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

Imports: Potassic fertilizers

Potassic fertilizers, the No. 159 import by value totaled $233.74 million for the month of October, $2.29 billion through October of 2018, and $2.52 billion 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
1Canada$1.93 B
2Russia$124.47 M
3Belarus$123.37 M
4Israel$51.94 M
5Germany$33.94 M
6Chile$6.84 M
7Belgium$3.8 M
8Egypt$2.28 M
9United Kingdom$2.14 M
10Taiwan$1.4 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.29 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Eastport, Idaho $607,880,174
2International Falls, Minn. $580,962,222
3Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $479,155,872
4Port of New Orleans $186,253,371
5Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $181,114,303
6Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish $108,418,465
7Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $15,624,976
8Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $13,554,389
9Port of Wilmington, N.C. $12,259,419
10Dunseith Border Crossing, N.D. $12,175,435

U.S. imports of Potassic fertilizers increased 8.09 percent through October to $2.29 billion

U.S. imports of Potassic fertilizers increased 8.09 percent from $2.12 billion to $2.29 billion 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 159 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 157 for the last full year with a total value of $2.52 billion, a $433.98 million, 20.85 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Russia, No. 3 Belarus, No. 4 Israel and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Eastport, Idaho, No. 2 International Falls, Minn., No. 3 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D., No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Russia, No. 3 Belarus, No. 4 Israel and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D., No. 2 International Falls, Minn., No. 3 Port of Eastport, Idaho, No. 4 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. and No. 5 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $1,933,627,277
2Russia $124,468,500
3Belarus $123,372,416
4Israel $51,944,252
5Germany $33,935,841
6Chile $6,844,184
7Belgium $3,803,113
8Egypt $2,281,887
9United Kingdom $2,136,740
10Taiwan $1,395,935

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Pembina, N.D. $149,843,203
2Duluth, Minn. $105,190,279
3Great Falls, Mont. $91,700,421
4New Orleans $56,732,785
5Seattle $4,592,178
6Wilmington $2,330,145
7Buffalo $1,507,897
8San Francisco $927,003
9Detroit $750,365
10San Juan $454,570

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 Eastport, Idaho rose 41.75 percent compared to last year to $607.88 million.
  • International Falls, Minn. rose 11.83 percent compared to last year to $580.96 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. fell 8.33 percent compared to last year to $479.16 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 17.07 percent compared to last year to $186.25 million.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. fell 10.83 percent compared to last year to $181.11 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 Canada increased $175.13 million, 9.96 percent, (84.49 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Russia decreased $15.09 million, 10.81 percent, (5.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Belarus increased $27.83 million, 29.12 percent, (5.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Israel increased $731,572, 1.43 percent, (2.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $1.65 million, 5.1 percent, (1.48 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.07 percent of all these Potassic fertilizers imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $2.27 billion of the $2.29 billion total.

All totaled, 88.94 percent of all these Potassic fertilizers imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $2.04 billion of the $2.29 billion total