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

Exports: Fluorine, chlorine, bromine and iodine

Fluorine, chlorine, bromine and iodine, the No. 759 export by value totaled $7.43 million for the month of February, $13.43 million through February of 2020, and $67.58 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$2.98 M
2India$2.47 M
3The Netherlands$2.02 M
4China$1.5 M
5Canada$1.31 M
6Germany$1.03 M
7Brazil$696,513
8Belgium$532,000
9Colombia$280,870
10Jamaica$185,007
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $13.43 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $4,771,977
2Eagle Pass $2,680,533
3Port of New Orleans $1,434,195
4Port of Virginia $1,268,625
5Port of New York $735,599
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $556,760
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $443,255
8Port of Baltimore, Md. $366,120
9Port Everglades, Fla. $288,102
10Brownsville International Bridges $208,140

U.S. exports of Fluorine, chlorine, bromine and iodine increased 70.02 percent through February to $13.43 million

U.S. exports of Fluorine, chlorine, bromine and iodine increased 70.02 percent from $7.9 million to $13.43 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 759 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 850 for the last full year with a total value of $67.58 million, a $6.76 million, 11.11 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 India, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 China and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Eagle Pass, No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of New York.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Belgium, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 India and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Eagle Pass, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y..

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $2,984,556
2India $2,473,140
3The Netherlands $2,016,000
4China $1,503,272
5Canada $1,313,222
6Germany $1,028,115
7Brazil $696,513
8Belgium $532,000
9Colombia $280,870
10Jamaica $185,007

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $3,956,328
2OGDENSBURG, NY $3,131,462
3DETROIT, MI $2,298,892
4LAREDO, TX $2,015,442
5NORFOLK, VA $1,951,604
6BUFFALO, NY $504,536
7MIAMI, FL $466,516
8NEW ORLEANS, LA $416,418
9PEMBINA, ND $230,970
10LOS ANGELES, CA $54,060

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 Houston rose 171.56 percent compared to last year to $4.77 million.
  • Eagle Pass rose 201.98 percent compared to last year to $2.68 million.
  • Port of New Orleans totaled $1.43 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Port of Virginia rose 59.62 percent compared to last year to $1.27 million.
  • Port of New York rose 2.45 percent compared to last year to $735,599.

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 $1.97 million, 193.67 percent, (22.22 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 India increased $1.73 million, 233.08 percent, (18.42 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 The Netherlands increased $1.95 million, 2929.48 percent, (15.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China increased $1.5 million, 0 percent, (11.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Canada decreased $1.22 million, 48.16 percent, (9.78 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 76.62 percent of all these Fluorine, chlorine, bromine and iodine exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $10.29 million of the $13.43 million total.

All totaled, 81.1 percent of all these Fluorine, chlorine, bromine and iodine exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $10.89 million of the $13.43 million total