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

Exports: Carbonates

Carbonates, the No. 155 export by value totaled $152.11 million for the month of February, $294.15 million through February of 2019, and $1.67 billion 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$58.63 M
2Brazil$44.72 M
3Indonesia$25.35 M
4Malaysia$23.64 M
5Canada$16.54 M
6Thailand$14.51 M
7Chile$13.35 M
8Vietnam$10.42 M
9Australia$8.83 M
10South Korea$8.6 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $294.15 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Portland, Ore. $121,669,533
2Port of Port Arthur, Texas $39,302,718
3Port Laredo $31,526,844
4Port of Longview, Wash. $21,001,028
5Port of Long Beach $16,290,853
6El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $13,399,731
7Port of Galveston, Texas $9,481,176
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $6,638,736
9Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $5,639,619
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $3,598,592

U.S. exports of Carbonates increased 12.67 percent through February to $294.15 million

U.S. exports of Carbonates increased 12.67 percent from $261.08 million to $294.15 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 155 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 173 for the last full year with a total value of $1.67 billion, a $64.81 million, 4.04 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 Indonesia, No. 4 Malaysia and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Portland, Ore., No. 2 Port of Port Arthur, Texas, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Longview, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 Indonesia, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Portland, Ore., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Port Arthur, Texas, No. 4 Port of Longview, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $58,630,082
2Brazil $44,723,330
3Indonesia $25,347,098
4Malaysia $23,639,817
5Canada $16,537,136
6Thailand $14,508,385
7Chile $13,347,673
8Vietnam $10,423,952
9Australia $8,831,762
10South Korea $8,597,265

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Portland/Columbia-Snake River $277,939,818
2Laredo $76,184,464
3Port Arthur, Texas $58,850,665
4Los Angeles $33,047,044
5Detroit $19,051,113
6El Paso $17,329,097
7Houston $14,203,450
8San Diego $10,374,718
9San Francisco $6,894,371
10Atlanta/Savannah $5,736,295

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:

  • Port of Portland, Ore. rose 14.16 percent compared to last year to $121.67 million.
  • Port of Port Arthur, Texas rose 29.55 percent compared to last year to $39.3 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 11.39 percent compared to last year to $31.53 million.
  • Port of Longview, Wash. rose 39.36 percent compared to last year to $21 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 1.38 percent compared to last year to $16.29 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 $9.29 million, 18.83 percent, (19.93 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Brazil increased $10 million, 28.8 percent, (15.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Indonesia decreased $3.11 million, 10.93 percent, (8.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Malaysia increased $16.61 million, 236.47 percent, (8.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Canada increased $296,200, 1.82 percent, (5.62 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 57.41 percent of all these Carbonates exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $168.88 million of the $294.15 million total.

All totaled, 78.12 percent of all these Carbonates exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $229.79 million of the $294.15 million total