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

Imports: Sulfides, polysulfides

Sulfides, polysulfides, the No. 1034 import by value totaled $1.6 million for the month of February, $3.24 million through February of 2020, and $19.99 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
1Mexico$1.01 M
2Germany$994,860
3Austria$618,264
4China$307,534
5Singapore$196,069
6Sweden$108,700
7Philippines$3,656
8Canada$0
9Hong Kong$0
10Switzerland$0
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $3.24 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $965,718
2Port of Newark $711,998
3Port of Charleston $633,901
4Port of Houston $192,194
5Port of Virginia $191,077
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $157,239
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $89,538
8Port of New York $89,267
9Brownsville International Bridges $44,864
10Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. $44,475

U.S. imports of Sulfides, polysulfides decreased 6.57 percent through February to $3.24 million

U.S. imports of Sulfides, polysulfides decreased 6.57 percent from $3.47 million to $3.24 million through the first two 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 1034 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1038 for the last full year with a total value of $19.99 million, a $15.23 million, 43.25 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

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

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Austria, No. 4 China and No. 5 Singapore. 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 Virginia.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $1,010,582
2Germany $994,860
3Austria $618,264
4China $307,534
5Singapore $196,069
6Sweden $108,700
7Philippines $3,656
8The Netherlands $0
9Belgium $0
10India $0

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $484,581
2New Orleans $197,208
3New York City $141,366
4Detroit $117,360
5Chicago $65,610
6Houston $51,545
7Cleveland $50,535
8St. Louis $13,638
9Atlanta/Savannah $4,182
10Philadelphia $3,199

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 5.8 percent compared to last year to $965,718.
  • Port of Newark rose 116.39 percent compared to last year to $711,998.
  • Port of Charleston fell 29.14 percent compared to last year to $633,901.
  • Port of Houston fell 56.96 percent compared to last year to $192,194.
  • Port of Virginia rose 37.18 percent compared to last year to $191,077.

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 increased $97,770, 10.71 percent, (31.19 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany increased $97,885, 10.91 percent, (30.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Austria decreased $49,298, 7.38 percent, (19.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $226,304, 42.39 percent, (9.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Singapore increased $56,779, 40.76 percent, (6.05 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 96.53 percent of all these Sulfides, polysulfides imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $3.13 million of the $3.24 million total.

All totaled, 83.18 percent of all these Sulfides, polysulfides imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $2.69 million of the $3.24 million total