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

Imports: Sodium or potassium hydroxide or peroxide

Sodium or potassium hydroxide or peroxide, the No. 689 import by value totaled $15.12 million for the month of May, $79.25 million through May of 2020, and $207.91 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
1Taiwan$21.95 M
2Japan$14.63 M
3South Korea$11.18 M
4Canada$8.84 M
5The Netherlands$6.73 M
6Belgium$4.19 M
7Qatar$2.81 M
8Germany$2.12 M
9Sweden$1.92 M
10Mexico$1.22 M
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U.S. imports of Sodium or potassium hydroxide or peroxide decreased 4.52 percent through May to $79.25 million

U.S. imports of Sodium or potassium hydroxide or peroxide decreased 4.52 percent from $83 million to $79.25 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 689 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 692 for the last full year with a total value of $207.91 million, a $80.9 million, 28.01 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Taiwan, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Vancouver, Wash., No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Richmond, Calif., No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full 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 Port of Houston, No. 4 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Richmond, 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 Vancouver, Wash. rose 36 percent compared to last year to $16.48 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 4.83 percent compared to last year to $14.3 million.
  • Port of Richmond, Calif. rose 115.3 percent compared to last year to $4.94 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 7.02 percent compared to last year to $4.52 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 36.48 percent compared to last year to $3.48 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 $1.87 million, 7.85 percent, (27.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $2.76 million, 23.26 percent, (18.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea increased $4.21 million, 60.32 percent, (14.1 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $110,433, 1.26 percent, (11.16 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 The Netherlands increased $1.33 million, 24.62 percent, (8.49 percent market share).

All totaled, 79.92 percent of all these Sodium or potassium hydroxide or peroxide imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $63.33 million of the $79.25 million total.

All totaled, 55.17 percent of all these Sodium or potassium hydroxide or peroxide imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $43.72 million of the $79.25 million total