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

Imports: Sulfur, not sublimed

Sulfur, not sublimed, the No. 698 import by value totaled $17.94 million for the month of December, $202.16 million through December 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$90.63 M
2Russia$70.47 M
3Kazakhstan$21.15 M
4Saudi Arabia$6.89 M
5Japan$5.28 M
6Qatar$4.91 M
7India$1.38 M
8Venezuela$480,657
9Italy$264,066
10China$230,386
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $202.16 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Tampa, Fla. $81,336,567
2Port of Eastport, Idaho $34,169,055
3International Falls, Minn. $27,754,223
4Port Manatee, Fla. $22,011,557
5Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $14,845,833
6Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $7,817,631
7Port of Los Angeles $3,650,602
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $2,350,589
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $1,917,729
10Trout River, NY Border Crossing $1,191,491

U.S. imports of Sulfur, not sublimed increased 89.18 percent through December to $202.16 million

U.S. imports of Sulfur, not sublimed increased 89.18 percent from $106.86 million to $202.16 million in 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 December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 805 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 December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Russia, No. 3 Kazakhstan, No. 4 Saudi Arabia and No. 5 Japan. 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $90,633,217
2Russia $70,470,775
3Kazakhstan $21,153,194
4Saudi Arabia $6,894,763
5Japan $5,284,652
6Qatar $4,914,512
7India $1,376,162
8Venezuela $480,657
9Italy $264,066
10China $230,386

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Jacksonville/Tampa $22,458,391
2Great Falls, Mont. $11,069,657
3Duluth, Minn. $5,477,323
4Pembina, N.D. $4,354,404
5St. Louis $638,362
6Detroit $637,913
7Buffalo $522,984
8Wilmington $480,657
9Houston $429,000
10Minneapolis $265,172

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Tampa, Fla. rose 142.48 percent compared to last year to $81.34 million.
  • Port of Eastport, Idaho rose 73.31 percent compared to last year to $34.17 million.
  • International Falls, Minn. rose 154.46 percent compared to last year to $27.75 million.
  • Port Manatee, Fla. rose 85.75 percent compared to last year to $22.01 million.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. rose 193.48 percent compared to last year to $14.85 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 $40.98 million, 82.55 percent, (44.83 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Russia increased $50.63 million, 255.15 percent, (34.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Kazakhstan increased $7.35 million, 53.25 percent, (10.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Saudi Arabia increased $6.89 million, 0 percent, (3.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan increased $760,706, 16.82 percent, (2.61 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 96.18 percent of all these Sulfur, not sublimed imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $194.44 million of the $202.16 million total.

All totaled, 89.1 percent of all these Sulfur, not sublimed imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $180.12 million of the $202.16 million total