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

Exports: Ammonia

Ammonia, the No. 743 export by value totaled $6.19 million for the month of October, $84.92 million through October of 2018, and $148.32 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 Markets

RankCountryYTD
1Mexico$35.28 M
2South Korea$10.24 M
3Chile$9.15 M
4Taiwan$7.02 M
5China$6.5 M
6Ireland$3.97 M
7Brazil$3.84 M
8Canada$2.51 M
9Australia$2.08 M
10Israel$1.42 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $84.92 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. $41,508,923
2Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $25,386,266
3Port of Freeport, Texas $3,825,000
4Port of Virginia $1,875,486
5Port of New Orleans $1,700,800
6Port of Houston $1,618,277
7Port of New York $1,410,139
8Dunseith Border Crossing, N.D. $1,316,946
9Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $950,544
10Port Laredo $898,527

U.S. exports of Ammonia decreased 16.56 percent through October to $84.92 million

U.S. exports of Ammonia decreased 16.56 percent from $101.77 million to $84.92 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 743 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 683 for the last full year with a total value of $148.32 million, a $89.05 million, 150.26 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this 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 New Orleans.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Morocco, No. 2 Chile, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Belgium. 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 Beaumont, Texas, No. 4 Dunseith Border Crossing, N.D. and No. 5 Port of Houston.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $35,277,613
2South Korea $10,240,744
3Chile $9,154,737
4Taiwan $7,016,039
5China $6,496,012
6Ireland $3,966,308
7Brazil $3,838,091
8Canada $2,513,506
9Australia $2,084,065
10Israel $1,416,661

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $9,308,441
2Laredo $2,501,960
3Houston $672,975
4Norfolk $458,760
5New York City $434,430
6Los Angeles $356,834
7Miami $82,349
8Charleston $72,000
9Seattle $54,253
10Cleveland $52,694

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:

  • Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. fell 42.07 percent compared to last year to $41.51 million.
  • Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas rose 84.95 percent compared to last year to $25.39 million.
  • Port of Freeport, Texas totaled $3.83 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Port of Virginia rose 199.37 percent compared to last year to $1.88 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 13155 percent compared to last year to $1.7 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 $18.99 million, 116.64 percent, (41.54 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 South Korea increased $2.9 million, 39.56 percent, (12.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Chile decreased $11.08 million, 54.76 percent, (10.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Taiwan increased $6.97 million, 13653 percent, (8.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China increased $3.82 million, 143.13 percent, (7.65 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 80.29 percent of all these Ammonia exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $68.19 million of the $84.92 million total.

All totaled, 87.49 percent of all these Ammonia exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $74.3 million of the $84.92 million total