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

Imports: Sulfur, not sublimed

Sulfur, not sublimed, the No. 731 import by value totaled $12.46 million for the month of July, $99.12 million through July 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$50.04 M
2Russia$31.9 M
3Kazakhstan$11.56 M
4Japan$3.33 M
5India$1.25 M
6Italy$389,056
7China$222,246
8South Korea$220,959
9Poland$94,164
10Saudi Arabia$59,328
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $99.12 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Tampa, Fla. $36,656,340
2Port of Eastport, Idaho $17,282,445
3International Falls, Minn. $16,027,883
4Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $9,587,213
5Port Manatee, Fla. $6,806,525
6Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $5,459,195
7Port of Los Angeles $1,539,124
8Port of Long Beach $1,417,353
9Port of Houston $946,952
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $763,092

U.S. imports of Sulfur, not sublimed decreased 14.60 percent through July to $99.12 million

U.S. imports of Sulfur, not sublimed decreased 14.60 percent from $116.06 million to $99.12 million through the first seven 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 731 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 694 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 July 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 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. and No. 5 Port Manatee, Fla..

In the last previous full year, theleading 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..

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $50,038,981
2Russia $31,903,625
3Kazakhstan $11,559,240
4Japan $3,327,598
5India $1,254,077
6Italy $389,056
7China $222,246
8South Korea $220,959
9Poland $94,164
10Saudi Arabia $59,328

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Tampa, Fla. fell 32.16 percent compared to last year to $36.66 million.
  • Port of Eastport, Idaho fell 9.38 percent compared to last year to $17.28 million.
  • International Falls, Minn. rose 49.29 percent compared to last year to $16.03 million.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. rose 21.6 percent compared to last year to $9.59 million.
  • Port Manatee, Fla. fell 39.32 percent compared to last year to $6.81 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 $4.58 million, 10.08 percent, (50.48 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Russia decreased $472,141, 1.46 percent, (32.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Kazakhstan decreased $9.59 million, 45.35 percent, (11.66 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan increased $253,074, 8.23 percent, (3.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 India increased $216,660, 20.88 percent, (1.27 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 98.95 percent of all these Sulfur, not sublimed imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $98.08 million of the $99.12 million total.

All totaled, 87.13 percent of all these Sulfur, not sublimed imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $86.36 million of the $99.12 million total