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

Exports: Cyanides, cyanide oxides

Cyanides, cyanide oxides, the No. 486 export by value totaled $19.87 million for the month of February, $45.2 million through February of 2020, and $239.66 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
1Mexico$23.74 M
2Canada$10.13 M
3Suriname$2.29 M
4Mauritania$1.88 M
5Honduras$1.49 M
6Guinea$1.42 M
7Argentina$855,960
8Senegal$849,930
9Chile$597,000
10Ghana$460,067
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $45.2 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $19,563,153
2Port of Houston $10,224,926
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $9,151,868
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $2,762,618
5Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $1,881,800
6Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $564,672
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $501,556
8International Falls, Minn. $240,388
9Port of New Orleans $58,372
10Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $50,331

U.S. exports of Cyanides, cyanide oxides increased 16.70 percent through February to $45.2 million

U.S. exports of Cyanides, cyanide oxides increased 16.70 percent from $38.73 million to $45.2 million through the first two 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 486 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 540 for the last full year with a total value of $239.66 million, a $35.93 million, 13.04 percent decrease from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Suriname, No. 4 Mauritania and No. 5 Honduras. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Suriname, No. 4 Argentina and No. 5 Mauritania. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y..

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $23,740,274
2Canada $10,130,569
3Suriname $2,293,063
4Mauritania $1,876,064
5Honduras $1,494,190
6Guinea $1,421,200
7Argentina $855,960
8Senegal $849,930
9Chile $597,000
10Ghana $460,067

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1SAVANNAH, GA $12,416,190
2LAREDO, TX $10,519,676
3DETROIT, MI $7,298,716
4HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $6,164,704
5TAMPA, FL $1,453,398
6NOGALES, AZ $1,085,550
7ANCHORAGE, AK $557,354
8DULUTH, MN $199,152
9MIAMI, FL $58,000
10CHICAGO, IL $30,866

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 Laredo rose 59.83 percent compared to last year to $19.56 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 22.18 percent compared to last year to $10.22 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 13.67 percent compared to last year to $9.15 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 14.62 percent compared to last year to $2.76 million.
  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. totaled $1.88 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

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 $10 million, 72.77 percent, (52.52 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $1.77 million, 14.89 percent, (22.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Suriname decreased $1.73 million, 43.01 percent, (5.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Mauritania decreased $161,388, 7.92 percent, (4.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Honduras increased $1.23 million, 468.73 percent, (3.31 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 87.47 percent of all these Cyanides, cyanide oxides exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $39.53 million of the $45.2 million total.

All totaled, 96.43 percent of all these Cyanides, cyanide oxides exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $43.58 million of the $45.2 million total