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

Imports: Sulfites

Sulfites, the No. 1048 import by value totaled $2.26 million for the month of October, $18.69 million through October of 2018, and $22.61 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
1Italy$6.74 M
2China$6.08 M
3Germany$1.76 M
4India$1.52 M
5Canada$760,901
6Thailand$626,603
7Japan$539,944
8France$384,622
9Turkey$118,702
10Mexico$60,825
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $18.69 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Baltimore, Md. $6,112,362
2Port of Oakland, Calif. $2,012,772
3Port of Newark $1,707,977
4Port of Tacoma, Wash. $1,567,862
5Port of Seattle, Wash. $1,273,542
6Port of Los Angeles $1,217,895
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $941,562
8Port of Houston $555,386
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $495,663
10San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $369,165

U.S. imports of Sulfites increased 2.10 percent through October to $18.69 million

U.S. imports of Sulfites increased 2.10 percent from $18.3 million to $18.69 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 1048 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1049 for the last full year with a total value of $22.61 million, a $2.95 million, 15.03 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 China, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 India and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 2 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Tacoma, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Seattle, Wash..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 India and No. 5 Thailand. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 2 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 3 Port of Tacoma, Wash., No. 4 Port of Seattle, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Newark.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Italy $6,735,727
2China $6,084,774
3Germany $1,763,979
4India $1,519,507
5Canada $760,901
6Thailand $626,603
7Japan $539,944
8France $384,622
9Turkey $118,702
10Mexico $60,825

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Baltimore $1,121,945
2San Francisco $400,951
3St. Louis $227,700
4Seattle $202,770
5New York City $195,288
6Houston $141,305
7Los Angeles $121,145
8Chicago $108,589
9Atlanta/Savannah $89,321
10San Juan $54,500

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 Baltimore, Md. fell 4.17 percent compared to last year to $6.11 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 29.35 percent compared to last year to $2.01 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 26.01 percent compared to last year to $1.71 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 3.07 percent compared to last year to $1.57 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. fell 8.41 percent compared to last year to $1.27 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 Italy decreased $64,962, 0.96 percent, (36.04 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $1.21 million, 16.57 percent, (32.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $245,180, 16.14 percent, (9.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India increased $938,559, 161.56 percent, (8.13 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada increased $196,522, 34.82 percent, (4.07 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 90.24 percent of all these Sulfites imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $16.86 million of the $18.69 million total.

All totaled, 67.82 percent of all these Sulfites imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $12.67 million of the $18.69 million total