Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Misc. inorganic acids

Misc. inorganic acids, the No. 410 export by value totaled $38.27 million for the month of December, $405.3 million in 2019, and $393.15 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

RankCountry2019
1Canada$87.24 M
2Mexico$80.23 M
3Japan$28.18 M
4China$27.56 M
5Germany$26.46 M
6Singapore$17.35 M
7Belgium$15.59 M
8South Korea$14.95 M
9Taiwan$14.35 M
10United Kingdom$13.64 M
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U.S. exports of Misc. inorganic acids increased 3.09 percent through December 2019 to $405.3 million

U.S. exports of Misc. inorganic acids increased 3.09 percent from $393.15 million to $405.3 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 410 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 434 for the last full year with a total value of $393.15 million, a $32.21 million, 8.92 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through December of 2019 the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 China and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port of New York.

January – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $87,236,767
2Mexico $80,228,297
3Japan $28,175,757
4China $27,557,530
5Germany $26,462,057
6Singapore $17,347,536
7Belgium $15,586,549
8South Korea $14,952,946
9Taiwan $14,349,432
10United Kingdom $13,642,714

January – December 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $19,108,972
2Los Angeles $16,434,078
3Detroit $15,836,663
4New York City $10,793,463
5Buffalo $8,825,616
6Baltimore $4,593,340
7Houston $4,493,204
8Norfolk $4,239,581
9Seattle $3,889,122
10Atlanta/Savannah $3,807,743

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 4.92 percent compared to last year to $61.16 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 11.35 percent compared to last year to $36.52 million.
  • Port of New York rose 38.42 percent compared to last year to $35.21 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 39.46 percent compared to last year to $29.91 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 28.19 percent compared to last year to $23.39 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 decreased $15.82 million, 15.35 percent, (21.52 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $2.76 million, 3.56 percent, (19.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $9.18 million, 48.32 percent, (6.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China decreased $13.33 million, 32.61 percent, (6.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany increased $8.88 million, 50.47 percent, (6.53 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 61.6 percent of all these Misc. inorganic acids exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $249.66 million of the $405.3 million total.

All totaled, 45.94 percent of all these Misc. inorganic acids exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $186.19 million of the $405.3 million total