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

Imports: Radioactive chemical elements and isotopes

Radioactive chemical elements and isotopes, the No. 146 import by value totaled $267.14 million for the month of August, $2 billion through August of 2019, and $2.71 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$479.45 M
2The Netherlands$477.87 M
3Russia$407.67 M
4Germany$187.65 M
5United Kingdom$150.86 M
6France$142.53 M
7Kazakhstan$85.74 M
8Belgium$23.76 M
9China$8.78 M
10Australia$7.9 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $509,823,021
2Port of Philadelphia $409,520,762
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $257,769,045
4Port of Houston $166,538,361
5Port of Baltimore, Md. $139,411,890
6Port of New Orleans $134,648,166
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $103,872,768
8Port of Eastport, Idaho $94,230,634
9John F. Kennedy International Airport $37,825,958
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $29,766,387

U.S. imports of Radioactive chemical elements and isotopes increased 20.99 percent through August to $2 billion

U.S. imports of Radioactive chemical elements and isotopes increased 20.99 percent from $1.65 billion to $2 billion through the first eight 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 146 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 178 for the last full year with a total value of $2.71 billion, a $92.55 million, 3.53 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 The Netherlands, No. 3 Russia, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y., No. 2 Port of Philadelphia, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Baltimore, Md..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 The Netherlands, No. 3 Russia, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y., No. 2 Port of Philadelphia, No. 3 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D., No. 4 Port of Baltimore, Md. and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $479,447,825
2The Netherlands $477,873,203
3Russia $407,665,538
4Germany $187,654,967
5United Kingdom $150,856,315
6France $142,526,723
7Kazakhstan $85,739,518
8Belgium $23,756,232
9China $8,780,657
10Australia $7,904,569

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Ogdensburg, N.Y. $343,366,598
2Philadelphia $150,784,507
3Pembina, N.D. $125,613,385
4New Orleans $71,571,444
5Chicago $45,876,559
6Great Falls, Mont. $43,346,323
7Baltimore $23,369,085
8Seattle $20,867,942
9Detroit $17,670,839
10San Francisco $15,024,006

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. rose 7.76 percent compared to last year to $509.82 million.
  • Port of Philadelphia rose 1891.39 percent compared to last year to $409.52 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 1784.6 percent compared to last year to $257.77 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 239.47 percent compared to last year to $166.54 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 43.31 percent compared to last year to $139.41 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 decreased $42.02 million, 8.06 percent, (23.96 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 The Netherlands increased $161.98 million, 51.28 percent, (23.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Russia increased $119.06 million, 41.25 percent, (20.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany decreased $36.89 million, 16.43 percent, (9.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $39.7 million, 20.84 percent, (7.54 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 85.12 percent of all these Radioactive chemical elements and isotopes imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $1.7 billion of the $2 billion total.

All totaled, 74.11 percent of all these Radioactive chemical elements and isotopes imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $1.48 billion of the $2 billion total