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

Exports: Borates

Borates, the No. 432 export by value totaled $24.38 million for the month of June, $161.75 million through June of 2020, and $309.2 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
1China$74.91 M
2Canada$10.67 M
3The Netherlands$10.42 M
4Mexico$8.61 M
5India$8.29 M
6Japan$8.1 M
7Indonesia$5.47 M
8Malaysia$5.21 M
9Brazil$4.6 M
10Thailand$3.94 M
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U.S. exports of Borates decreased 2.70 percent through June to $161.75 million

U.S. exports of Borates decreased 2.70 percent from $166.24 million to $161.75 million through the first six 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 432 through June among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 464 for the last full year with a total value of $309.2 million, a $25.58 million, 7.64 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through June of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 4 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. and No. 5 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D..

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Malaysia, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash..

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first six months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 4.65 percent compared to last year to $101.97 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 16.93 percent compared to last year to $40.06 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 26.41 percent compared to last year to $5.59 million.
  • Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. fell 4.04 percent compared to last year to $3.62 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. rose 20.1 percent compared to last year to $3.28 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 China increased $5.25 million, 7.53 percent, (46.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 Canada decreased $5.63 million, 34.55 percent, (6.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 The Netherlands increased $2.82 million, 37.11 percent, (6.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 Mexico increased $352,492, 4.27 percent, (5.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 India increased $473,707, 6.06 percent, (5.13 percent market share).

All totaled, 69.81 percent of all these Borates exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through June of this year. That is equal to $112.91 million of the $161.75 million total.

All totaled, 95.53 percent of all these Borates exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through June of this year. That is equal to $154.52 million of the $161.75 million total