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

Imports: Phosphoric, related acids

Phosphoric, related acids, the No. 721 import by value totaled $10.95 million for the month of February, $26.17 million through February of 2020, and $198.25 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
1Mexico$8.6 M
2Belgium$8.4 M
3Morocco$4.08 M
4China$1.69 M
5Japan$824,055
6Taiwan$659,291
7Israel$628,003
8Canada$471,253
9France$392,092
10India$197,875
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $26.17 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $8,909,775
2Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. $8,415,355
3Port of Philadelphia $4,078,009
4Port of Charleston $968,481
5Port of Los Angeles $902,031
6Port of Tacoma, Wash. $668,665
7Port of Houston $617,801
8Port of Newark $334,593
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $226,629
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $181,433

U.S. imports of Phosphoric, related acids decreased 32.71 percent through February to $26.17 million

U.S. imports of Phosphoric, related acids decreased 32.71 percent from $38.89 million to $26.17 million through the first two 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 721 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 655 for the last full year with a total value of $198.25 million, a $41.7 million, 26.64 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Belgium, No. 3 Morocco, No. 4 China and No. 5 Japan. 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 Charleston and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, theleading 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 Philadelphia, No. 3 Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La., No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $8,598,347
2Belgium $8,395,345
3Morocco $4,078,009
4China $1,686,562
5Japan $824,055
6Taiwan $659,291
7Israel $628,003
8Canada $471,253
9France $392,092
10India $197,875

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Philadelphia $7,702,811
2Atlanta/Savannah $4,419,898
3New Orleans $2,959,457
4Houston $568,282
5Los Angeles $331,899
6Seattle $300,920
7San Juan $243,177
8Charleston $193,837
9Mobile $102,938
10Buffalo $92,149

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 51.13 percent compared to last year to $8.91 million.
  • Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. fell 11.44 percent compared to last year to $8.42 million.
  • Port of Philadelphia fell 11.91 percent compared to last year to $4.08 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 35.09 percent compared to last year to $968,481.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 7.46 percent compared to last year to $902,031.

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 Mexico increased $3.04 million, 54.7 percent, (32.85 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Belgium decreased $5.1 million, 37.78 percent, (32.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Morocco decreased $5.11 million, 55.6 percent, (15.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $3.22 million, 65.6 percent, (6.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan increased $230,815, 38.91 percent, (3.15 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 90.11 percent of all these Phosphoric, related acids imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $23.58 million of the $26.17 million total.

All totaled, 88.93 percent of all these Phosphoric, related acids imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $23.27 million of the $26.17 million total