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

Imports: Vegetable alkaloids, salts, ethers

Vegetable alkaloids, salts, ethers, the No. 556 import by value totaled $34.63 million for the month of October, $300.68 million through October of 2018, and $403.12 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
1United Kingdom$69.88 M
2Germany$50.25 M
3China$43.05 M
4Czech Republic$35.15 M
5India$25.05 M
6Australia$18.04 M
7Switzerland$11.42 M
8Italy$9.24 M
9Turkey$6.03 M
10New Zealand$4.7 M
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U.S. imports of Vegetable alkaloids, salts, ethers decreased 9.29 percent through October to $300.68 million

U.S. imports of Vegetable alkaloids, salts, ethers decreased 9.29 percent from $331.48 million to $300.68 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 556 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 517 for the last full year with a total value of $403.12 million, a $221.51 million, 35.46 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 China, No. 4 Czech Republic and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Philadelphia International Airport, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 International Port of Memphis, Tenn. and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Australia, No. 4 China and No. 5 Czech Republic. The leading gateways were No. 1 Philadelphia International Airport, No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 3 International Port of Memphis, Tenn., No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Port of Newark.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1United Kingdom $69,876,713
2Germany $50,248,431
3China $43,046,408
4Czech Republic $35,145,416
5India $25,052,746
6Australia $18,039,767
7Switzerland $11,422,978
8Italy $9,235,957
9Turkey $6,034,996
10New Zealand $4,702,100

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $14,828,856
2Philadelphia $11,899,843
3Chicago $5,655,325
4St. Louis $3,926,767
5Los Angeles $2,999,679
6Houston $1,970,365
7Cleveland $1,445,110
8Wilmington $1,120,691
9New Orleans $943,194
10Atlanta/Savannah $801,046

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:

  • Philadelphia International Airport rose 11.7 percent compared to last year to $67.81 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 34.7 percent compared to last year to $36.91 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 14.83 percent compared to last year to $34.63 million.
  • International Port of Memphis, Tenn. fell 7.13 percent compared to last year to $29.27 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 17.38 percent compared to last year to $29.14 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 United Kingdom increased $1.37 million, 2 percent, (23.24 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany decreased $11.26 million, 18.3 percent, (16.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China increased $4.95 million, 13 percent, (14.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Czech Republic increased $12.29 million, 53.77 percent, (11.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 India increased $5.52 million, 28.27 percent, (8.33 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 74.29 percent of all these Vegetable alkaloids, salts, ethers imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $223.37 million of the $300.68 million total.

All totaled, 65.78 percent of all these Vegetable alkaloids, salts, ethers imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $197.77 million of the $300.68 million total