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

Imports: Sodium or potassium hydroxide or peroxide

Sodium or potassium hydroxide or peroxide, the No. 681 import by value totaled $15.32 million for the month of August, $144.13 million through August of 2019, and $288.81 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
1Taiwan$44.69 M
2Japan$26.08 M
3Canada$15.59 M
4South Korea$10.05 M
5The Netherlands$9.31 M
6Germany$6.59 M
7Peru$6.52 M
8Belgium$4.79 M
9Qatar$4.14 M
10Sweden$3.88 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $144.13 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $28,949,779
2Port of Vancouver, Wash. $24,092,340
3Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $9,701,732
4Port of Houston $9,570,238
5Port of Richmond, Calif. $8,744,205
6Port of Newark $6,360,732
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $5,744,870
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $4,906,151
9Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $3,746,061
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $3,600,877

U.S. imports of Sodium or potassium hydroxide or peroxide decreased 31.01 percent through August to $144.13 million

U.S. imports of Sodium or potassium hydroxide or peroxide decreased 31.01 percent from $208.9 million to $144.13 million 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 681 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 597 for the last full year with a total value of $288.81 million, a $20.77 million, 7.75 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Taiwan, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Vancouver, Wash., No. 3 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Richmond, Calif..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Taiwan, No. 2 China, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Vancouver, Wash., No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Richmond, Calif. and No. 5 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash..

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Taiwan $44,686,791
2Japan $26,078,376
3Canada $15,589,356
4South Korea $10,049,654
5The Netherlands $9,308,167
6Germany $6,586,378
7Peru $6,521,825
8Belgium $4,786,361
9Qatar $4,141,038
10Sweden $3,881,202

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Portland/Columbia-Snake River $15,889,735
2Los Angeles $11,473,734
3Houston $9,077,896
4Seattle $6,345,809
5Norfolk $4,676,218
6San Francisco $4,241,917
7Providence, R.I. $3,298,134
8New York City $2,737,463
9Detroit $2,281,080
10Atlanta/Savannah $1,981,538

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 Los Angeles fell 31.56 percent compared to last year to $28.95 million.
  • Port of Vancouver, Wash. fell 28.81 percent compared to last year to $24.09 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 25.06 percent compared to last year to $9.7 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 31.49 percent compared to last year to $9.57 million.
  • Port of Richmond, Calif. fell 28.51 percent compared to last year to $8.74 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 Taiwan decreased $21.66 million, 32.65 percent, (31 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $21.19 million, 433.65 percent, (18.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $1.46 million, 10.3 percent, (10.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea decreased $7.8 million, 43.7 percent, (6.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 The Netherlands decreased $13.66 million, 59.48 percent, (6.46 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 73.34 percent of all these Sodium or potassium hydroxide or peroxide imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $105.71 million of the $144.13 million total.

All totaled, 56.24 percent of all these Sodium or potassium hydroxide or peroxide imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $81.06 million of the $144.13 million total