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

Imports: Potassic fertilizers

Potassic fertilizers, the No. 130 import by value totaled $223.55 million for the month of February, $545.82 million through February of 2019, and $2.75 billion 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
1Canada$411.49 M
2Belarus$73.26 M
3Russia$37.66 M
4Israel$20.02 M
5Germany$1.49 M
6Chile$696,544
7United Kingdom$300,567
8Brazil$275,185
9Belgium$255,538
10Egypt$115,200
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U.S. imports of Potassic fertilizers increased 31.20 percent through February to $545.82 million

U.S. imports of Potassic fertilizers increased 31.20 percent from $416.03 million to $545.82 million through the first two 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 130 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 165 for the last full year with a total value of $2.75 billion, a $232.8 million, 9.25 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Belarus, No. 3 Russia, 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 Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

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

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $411,487,416
2Belarus $73,261,394
3Russia $37,663,314
4Israel $20,019,723
5Germany $1,488,497
6Chile $696,544
7United Kingdom $300,567
8Brazil $275,185
9Belgium $255,538
10Egypt $115,200

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Pembina, N.D. $278,875,932
2Great Falls, Mont. $256,618,965
3Duluth, Minn. $216,856,005
4New Orleans $95,444,323
5Seattle $6,524,886
6Buffalo $4,977,117
7Wilmington $4,849,545
8Atlanta/Savannah $3,159,981
9Cleveland $2,336,476
10San Francisco $1,179,918

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 Eastport, Idaho rose 62.55 percent compared to last year to $144.65 million.
  • International Falls, Minn. rose 14.02 percent compared to last year to $119.94 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. fell 12.91 percent compared to last year to $103.24 million.
  • Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish rose 154.09 percent compared to last year to $73.26 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 54.49 percent compared to last year to $43.1 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 $57.73 million, 16.32 percent, (75.39 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Belarus increased $44.43 million, 154.09 percent, (13.42 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Russia increased $22.81 million, 153.5 percent, (6.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Israel increased $6.93 million, 52.89 percent, (3.67 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $613,896, 70.19 percent, (0.27 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.65 percent of all these Potassic fertilizers imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $543.92 million of the $545.82 million total.

All totaled, 88.71 percent of all these Potassic fertilizers imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $484.2 million of the $545.82 million total