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

Imports: Sulfides, polysulfides

Sulfides, polysulfides, the No. 988 import by value totaled $3.68 million for the month of October, $30.87 million through October of 2018, and $26.66 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
1China$8.59 M
2Germany$8.34 M
3Mexico$5.23 M
4Austria$3.56 M
5Israel$1.15 M
6Bosnia-Hercegovina$878,618
7Belgium$798,576
8Sweden$544,441
9Australia$519,542
10Russia$359,750
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $30.87 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Charleston $6,617,041
2Port Laredo $4,443,654
3Port of New York $3,884,024
4Port of Newark $3,797,284
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $1,792,339
6Port of Seattle, Wash. $1,360,791
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $1,332,140
8Port of Houston $1,170,065
9Port of Long Beach $1,104,489
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $1,080,540

U.S. imports of Sulfides, polysulfides increased 39.29 percent through October to $30.87 million

U.S. imports of Sulfides, polysulfides increased 39.29 percent from $22.16 million to $30.87 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 988 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1023 for the last full year with a total value of $26.66 million, a $1.05 million, 4.12 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading 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 New York, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $8,590,540
2Germany $8,343,221
3Mexico $5,226,195
4Austria $3,561,914
5Israel $1,154,800
6Bosnia-Hercegovina $878,618
7Belgium $798,576
8Sweden $544,441
9Australia $519,542
10Russia $359,750

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $2,273,660
2Laredo $1,247,969
3New Orleans $782,064
4Charleston $528,495
5Great Falls, Mont. $447,120
6St. Louis $294,469
7Chicago $286,926
8Atlanta/Savannah $233,830
9Los Angeles $219,195
10Philadelphia $193,328

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 Charleston rose 163.38 percent compared to last year to $6.62 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 0.66 percent compared to last year to $4.44 million.
  • Port of New York rose 476.19 percent compared to last year to $3.88 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 13.1 percent compared to last year to $3.8 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 5.31 percent compared to last year to $1.79 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 China increased $1.1 million, 14.65 percent, (27.83 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany increased $3.82 million, 84.45 percent, (27.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $718,754, 15.95 percent, (16.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Austria increased $1.14 million, 47.03 percent, (11.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Israel increased $1.15 million, 0 percent, (3.74 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 87.07 percent of all these Sulfides, polysulfides imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $26.88 million of the $30.87 million total.

All totaled, 66.52 percent of all these Sulfides, polysulfides imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $20.53 million of the $30.87 million total