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

Exports: Ammonia

Ammonia, the No. 704 export by value totaled $7.17 million for the month of May, $40.59 million through May of 2020, and $107.29 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 Markets

RankCountryYTD
1Mexico$18.04 M
2South Korea$6.61 M
3Chile$5.25 M
4Morocco$2.5 M
5Ireland$2.45 M
6Israel$2.25 M
7Canada$1.55 M
8Australia$672,352
9Japan$274,085
10Haiti$251,048
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U.S. exports of Ammonia decreased 14.45 percent through May to $40.59 million

U.S. exports of Ammonia decreased 14.45 percent from $47.45 million to $40.59 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 704 through May among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 707 for the last full year with a total value of $107.29 million, a $9.4 million, 9.60 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Chile, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Morocco and No. 5 Ireland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La., No. 2 Eagle Pass, No. 3 Port of Portland, Ore., No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Houston.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Chile, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Eagle Pass, No. 4 Port of Freeport, Texas and No. 5 Port of Houston.

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 of Greater Baton Rouge, La. rose 40.03 percent compared to last year to $11.22 million.
  • Eagle Pass fell 32.71 percent compared to last year to $9.35 million.
  • Port of Portland, Ore. totaled $6.5 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Port Laredo fell 72.22 percent compared to last year to $5.1 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 13.14 percent compared to last year to $1.85 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. exports from No. 1 Mexico increased $12.88 million, 29.32 percent, (139.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 Chile increased $9.39 million, 101.2 percent, (45.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 South Korea decreased $1.78 million, 17.38 percent, (20.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 Morocco increased $6.16 million, 0 percent, (15.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 Ireland increased $850,888, 17.59 percent, (14.01 percent market share).

All totaled, 89.26 percent of all these Ammonia exports from the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $95.76 million of the $107.29 million total.

All totaled, 83.82 percent of all these Ammonia exports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $34.03 million of the $40.59 million total