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

Exports: Misc. inorganic compounds

Misc. inorganic compounds, the No. 740 export by value totaled $6.54 million for the month of February, $14.63 million through February of 2020, and $120.14 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
1Philippines$3.36 M
2Canada$1.88 M
3Germany$1.14 M
4Taiwan$1.08 M
5South Korea$848,444
6Malaysia$667,826
7Israel$541,336
8China$537,979
9Ireland$537,026
10Japan$467,845
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $14.63 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Chicago O’Hare International Airport $4,012,199
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $1,145,518
3Port of Virginia $927,202
4Port of New York $866,091
5Port Everglades, Fla. $748,707
6Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. $608,057
7Port of Tacoma, Wash. $560,465
8Port of Oakland, Calif. $548,752
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $471,277
10Port of New Orleans $411,091

U.S. exports of Misc. inorganic compounds decreased 36.24 percent through February to $14.63 million

U.S. exports of Misc. inorganic compounds decreased 36.24 percent from $22.94 million to $14.63 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 740 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 646 for the last full year with a total value of $120.14 million, a $44.74 million, 27.14 percent decrease from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Philippines, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 Port Everglades, Fla..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Philippines, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Malaysia and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Seattle, Wash..

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Philippines $3,357,983
2Canada $1,884,720
3Germany $1,137,589
4Taiwan $1,076,561
5South Korea $848,444
6Malaysia $667,826
7Israel $541,336
8China $537,979
9Ireland $537,026
10Japan $467,845

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1NORFOLK, VA $2,906,540
2CHICAGO, IL $2,761,170
3SEATTLE, WA $2,206,428
4NEW YORK CITY, NY $1,645,538
5MIAMI, FL $1,211,064
6SAN FRANCISCO, CA $741,060
7SAVANNAH, GA $607,708
8LOS ANGELES, CA $557,618
9BUFFALO, NY $407,798
10DETROIT, MI $382,666

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:

  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 766.53 percent compared to last year to $4.01 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 8.14 percent compared to last year to $1.15 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 64.37 percent compared to last year to $927,202.
  • Port of New York fell 40.21 percent compared to last year to $866,091.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. rose 101.7 percent compared to last year to $748,707.

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 Philippines decreased $2.67 million, 44.31 percent, (22.95 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $237,525, 11.19 percent, (12.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Germany decreased $240,788, 17.47 percent, (7.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Taiwan increased $466,200, 76.38 percent, (7.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 South Korea decreased $2.84 million, 76.97 percent, (5.8 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 56.77 percent of all these Misc. inorganic compounds exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $8.31 million of the $14.63 million total.

All totaled, 52.63 percent of all these Misc. inorganic compounds exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $7.7 million of the $14.63 million total