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

Imports: Sulfites

Sulfites, the No. 1037 import by value totaled $2.25 million for the month of August, $15.2 million through August 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$5.25 M
2Italy$4.51 M
3India$1.48 M
4Germany$1.3 M
5Canada$1.07 M
6Thailand$703,907
7France$412,787
8Japan$163,441
9Turkey$126,834
10Mexico$55,071
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $15.2 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Baltimore, Md. $4,093,247
2Port of Oakland, Calif. $2,439,457
3Port of Seattle, Wash. $1,597,151
4Port of Newark $1,591,180
5Port of Tacoma, Wash. $1,119,175
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $763,735
7Port of Los Angeles $585,696
8Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $529,757
9Port of Houston $404,318
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $335,796

U.S. imports of Sulfites decreased 1.29 percent through August to $15.2 million

U.S. imports of Sulfites decreased 1.29 percent from $15.4 million to $15.2 million through the first eight 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 1037 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1042 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 August 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 Newark and No. 5 Port of Tacoma, Wash..

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 – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $5,245,439
2Italy $4,505,694
3India $1,479,379
4Germany $1,300,623
5Canada $1,074,270
6Thailand $703,907
7France $412,787
8Japan $163,441
9Turkey $126,834
10Mexico $55,071

January – August 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 eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 20.04 percent compared to last year to $4.09 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 55.94 percent compared to last year to $2.44 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 47.5 percent compared to last year to $1.6 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 12.95 percent compared to last year to $1.59 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. fell 13.06 percent compared to last year to $1.12 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 $73,143, 1.41 percent, (34.52 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Italy decreased $1.15 million, 20.37 percent, (29.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 India increased $435,406, 41.71 percent, (9.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany decreased $137,404, 9.56 percent, (8.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada increased $584,765, 119.46 percent, (7.07 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 89.53 percent of all these Sulfites imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $13.61 million of the $15.2 million total.

All totaled, 71.33 percent of all these Sulfites imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $10.84 million of the $15.2 million total