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

Imports: Sulfur, not sublimed

Sulfur, not sublimed, the No. 684 import by value totaled $14.99 million for the month of March, $50.21 million through March of 2019, and $202.16 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
1Canada$24.78 M
2Russia$16.47 M
3Kazakhstan$5.81 M
4Japan$1.96 M
5India$574,536
6Italy$266,259
7South Korea$135,419
8China$83,729
9Poland$54,150
10Saudi Arabia$51,240
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $50.21 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Tampa, Fla. $17,099,500
2Port of Eastport, Idaho $9,362,677
3International Falls, Minn. $8,125,170
4Port Manatee, Fla. $5,181,500
5Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $4,190,591
6Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $1,932,365
7Port of Long Beach $1,066,258
8Port of Los Angeles $721,599
9Port of Houston $501,036
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $483,657

U.S. imports of Sulfur, not sublimed increased 7.62 percent through March to $50.21 million

U.S. imports of Sulfur, not sublimed increased 7.62 percent from $46.66 million to $50.21 million through the first three 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 684 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 700 for the last full year with a total value of $202.16 million, a $95.3 million, 89.18 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Russia, No. 3 Kazakhstan, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Tampa, Fla., No. 2 Port of Eastport, Idaho, No. 3 International Falls, Minn., No. 4 Port Manatee, Fla. and No. 5 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Russia, No. 3 Saudi Arabia, No. 4 Qatar and No. 5 Kazakhstan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Tampa, Fla., No. 2 Port of Eastport, Idaho, No. 3 International Falls, Minn., No. 4 Port Manatee, Fla. and No. 5 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $24,778,454
2Russia $16,473,000
3Kazakhstan $5,808,000
4Japan $1,955,976
5India $574,536
6Italy $266,259
7South Korea $135,419
8China $83,729
9Poland $54,150
10Saudi Arabia $51,240

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Jacksonville/Tampa $30,873,391
2Great Falls, Mont. $14,356,100
3Duluth, Minn. $9,447,263
4Pembina, N.D. $5,912,495
5St. Louis $855,312
6Detroit $804,589
7Buffalo $740,970
8Wilmington $482,717
9Houston $429,000
10Minneapolis $420,029

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Tampa, Fla. fell 21.56 percent compared to last year to $17.1 million.
  • Port of Eastport, Idaho rose 6.13 percent compared to last year to $9.36 million.
  • International Falls, Minn. rose 86.7 percent compared to last year to $8.13 million.
  • Port Manatee, Fla. rose 227.74 percent compared to last year to $5.18 million.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. rose 14.35 percent compared to last year to $4.19 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 Canada increased $4.06 million, 19.57 percent, (49.35 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Russia increased $8.72 million, 112.35 percent, (32.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Kazakhstan increased $1.91 million, 48.96 percent, (11.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan increased $602,435, 44.51 percent, (3.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 India increased $165,036, 40.3 percent, (1.14 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 98.76 percent of all these Sulfur, not sublimed imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $49.59 million of the $50.21 million total.

All totaled, 87.55 percent of all these Sulfur, not sublimed imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $43.96 million of the $50.21 million total