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

Imports: Quaternary ammonium salts, lecithins, etc.

Quaternary ammonium salts, lecithins, etc., the No. 668 import by value totaled $19.13 million for the month of October, $190.81 million through October of 2018, and $197.54 million 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
1China$45.39 M
2Germany$42.83 M
3Japan$12.19 M
4Belgium$11.51 M
5The Netherlands$11.26 M
6Italy$10.81 M
7India$9.95 M
8Brazil$6.74 M
9Finland$6.64 M
10Mexico$5.9 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $190.81 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $37,391,594
2Port of New Orleans $16,880,078
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $15,561,368
4Port of Charleston $14,653,668
5Port of Los Angeles $14,617,772
6Port of Virginia $9,413,707
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $8,025,030
8Port of Houston $7,518,667
9Los Angeles International Airport $7,126,151
10John F. Kennedy International Airport $6,948,008

U.S. imports of Quaternary ammonium salts, lecithins, etc. increased 17.49 percent through October to $190.81 million

U.S. imports of Quaternary ammonium salts, lecithins, etc. increased 17.49 percent from $162.4 million to $190.81 million 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 668 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 681 for the last full year with a total value of $197.54 million, a $21.46 million, 12.19 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading 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 New Orleans, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 China, No. 3 India, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Houston.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $45,394,408
2Germany $42,829,172
3Japan $12,188,546
4Belgium $11,514,426
5The Netherlands $11,258,639
6Italy $10,805,575
7India $9,951,340
8Brazil $6,743,611
9Finland $6,643,293
10Mexico $5,899,650

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $6,251,001
2Chicago $3,851,281
3Atlanta/Savannah $3,812,412
4Los Angeles $3,605,312
5Charleston $2,332,030
6New Orleans $1,949,602
7Dallas $1,917,251
8Detroit $1,878,077
9Seattle $1,826,640
10Houston $1,761,843

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 Newark rose 28.21 percent compared to last year to $37.39 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 123.43 percent compared to last year to $16.88 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 627.57 percent compared to last year to $15.56 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 12.6 percent compared to last year to $14.65 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 27.85 percent compared to last year to $14.62 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 $16.77 million, 58.59 percent, (23.79 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany increased $6.68 million, 18.47 percent, (22.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $2.56 million, 26.57 percent, (6.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Belgium increased $2.53 million, 28.18 percent, (6.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 The Netherlands decreased $134,097, 1.18 percent, (5.9 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 64.56 percent of all these Quaternary ammonium salts, lecithins, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $123.19 million of the $190.81 million total.

All totaled, 51.94 percent of all these Quaternary ammonium salts, lecithins, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $99.1 million of the $190.81 million total