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

Imports: Sulfites

Sulfites, the No. 1040 import by value totaled $1.46 million for the month of February, $3.41 million through February of 2019, and $22.59 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
1China$1.38 M
2Italy$937,385
3India$373,188
4Germany$254,481
5Canada$211,730
6Thailand$121,096
7France$78,573
8Panama$26,298
9Mexico$24,795
10Turkey$8,182
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $3.41 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Baltimore, Md. $879,906
2Port of Oakland, Calif. $565,710
3Port of Seattle, Wash. $380,770
4Port of Tacoma, Wash. $369,515
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $214,635
6Port of Newark $183,906
7Port of Los Angeles $137,981
8Port of Houston $126,170
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $102,183
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $100,575

U.S. imports of Sulfites increased 15.41 percent through February to $3.41 million

U.S. imports of Sulfites increased 15.41 percent from $2.96 million to $3.41 million through the first two 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 February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1050 for the last full year with a total value of $22.59 million, a $21,401, 0.09 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

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

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 China, 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 Newark, No. 4 Port of Tacoma, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Seattle, Wash..

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $1,375,180
2Italy $937,385
3India $373,188
4Germany $254,481
5Canada $211,730
6Thailand $121,096
7France $78,573
8Panama $26,298
9Mexico $24,795
10Turkey $8,182

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Baltimore $2,244,918
2San Francisco $1,181,204
3Seattle $531,577
4St. Louis $508,420
5New York City $391,954
6Los Angeles $384,889
7Atlanta/Savannah $315,120
8San Juan $243,371
9Chicago $199,193
10Buffalo $183,840

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 of Baltimore, Md. fell 21.57 percent compared to last year to $879,906.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 51.1 percent compared to last year to $565,710.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 89.73 percent compared to last year to $380,770.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 113.42 percent compared to last year to $369,515.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 140.3 percent compared to last year to $214,635.

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 $223,863, 19.44 percent, (40.27 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Italy decreased $248,670, 20.97 percent, (27.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 India increased $225,090, 151.99 percent, (10.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $47,321, 22.84 percent, (7.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada increased $117,831, 125.49 percent, (6.2 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 92.31 percent of all these Sulfites imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $3.15 million of the $3.41 million total.

All totaled, 70.59 percent of all these Sulfites imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $2.41 million of the $3.41 million total