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

Exports: Mineral tars

Mineral tars, the No. 805 export by value totaled $4.61 million for the month of March, $15.4 million through March of 2020, and $59.52 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$14.95 M
2Chile$199,181
3Ecuador$152,450
4Peru$35,600
5Mexico$23,485
6Malaysia$13,980
7Brazil$7,184
8Australia$6,375
9Colombia$4,590
10Jamaica$3,833
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January – March 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $15.4 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $11,887,028
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $1,639,070
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $1,265,728
4Port of Houston $387,231
5Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $83,056
6Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $55,028
7Port Laredo $23,485
8Port of Anacortes, Wash. $18,895
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $13,980
10Port of Charleston $7,184

U.S. exports of Mineral tars increased 32.88 percent through March to $15.4 million

U.S. exports of Mineral tars increased 32.88 percent from $11.59 million to $15.4 million through the first three 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 805 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 859 for the last full year with a total value of $59.52 million, a $5.05 million, 9.27 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Chile, No. 3 Ecuador, No. 4 Peru and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Saudi Arabia, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 Ireland and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

January – March 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $14,948,805
2Chile $199,181
3Ecuador $152,450
4Peru $35,600
5Mexico $23,485
6Malaysia $13,980
7Brazil $7,184
8Australia $6,375
9Colombia $4,590
10Jamaica $3,833

January – March 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1BUFFALO, NY $7,797,378
2DETROIT, MI $1,772,534
3SAVANNAH, GA $76,120
4HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $0
5PHILADELPHIA, PA $0
6PORTLAND, ME $0
7MIAMI, FL $0
8NEW YORK CITY, NY $0
9LAREDO, TX $0
10MINNEAPOLIS, MN $0

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 51.31 percent compared to last year to $11.89 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 10.25 percent compared to last year to $1.64 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 21.65 percent compared to last year to $1.27 million.
  • Port of Houston totaled $387,231. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. totaled $83,056. 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 Canada increased $3.62 million, 31.95 percent, (97.1 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Chile increased $199,181, 0 percent, (1.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Ecuador increased $152,450, 0 percent, (0.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Peru increased $35,600, 0 percent, (0.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Mexico increased $667, 2.92 percent, (0.15 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.77 percent of all these Mineral tars exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $15.36 million of the $15.4 million total.

All totaled, 99.13 percent of all these Mineral tars exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $15.26 million of the $15.4 million total