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

Exports: Ammonia

Ammonia, the No. 740 export by value totaled $7.6 million for the month of February, $14.82 million through February 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$12.95 M
2Israel$602,419
3Ireland$581,589
4Canada$133,984
5Belgium$126,162
6Australia$77,505
7Japan$68,901
8Trinidad and Tobago$63,257
9China$57,530
10United Kingdom$47,439
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $14.82 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $7,432,606
2Port Laredo $5,475,242
3Port of Houston $545,232
4Port of New York $472,244
5Port of Virginia $229,978
6Port of Los Angeles $174,465
7Port of Long Beach $105,927
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $62,379
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $54,069
10Port Miami $48,864

U.S. exports of Ammonia increased 4.29 percent through February to $14.82 million

U.S. exports of Ammonia increased 4.29 percent from $14.21 million to $14.82 million through the first two 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 740 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 755 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 February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Israel, No. 3 Ireland, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Chile, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Australia, No. 4 China and No. 5 Taiwan. 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 – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $12,945,539
2Israel $602,419
3Ireland $581,589
4Canada $133,984
5Belgium $126,162
6Australia $77,505
7Japan $68,901
8Trinidad and Tobago $63,257
9China $57,530
10United Kingdom $47,439

January – February 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 two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas rose 198.61 percent compared to last year to $7.43 million.
  • Port Laredo totaled $5.48 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Port of Houston fell 18.98 percent compared to last year to $545,232.
  • Port of New York rose 12.57 percent compared to last year to $472,244.
  • Port of Virginia fell 49.87 percent compared to last year to $229,978.

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 $10.41 million, 411.14 percent, (87.38 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Israel increased $31,721, 5.56 percent, (4.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Ireland decreased $236,929, 28.95 percent, (3.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Canada decreased $41,477, 23.64 percent, (0.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Belgium decreased $253,683, 66.79 percent, (0.85 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 97.12 percent of all these Ammonia exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $14.39 million of the $14.82 million total.

All totaled, 95.54 percent of all these Ammonia exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $14.16 million of the $14.82 million total