28 percent compared to last year to $50.68 million.
  • Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. totaled $25.97 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Port of Philadelphia rose 250.6 percent compared to last year to $24.61 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 46.31 percent compared to last year to $4.3 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 35.68 percent compared to last year to $3.29 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 increased $17.44 million, 79.01 percent, (31.74 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Morocco increased $23.69 million, 648.66 percent, (21.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $20.46 million, 347.55 percent, (21.16 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $12.44 million, 46.07 percent, (11.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Israel decreased $1.03 million, 12.34 percent, (5.88 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 92.44 percent of all these Phosphoric, related acids imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $115.08 million of the $124.5 million total.

All totaled, 87.43 percent of all these Phosphoric, related acids imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $108.85 million of the $124.5 million total