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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through December 2018.

Exports: Misc. inorganic acids

Misc. inorganic acids, the No. 434 export by value totaled $31.91 million for the month of December, $393.15 million through December of 2018, and $360.94 million for all of 2017, 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$103.06 M
2Mexico$77.47 M
3China$40.89 M
4Japan$19 M
5Germany$17.59 M
6South Korea$15.33 M
7Taiwan$13.23 M
8Brazil$10.75 M
9Belgium$10.48 M
10Colombia$8.59 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $393.15 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $58,292,182
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $32,800,637
3Port of Long Beach $32,568,985
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $30,190,586
5Port of New York $25,434,265
6Port of Los Angeles $21,450,652
7Port of Virginia $16,592,369
8Port of Houston $15,003,567
9Port of Baltimore, Md. $14,378,862
10Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $10,895,499

U.S. exports of Misc. inorganic acids increased 8.92 percent through December to $393.15 million

U.S. exports of Misc. inorganic acids increased 8.92 percent from $360.94 million to $393.15 million in 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 434 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 445 for the last full year with a total value of $360.94 million, a $15.01 million, 4.34 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this 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.

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 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port of Baltimore, Md..

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $103,058,324
2Mexico $77,472,501
3China $40,889,728
4Japan $18,997,120
5Germany $17,586,160
6South Korea $15,329,995
7Taiwan $13,232,429
8Brazil $10,752,733
9Belgium $10,478,592
10Colombia $8,587,544

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LAREDO, TX $26,852,276
2DETROIT, MI $23,651,400
3LOS ANGELES, CA $21,841,170
4NEW YORK CITY, NY $14,107,418
5BUFFALO, NY $12,074,302
6BALTIMORE, MD $7,418,260
7HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $6,626,432
8NORFOLK, VA $6,510,462
9SAVANNAH, GA $6,111,822
10SEATTLE, WA $5,765,806

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 18.16 percent compared to last year to $58.29 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 7.7 percent compared to last year to $32.8 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 110.56 percent compared to last year to $32.57 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 33.27 percent compared to last year to $30.19 million.
  • Port of New York rose 19.92 percent compared to last year to $25.43 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 increased $5.39 million, 5.52 percent, (26.21 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $12.31 million, 18.88 percent, (19.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $5.89 million, 16.82 percent, (10.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan decreased $943,676, 4.73 percent, (4.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany increased $4.02 million, 29.63 percent, (4.47 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 65.62 percent of all these Misc. inorganic acids exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $258 million of the $393.15 million total.

All totaled, 45.6 percent of all these Misc. inorganic acids exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $179.29 million of the $393.15 million total