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

Imports: Quaternary ammonium salts, lecithins, etc.

Quaternary ammonium salts, lecithins, etc., the No. 663 import by value totaled $21.02 million for the month of March, $56.9 million through March of 2019, and $237.62 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
1China$15.93 M
2Germany$8.96 M
3Belgium$5.01 M
4Italy$3.93 M
5India$3.88 M
6Israel$3.23 M
7The Netherlands$2.83 M
8Brazil$2.5 M
9Japan$2.17 M
10Finland$1.63 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $56.9 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $8,459,506
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $6,901,795
3Port of New Orleans $5,011,865
4Port of Virginia $4,546,633
5Port of Houston $4,284,619
6Port of Charleston $3,725,805
7Port of Los Angeles $3,221,289
8Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $2,591,830
9Chicago O’Hare International Airport $2,487,566
10John F. Kennedy International Airport $2,061,347

U.S. imports of Quaternary ammonium salts, lecithins, etc. increased 9.81 percent through March to $56.9 million

U.S. imports of Quaternary ammonium salts, lecithins, etc. increased 9.81 percent from $51.82 million to $56.9 million through the first three 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 663 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 679 for the last full year with a total value of $237.62 million, a $40.07 million, 20.29 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Houston.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Belgium and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $15,926,135
2Germany $8,957,809
3Belgium $5,006,799
4Italy $3,934,532
5India $3,882,785
6Israel $3,231,199
7The Netherlands $2,826,774
8Brazil $2,497,550
9Japan $2,167,028
10Finland $1,625,081

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $13,658,921
2Atlanta/Savannah $12,503,360
3Los Angeles $7,827,798
4Chicago $7,398,216
5Houston $6,858,093
6New Orleans $4,515,495
7Charleston $3,912,030
8Detroit $3,554,755
9Seattle $3,235,587
10San Francisco $3,083,214

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 16.41 percent compared to last year to $8.46 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 65.36 percent compared to last year to $6.9 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 10.96 percent compared to last year to $5.01 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 146.38 percent compared to last year to $4.55 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 54.63 percent compared to last year to $4.28 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 China increased $3.11 million, 24.3 percent, (27.99 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany decreased $660,831, 6.87 percent, (15.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Belgium increased $1 million, 25.03 percent, (8.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Italy increased $1.33 million, 51.01 percent, (6.92 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 India increased $798,648, 25.9 percent, (6.82 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 66.27 percent of all these Quaternary ammonium salts, lecithins, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $37.71 million of the $56.9 million total.

All totaled, 51.33 percent of all these Quaternary ammonium salts, lecithins, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $29.2 million of the $56.9 million total