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

Imports: Sulfides, polysulfides

Sulfides, polysulfides, the No. 1040 import by value totaled $1.74 million for the month of March, $5.21 million through March of 2019, and $35.22 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
1Mexico$1.45 M
2Germany$1.29 M
3Austria$1.07 M
4China$738,986
5Belgium$186,063
6Singapore$185,599
7Sweden$136,297
8The Netherlands$56,215
9India$50,064
10Japan$42,704
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $5.21 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $1,451,820
2Port of Charleston $1,357,122
3Port of Houston $656,692
4Port of Newark $444,748
5Port of New York $430,659
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $257,993
7Port of Virginia $185,599
8Port of Los Angeles $140,526
9Port of New Orleans $54,724
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $46,760

U.S. imports of Sulfides, polysulfides decreased 46.84 percent through March to $5.21 million

U.S. imports of Sulfides, polysulfides decreased 46.84 percent from $9.79 million to $5.21 million through the first three 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 1040 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 967 for the last full year with a total value of $35.22 million, a $8.56 million, 32.11 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Austria, No. 4 China and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of New York.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Austria and No. 5 Israel. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Charleston, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $1,451,820
2Germany $1,286,041
3Austria $1,065,191
4China $738,986
5Belgium $186,063
6Singapore $185,599
7Sweden $136,297
8The Netherlands $56,215
9India $50,064
10Japan $42,704

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $3,650,749
2Laredo $2,311,627
3New Orleans $1,304,278
4Charleston $861,264
5Chicago $497,186
6Great Falls, Mont. $447,120
7Houston $411,759
8St. Louis $395,959
9Philadelphia $320,607
10Los Angeles $303,172

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 6.17 percent compared to last year to $1.45 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 35.55 percent compared to last year to $1.36 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 227.31 percent compared to last year to $656,692.
  • Port of Newark fell 79.73 percent compared to last year to $444,748.
  • Port of New York fell 56.41 percent compared to last year to $430,659.

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 Mexico decreased $279,411, 16.14 percent, (27.89 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany decreased $1.16 million, 47.33 percent, (24.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Austria decreased $247,191, 18.84 percent, (20.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $1.84 million, 71.31 percent, (14.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Belgium decreased $2,732, 1.45 percent, (3.57 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 90.84 percent of all these Sulfides, polysulfides imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $4.73 million of the $5.21 million total.

All totaled, 83.4 percent of all these Sulfides, polysulfides imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $4.34 million of the $5.21 million total