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

Imports: Sulfites

Sulfites, the No. 1019 import by value totaled $2.17 million for the month of May, $9.27 million through May of 2020, and $22.38 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
1China$3.13 M
2Italy$2.9 M
3India$782,677
4Germany$735,982
5Canada$719,912
6Thailand$419,167
7Turkey$203,072
8France$197,402
9Mexico$73,423
10Japan$59,863
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U.S. imports of Sulfites increased 1.54 percent through May to $9.27 million

U.S. imports of Sulfites increased 1.54 percent from $9.13 million to $9.27 million through the first five 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 1019 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1040 for the last full year with a total value of $22.38 million, a $214,555, 0.95 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May 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 Tacoma, Wash., No. 4 Port of Seattle, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full 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 Newark, No. 3 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 4 Port of Tacoma, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 9.34 percent compared to last year to $2.8 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 36.16 percent compared to last year to $1.77 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 9.23 percent compared to last year to $961,452.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. fell 14.66 percent compared to last year to $719,246.
  • Port of Newark fell 27.98 percent compared to last year to $683,152.

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 $44,298, 1.43 percent, (33.77 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Italy increased $134,828, 4.88 percent, (31.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 India decreased $227,127, 22.49 percent, (8.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany decreased $40,017, 5.16 percent, (7.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada increased $133,055, 22.67 percent, (7.76 percent market share).

All totaled, 89.14 percent of all these Sulfites imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $8.27 million of the $9.27 million total.

All totaled, 74.81 percent of all these Sulfites imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $6.94 million of the $9.27 million total