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

Exports: Chlorides

Chlorides, the No. 455 export by value totaled $21.69 million for the month of May, $115.84 million through May of 2020, and $256.73 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
1Canada$28.8 M
2Japan$12.35 M
3South Korea$6.81 M
4Taiwan$5.2 M
5Mexico$5.09 M
6Singapore$4.49 M
7Brazil$4.38 M
8China$3.99 M
9Russia$3.98 M
10Germany$3.77 M
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U.S. exports of Chlorides increased 16.77 percent through May to $115.84 million

U.S. exports of Chlorides increased 16.77 percent from $99.2 million to $115.84 million through the first five 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 455 through May among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 538 for the last full year with a total value of $256.73 million, a $32.85 million, 14.67 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources 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 New York, No. 2 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 China and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New York rose 2.94 percent compared to last year to $12.75 million.
  • Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas rose 29.95 percent compared to last year to $11.81 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 25.25 percent compared to last year to $9.8 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 22.83 percent compared to last year to $8.64 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 10.55 percent compared to last year to $7.68 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 Canada increased $3.29 million, 4.55 percent, (65.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 China increased $14.05 million, 143.82 percent, (20.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 Japan increased $1.13 million, 6.07 percent, (16.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 Brazil increased $3.47 million, 38 percent, (10.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 South Korea increased $2.82 million, 33.56 percent, (9.7 percent market share).

All totaled, 55.68 percent of all these Chlorides exports from the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $142.95 million of the $256.73 million total.

All totaled, 43.74 percent of all these Chlorides exports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $50.67 million of the $115.84 million total