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

Imports: Vegetable alkaloids, salts, ethers

Vegetable alkaloids, salts, ethers, the No. 543 import by value totaled $37.8 million for the month of December, $378.07 million through December 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$103.46 M
2Germany$57.81 M
3China$49.95 M
4Czech Republic$44.63 M
5India$30.47 M
6Australia$24.1 M
7Switzerland$13.97 M
8Italy$11.3 M
9Turkey$6.57 M
10New Zealand$4.72 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $378.07 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Philadelphia International Airport $84,462,891
2Port of Newark $43,775,727
3John F. Kennedy International Airport $38,212,173
4Chicago O’Hare International Airport $34,824,703
5International Port of Memphis, Tenn. $30,887,711
6Port of Los Angeles $21,074,956
7Port of New Orleans $17,735,360
8Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $16,751,329
9Los Angeles International Airport $16,625,777
10Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $14,107,567

U.S. imports of Vegetable alkaloids, salts, ethers decreased 6.21 percent through December to $378.07 million

U.S. imports of Vegetable alkaloids, salts, ethers decreased 6.21 percent from $403.12 million to $378.07 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 543 through December 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 December 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 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 International Port of Memphis, Tenn..

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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1United Kingdom $103,461,294
2Germany $57,813,035
3China $49,948,908
4Czech Republic $44,626,153
5India $30,466,185
6Australia $24,097,744
7Switzerland $13,965,574
8Italy $11,301,778
9Turkey $6,567,996
10New Zealand $4,715,000

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Philadelphia $22,714,508
2New York City $18,268,571
3St. Louis $9,908,918
4New Orleans $8,375,445
5Chicago $6,411,374
6Los Angeles $5,188,730
7Atlanta/Savannah $2,780,997
8Houston $2,433,687
9San Juan $2,423,697
10Cleveland $2,046,874

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Philadelphia International Airport rose 9.23 percent compared to last year to $84.46 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 36.16 percent compared to last year to $43.78 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 23.2 percent compared to last year to $38.21 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 11.6 percent compared to last year to $34.82 million.
  • International Port of Memphis, Tenn. fell 28.82 percent compared to last year to $30.89 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 $8.37 million, 8.8 percent, (27.37 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany decreased $7.5 million, 11.48 percent, (15.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China increased $5.46 million, 12.27 percent, (13.21 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Czech Republic increased $10.78 million, 31.86 percent, (11.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 India increased $7.72 million, 33.94 percent, (8.06 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 75.73 percent of all these Vegetable alkaloids, salts, ethers imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $286.32 million of the $378.07 million total.

All totaled, 61.41 percent of all these Vegetable alkaloids, salts, ethers imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $232.16 million of the $378.07 million total