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

Exports: Ammonia

Ammonia, the No. 733 export by value totaled $9.78 million for the month of August, $67.79 million through August of 2019, and $97.89 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 Markets

RankCountryYTD
1Mexico$45.87 M
2Chile$11.24 M
3Ireland$3.61 M
4Israel$2.26 M
5Morocco$1.08 M
6Australia$1.03 M
7Canada$606,920
8Belgium$444,829
9Japan$425,778
10United Kingdom$241,003
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $67.79 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $23,036,367
2Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $18,113,118
3Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. $10,549,311
4Port of Freeport, Texas $6,365,000
5Port of Houston $3,013,788
6Port of New York $2,106,071
7Port of Long Beach $1,467,785
8Port of Virginia $927,370
9Port of Los Angeles $402,178
10Port Miami $334,704

U.S. exports of Ammonia decreased 7.51 percent through August to $67.79 million

U.S. exports of Ammonia decreased 7.51 percent from $73.29 million to $67.79 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 733 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 716 for the last full year with a total value of $97.89 million, a $50.43 million, 34.00 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Chile, No. 3 Ireland, No. 4 Israel and No. 5 Morocco. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas, No. 3 Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La., No. 4 Port of Freeport, Texas and No. 5 Port of Houston.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners 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 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas, No. 3 Port of Freeport, Texas, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Houston.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $45,866,439
2Chile $11,237,500
3Ireland $3,605,232
4Israel $2,262,971
5Morocco $1,076,371
6Australia $1,030,910
7Canada $606,920
8Belgium $444,829
9Japan $425,778
10United Kingdom $241,003

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $11,112,893
2New Orleans $9,430,842
3Houston $3,290,148
4Norfolk $808,424
5New York City $674,569
6Los Angeles $665,868
7Buffalo $342,765
8Miami $169,945
9Detroit $128,905
10Seattle $110,181

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 Laredo rose 11492 percent compared to last year to $23.04 million.
  • Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas rose 5.11 percent compared to last year to $18.11 million.
  • Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. fell 74.59 percent compared to last year to $10.55 million.
  • Port of Freeport, Texas rose 66.41 percent compared to last year to $6.37 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 102.41 percent compared to last year to $3.01 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 to No. 1 Mexico increased $19.47 million, 73.77 percent, (67.66 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Chile increased $2.08 million, 22.75 percent, (16.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Ireland increased $446,945, 14.15 percent, (5.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Israel increased $871,431, 62.62 percent, (3.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Morocco increased $1.08 million, 0 percent, (1.59 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 94.48 percent of all these Ammonia exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $64.05 million of the $67.79 million total.

All totaled, 90.1 percent of all these Ammonia exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $61.08 million of the $67.79 million total