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

Imports: Sulfuric acid

Sulfuric acid, the No. 666 import by value totaled $19.24 million for the month of August, $153.42 million through August of 2019, and $145.47 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$101.36 M
2Mexico$18.17 M
3Spain$12.86 M
4Germany$6.42 M
5Taiwan$4.64 M
6Sweden$2.76 M
7Finland$2.58 M
8Belgium$1.89 M
9Japan$1.56 M
10Colombia$725,318
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $153.42 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $59,375,690
2Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $14,349,369
3Port of Beaumont, Texas $13,285,260
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $9,155,973
5Port of Tampa, Fla. $6,861,649
6Trout River, NY Border Crossing $5,770,292
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $5,711,838
8International Falls, Minn. $4,723,666
9Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $3,945,939
10Port of Wilmington, N.C. $3,371,685

U.S. imports of Sulfuric acid increased 59.10 percent through August to $153.42 million

U.S. imports of Sulfuric acid increased 59.10 percent from $96.43 million to $153.42 million through the first eight 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 666 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 764 for the last full year with a total value of $145.47 million, a $34.65 million, 31.26 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this 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..

In the last previous full year, theleading 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..

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $101,359,622
2Mexico $18,167,595
3Spain $12,857,825
4Germany $6,422,395
5Taiwan $4,640,429
6Sweden $2,758,826
7Finland $2,579,335
8Belgium $1,892,156
9Japan $1,558,116
10Colombia $725,318

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $14,226,392
2Phoenix/Nogales $5,293,474
3Buffalo $3,007,390
4Port Arthur, Texas $2,617,485
5Seattle $2,412,628
6Pembina, N.D. $2,211,890
7New Orleans $1,910,185
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $1,852,780
9Jacksonville/Tampa $1,515,324
10Atlanta/Savannah $1,131,612

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 103.62 percent compared to last year to $59.38 million.
  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. rose 72.08 percent compared to last year to $14.35 million.
  • Port of Beaumont, Texas rose 96.3 percent compared to last year to $13.29 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 53.99 percent compared to last year to $9.16 million.
  • Port of Tampa, Fla. rose 32.09 percent compared to last year to $6.86 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 $43.97 million, 76.62 percent, (66.07 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $5.92 million, 48.31 percent, (11.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Spain increased $3.22 million, 33.47 percent, (8.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany decreased $633,920, 8.98 percent, (4.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Taiwan increased $1.22 million, 35.69 percent, (3.02 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 93.5 percent of all these Sulfuric acid imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $143.45 million of the $153.42 million total.

All totaled, 67.15 percent of all these Sulfuric acid imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $103.03 million of the $153.42 million total