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

Imports: Sulfur, not sublimed

Sulfur, not sublimed, the No. 698 import by value totaled $17.44 million for the month of October, $165.71 million through October of 2018, and $106.86 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
1Canada$72.01 M
2Russia$54.16 M
3Kazakhstan$21.15 M
4Saudi Arabia$6.89 M
5Qatar$4.91 M
6Japan$4.05 M
7India$1.19 M
8Venezuela$480,657
9Italy$242,317
10China$203,228
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $165.71 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Tampa, Fla. $74,230,953
2Port of Eastport, Idaho $28,201,138
3International Falls, Minn. $20,444,526
4Port Manatee, Fla. $12,811,043
5Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $11,697,884
6Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $6,612,118
7Port of Los Angeles $3,094,562
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $2,036,590
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $1,445,373
10Trout River, NY Border Crossing $1,137,573

U.S. imports of Sulfur, not sublimed increased 88.58 percent through October to $165.71 million

U.S. imports of Sulfur, not sublimed increased 88.58 percent from $87.87 million to $165.71 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 698 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 806 for the last full year with a total value of $106.86 million, a $31.5 million, 41.81 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Russia, No. 3 Kazakhstan, No. 4 Saudi Arabia and No. 5 Qatar. 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 Kazakhstan, No. 4 United Arab Emirates and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Tampa, Fla., No. 2 Port of Eastport, Idaho, No. 3 Port Manatee, Fla., No. 4 International Falls, Minn. and No. 5 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $72,010,921
2Russia $54,164,647
3Kazakhstan $21,153,194
4Saudi Arabia $6,894,763
5Qatar $4,914,512
6Japan $4,050,646
7India $1,187,417
8Venezuela $480,657
9Italy $242,317
10China $203,228

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Jacksonville/Tampa $14,567,263
2Great Falls, Mont. $7,182,670
3Pembina, N.D. $2,629,646
4Duluth, Minn. $2,137,566
5Detroit $490,590
6Wilmington $480,657
7St. Louis $452,253
8Houston $279,000
9Buffalo $268,614
10Ogdensburg, N.Y. $173,356

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 Tampa, Fla. rose 138.65 percent compared to last year to $74.23 million.
  • Port of Eastport, Idaho rose 91.73 percent compared to last year to $28.2 million.
  • International Falls, Minn. rose 132.21 percent compared to last year to $20.44 million.
  • Port Manatee, Fla. rose 32.87 percent compared to last year to $12.81 million.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. rose 229.5 percent compared to last year to $11.7 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 $34.12 million, 90.03 percent, (43.46 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Russia increased $34.32 million, 172.97 percent, (32.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Kazakhstan increased $7.35 million, 53.25 percent, (12.77 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Saudi Arabia increased $6.89 million, 0 percent, (4.16 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Qatar increased $4.91 million, 0 percent, (2.97 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 96.03 percent of all these Sulfur, not sublimed imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $159.14 million of the $165.71 million total.

All totaled, 88.94 percent of all these Sulfur, not sublimed imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $147.39 million of the $165.71 million total