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

Exports: Chlorides

Chlorides, the No. 519 export by value totaled $20.72 million for the month of August, $177.48 million through August of 2019, and $223.89 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
1Canada$51.26 M
2China$21.06 M
3Japan$13.09 M
4Brazil$7.21 M
5South Korea$6.95 M
6Trinidad and Tobago$6.92 M
7Mexico$6.35 M
8Saudi Arabia$5.99 M
9United Kingdom$5.77 M
10The Netherlands$5.47 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $177.48 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $30,397,383
2Port of New York $19,606,059
3Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas $13,797,955
4Port of Houston $13,579,520
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $11,581,810
6Port of New Orleans $9,193,740
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $8,092,966
8Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $5,093,802
9International Falls, Minn. $5,042,946
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $4,995,906

U.S. exports of Chlorides increased 16.46 percent through August to $177.48 million

U.S. exports of Chlorides increased 16.46 percent from $152.39 million to $177.48 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 519 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 560 for the last full year with a total value of $223.89 million, a $8.01 million, 3.46 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 China and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New York, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas and No. 5 Port of Newark.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $51,258,389
2China $21,058,561
3Japan $13,089,109
4Brazil $7,205,206
5South Korea $6,949,694
6Trinidad and Tobago $6,924,229
7Mexico $6,346,213
8Saudi Arabia $5,993,819
9United Kingdom $5,771,788
10The Netherlands $5,465,951

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $12,559,728
2Detroit $7,748,162
3Atlanta/Savannah $5,468,767
4Dallas $4,741,477
5Houston $3,168,621
6Ogdensburg, N.Y. $3,107,772
7Los Angeles $2,635,555
8New Orleans $2,489,257
9Seattle $2,298,206
10Pembina, N.D. $2,211,167

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 of Savannah, Ga. rose 158.33 percent compared to last year to $30.4 million.
  • Port of New York fell 9.85 percent compared to last year to $19.61 million.
  • Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas rose 19.46 percent compared to last year to $13.8 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 408.82 percent compared to last year to $13.58 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 7.86 percent compared to last year to $11.58 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 Canada increased $1.62 million, 3.26 percent, (28.88 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 China increased $14.17 million, 205.71 percent, (11.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $542,213, 4.32 percent, (7.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Brazil increased $1.3 million, 21.91 percent, (4.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 South Korea increased $1.05 million, 17.86 percent, (3.92 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 56.1 percent of all these Chlorides exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $99.56 million of the $177.48 million total.

All totaled, 50.13 percent of all these Chlorides exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $88.96 million of the $177.48 million total