Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through May 2020.

Imports: Refrigerants, other fluorocarbons, hydrocarbons

Refrigerants, other fluorocarbons, hydrocarbons, the No. 1143 import by value totaled $159,797 for the month of May, $1.97 million through May of 2020, and $6.08 million for all of 2019, 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
1India$788,631
2China$636,071
3Japan$420,048
4Germany$116,970
5United Kingdom$4,837
6Ukraine$2,225
7Hong Kong$2,046
8Canada$0
9Mexico$0
10Pakistan$0
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U.S. imports of Refrigerants, other fluorocarbons, hydrocarbons decreased 34.98 percent through May to $1.97 million

U.S. imports of Refrigerants, other fluorocarbons, hydrocarbons decreased 34.98 percent from $3.03 million to $1.97 million through the first five months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 1143 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1133 for the last full year with a total value of $6.08 million, a $474,508, 8.47 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 India, No. 2 China, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Charleston, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 India, No. 2 China, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 San Francisco International Airport, Calif..

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Charleston fell 5.25 percent compared to last year to $787,800.
  • Port of Newark fell 0.35 percent compared to last year to $541,902.
  • Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico totaled $375,912. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 55.71 percent compared to last year to $116,269.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 46.81 percent compared to last year to $82,299.

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 India decreased $717,443, 47.64 percent, (40.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $732,960, 53.54 percent, (32.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $350,004, 499.69 percent, (21.31 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $78,411, 203.35 percent, (5.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $29,446, 85.89 percent, (0.25 percent market share).

All totaled, 99.78 percent of all these Refrigerants, other fluorocarbons, hydrocarbons imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $1.97 million of the $1.97 million total.

All totaled, 96.62 percent of all these Refrigerants, other fluorocarbons, hydrocarbons imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $1.9 million of the $1.97 million total