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

Imports: Sodium or potassium hydroxide or peroxide

Sodium or potassium hydroxide or peroxide, the No. 603 import by value totaled $27 million for the month of October, $256.34 million through October of 2018, and $268.04 million 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
1Taiwan$79.34 M
2China$44.82 M
3South Korea$27.24 M
4The Netherlands$26.04 M
5Canada$18.09 M
6Germany$12.49 M
7Japan$11.04 M
8Belgium$7.88 M
9Qatar$6.47 M
10Sweden$6.33 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $256.34 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $52,609,423
2Port of Vancouver, Wash. $40,194,355
3Port of Houston $18,598,504
4Port of Richmond, Calif. $17,754,142
5Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $16,632,953
6Port of Virginia $12,347,935
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $8,943,393
8Port of Newark $7,920,875
9Port of Richmond-Petersburg, Va. $7,895,616
10Port of Providence, R.I. $7,092,563

U.S. imports of Sodium or potassium hydroxide or peroxide increased 16.36 percent through October to $256.34 million

U.S. imports of Sodium or potassium hydroxide or peroxide increased 16.36 percent from $220.29 million to $256.34 million 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 603 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 614 for the last full year with a total value of $268.04 million, a $51.42 million, 23.74 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Taiwan, No. 2 China, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 The Netherlands 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..

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Taiwan $79,338,610
2China $44,818,479
3South Korea $27,236,544
4The Netherlands $26,038,688
5Canada $18,093,964
6Germany $12,494,204
7Japan $11,044,432
8Belgium $7,880,839
9Qatar $6,473,553
10Sweden $6,326,531

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Portland/Columbia-Snake River $10,437,310
2Houston $5,577,385
3Los Angeles $5,521,284
4Norfolk $4,191,063
5Seattle $3,127,372
6Providence, R.I. $1,708,525
7Baltimore $1,448,242
8San Francisco $1,441,149
9Detroit $1,164,726
10New York City $1,084,123

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 Los Angeles rose 9.6 percent compared to last year to $52.61 million.
  • Port of Vancouver, Wash. rose 4.74 percent compared to last year to $40.19 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 55.45 percent compared to last year to $18.6 million.
  • Port of Richmond, Calif. fell 2.41 percent compared to last year to $17.75 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 18.13 percent compared to last year to $16.63 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 increased $10.72 million, 15.62 percent, (30.95 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $6.28 million, 16.31 percent, (17.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea increased $1.92 million, 7.59 percent, (10.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 The Netherlands increased $10.72 million, 69.97 percent, (10.16 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada decreased $1.63 million, 8.28 percent, (7.06 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 76.28 percent of all these Sodium or potassium hydroxide or peroxide imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $195.53 million of the $256.34 million total.

All totaled, 56.87 percent of all these Sodium or potassium hydroxide or peroxide imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $145.79 million of the $256.34 million total