Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through May 2020.

Imports: Sulfuric acid

Sulfuric acid, the No. 603 import by value totaled $21.84 million for the month of May, $108.71 million through May of 2020, and $223.99 million for all of 2019, 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$59.54 M
2Mexico$19.6 M
3Spain$7.54 M
4Taiwan$7.25 M
5Finland$4.37 M
6Japan$3.64 M
7Germany$2.25 M
8South Korea$2.06 M
9Sweden$1.99 M
10Colombia$326,761
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U.S. imports of Sulfuric acid increased 17.52 percent through May to $108.71 million

U.S. imports of Sulfuric acid increased 17.52 percent from $92.5 million to $108.71 million through the first five months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 603 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 673 for the last full year with a total value of $223.99 million, a $78.51 million, 53.97 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Spain, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Finland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz., No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Tampa, Fla..

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Spain, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Taiwan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz., No. 3 Port of Beaumont, Texas, No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port of Tampa, Fla..

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 9.2 percent compared to last year to $32.45 million.
  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. rose 92.48 percent compared to last year to $18.76 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 33 percent compared to last year to $7.01 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 904.9 percent compared to last year to $6.13 million.
  • Port of Tampa, Fla. fell 14.49 percent compared to last year to $4.76 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 $1.27 million, 2.18 percent, (54.77 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $6.78 million, 52.92 percent, (18.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Spain increased $130,431, 1.76 percent, (6.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Taiwan increased $4.87 million, 205.19 percent, (6.67 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Finland increased $2.66 million, 155.75 percent, (4.02 percent market share).

All totaled, 90.42 percent of all these Sulfuric acid imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $98.3 million of the $108.71 million total.

All totaled, 63.56 percent of all these Sulfuric acid imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $69.1 million of the $108.71 million total