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

Exports: Misc. inorganic compounds

Misc. inorganic compounds, the No. 631 export by value totaled $16.85 million for the month of December, $164.88 million through December of 2018, and $136.59 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
1Philippines$41.7 M
2South Korea$17.55 M
3Japan$17.44 M
4The Netherlands$13.71 M
5Canada$11.02 M
6Taiwan$10.71 M
7Germany$8.4 M
8China$7.95 M
9Trinidad and Tobago$4.37 M
10Malaysia$4.35 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $164.88 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1John F. Kennedy International Airport $42,861,182
2Port of Oakland, Calif. $13,992,247
3Port of Virginia $12,518,437
4Port of Tacoma, Wash. $11,348,722
5Port of Los Angeles $9,273,906
6Seattle-Tacoma International Airport $9,151,729
7Port of New York $7,379,856
8Port Miami $7,102,880
9Port of Seattle, Wash. $5,927,962
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $4,625,651

U.S. exports of Misc. inorganic compounds increased 20.71 percent through December to $164.88 million

U.S. exports of Misc. inorganic compounds increased 20.71 percent from $136.59 million to $164.88 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 631 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 666 for the last full year with a total value of $136.59 million, a $17.45 million, 14.64 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Philippines, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of Tacoma, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Philippines, No. 2 China, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 Taiwan. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Port of Tacoma, Wash., No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port of New York.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Philippines $41,703,111
2South Korea $17,553,763
3Japan $17,435,284
4The Netherlands $13,708,237
5Canada $11,023,991
6Taiwan $10,713,287
7Germany $8,400,301
8China $7,947,919
9Trinidad and Tobago $4,374,715
10Malaysia $4,347,829

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1NEW YORK CITY, NY $26,409,140
2SEATTLE, WA $12,600,388
3SAN FRANCISCO, CA $9,676,502
4LOS ANGELES, CA $7,430,194
5NORFOLK, VA $6,220,772
6MIAMI, FL $2,507,914
7SAVANNAH, GA $2,291,124
8CHICAGO, IL $1,898,816
9NEW ORLEANS, LA $1,656,972
10DETROIT, MI $1,642,428

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 31.67 percent compared to last year to $42.86 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 91.86 percent compared to last year to $13.99 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 18.3 percent compared to last year to $12.52 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. fell 21.65 percent compared to last year to $11.35 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 31.35 percent compared to last year to $9.27 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 Philippines increased $13.34 million, 47.05 percent, (25.29 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 South Korea increased $4.5 million, 34.51 percent, (10.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $12.55 million, 257.07 percent, (10.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 The Netherlands increased $3.07 million, 28.82 percent, (8.31 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Canada increased $2.2 million, 24.99 percent, (6.69 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 61.51 percent of all these Misc. inorganic compounds exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $101.42 million of the $164.88 million total.

All totaled, 54.58 percent of all these Misc. inorganic compounds exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $89.99 million of the $164.88 million total