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

Imports: Radioactive chemical elements and isotopes

Radioactive chemical elements and isotopes, the No. 170 import by value totaled $314.93 million for the month of October, $2.2 billion through October of 2018, and $2.62 billion 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
1Canada$592.43 M
2Russia$532.5 M
3The Netherlands$444.51 M
4Germany$280.82 M
5United Kingdom$193.24 M
6China$44.93 M
7Belgium$26.97 M
8Australia$19.06 M
9Kazakhstan$18.86 M
10South Africa$11.32 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.2 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $598,911,474
2Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $345,195,107
3Port of Philadelphia $261,065,067
4Port of Baltimore, Md. $247,453,424
5Port of New Orleans $164,622,812
6Port of Eastport, Idaho $140,608,156
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $120,748,952
8Port of Houston $49,058,340
9Port of Charleston $47,932,928
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $42,570,499

U.S. imports of Radioactive chemical elements and isotopes increased 1.35 percent through October to $2.2 billion

U.S. imports of Radioactive chemical elements and isotopes increased 1.35 percent from $2.17 billion to $2.2 billion 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 170 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 152 for the last full year with a total value of $2.62 billion, a $726.66 million, 21.71 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

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

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $592,430,180
2Russia $532,503,977
3The Netherlands $444,512,542
4Germany $280,819,926
5United Kingdom $193,243,536
6China $44,931,418
7Belgium $26,966,276
8Australia $19,060,288
9Kazakhstan $18,863,466
10South Africa $11,320,849

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Ogdensburg, N.Y. $150,284,368
2Pembina, N.D. $105,380,542
3New Orleans $33,244,536
4Baltimore $23,369,085
5Chicago $22,957,960
6Great Falls, Mont. $19,708,407
7Seattle $8,683,741
8Boston $7,503,192
9New York City $4,294,070
10Detroit $2,217,691

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 Alexandria Bay, N.Y. rose 28.46 percent compared to last year to $598.91 million.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. fell 26.78 percent compared to last year to $345.2 million.
  • Port of Philadelphia totaled $261.07 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 55.22 percent compared to last year to $247.45 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 18.4 percent compared to last year to $164.62 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 Canada decreased $107.82 million, 15.4 percent, (26.95 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Russia increased $35.6 million, 7.16 percent, (24.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 The Netherlands increased $180.57 million, 68.41 percent, (20.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $88.64 million, 46.13 percent, (12.77 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $31.7 million, 14.09 percent, (8.79 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 92.96 percent of all these Radioactive chemical elements and isotopes imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $2.04 billion of the $2.2 billion total.

All totaled, 73.57 percent of all these Radioactive chemical elements and isotopes imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $1.62 billion of the $2.2 billion total