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

Imports: Quaternary ammonium salts, lecithins, etc.

Quaternary ammonium salts, lecithins, etc., the No. 659 import by value totaled $21.32 million for the month of July, $138.33 million through July 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$38.04 M
2Germany$21.68 M
3Belgium$14.46 M
4India$10.11 M
5Israel$7.86 M
6Italy$7.62 M
7The Netherlands$6.62 M
8Japan$5.84 M
9Brazil$4.59 M
10Mexico$3.46 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $138.33 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $23,310,232
2Port of Virginia $13,495,077
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $12,698,653
4Port of New Orleans $10,917,863
5Port of Houston $10,395,076
6Port of Los Angeles $8,632,211
7Port of Charleston $7,214,819
8San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $6,164,947
9Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $5,593,460
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $5,586,644

U.S. imports of Quaternary ammonium salts, lecithins, etc. increased 0.56 percent through July to $138.33 million

U.S. imports of Quaternary ammonium salts, lecithins, etc. increased 0.56 percent from $137.55 million to $138.33 million through the first seven 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 659 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 659 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 July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 India and No. 5 Israel. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port of Houston.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 Japan 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $38,037,925
2Germany $21,683,498
3Belgium $14,460,261
4India $10,105,800
5Israel $7,859,871
6Italy $7,621,695
7The Netherlands $6,621,387
8Japan $5,838,166
9Brazil $4,591,832
10Mexico $3,461,368

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 10.08 percent compared to last year to $23.31 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 103.38 percent compared to last year to $13.5 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 4.58 percent compared to last year to $12.7 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 6.81 percent compared to last year to $10.92 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 94.34 percent compared to last year to $10.4 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 $4.53 million, 13.53 percent, (27.5 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany decreased $8.07 million, 27.12 percent, (15.68 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Belgium increased $5 million, 52.92 percent, (10.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India increased $3.06 million, 43.44 percent, (7.31 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Israel increased $4.73 million, 151.24 percent, (5.68 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 66.61 percent of all these Quaternary ammonium salts, lecithins, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $92.15 million of the $138.33 million total.

All totaled, 51.19 percent of all these Quaternary ammonium salts, lecithins, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $70.82 million of the $138.33 million total