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

Exports: Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers

Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers, the No. 137 export by value totaled $200.43 million for the month of December, $2.29 billion through December of 2018, and $2.31 billion 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$774.86 M
2Brazil$683.41 M
3Mexico$151.46 M
4Australia$135.8 M
5Japan$92.14 M
6Colombia$86.34 M
7Peru$61.88 M
8India$56.46 M
9Argentina$53.78 M
10Chile$28.13 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.29 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Tampa, Fla. $1,342,039,729
2International Falls, Minn. $226,391,358
3Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $130,308,956
4Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $129,221,864
5Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $59,595,145
6Port Manatee, Fla. $47,609,428
7Port of Eastport, Idaho $47,528,097
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $36,983,597
9Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $24,915,662
10Port of Los Angeles $23,847,856

U.S. exports of Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers decreased 0.74 percent through December to $2.29 billion

U.S. exports of Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers decreased 0.74 percent from $2.31 billion to $2.29 billion 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 137 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 134 for the last full year with a total value of $2.31 billion, a $16.69 million, 0.72 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Australia and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Tampa, Fla., No. 2 International Falls, Minn., No. 3 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D., No. 4 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. and No. 5 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 India, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Tampa, Fla., No. 2 International Falls, Minn., No. 3 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D., No. 4 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. and No. 5 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont..

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $774,861,110
2Brazil $683,412,230
3Mexico $151,462,007
4Australia $135,796,240
5Japan $92,135,912
6Colombia $86,344,425
7Peru $61,883,861
8India $56,455,153
9Argentina $53,784,381
10Chile $28,132,106

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1TAMPA, FL $641,801,176
2PEMBINA, ND $131,013,424
3DULUTH, MN $107,828,110
4GREAT FALLS, MT $69,983,102
5DETROIT, MI $26,542,288
6LOS ANGELES, CA $19,594,362
7OGDENSBURG, NY $16,454,432
8SAN FRANCISCO, CA $13,020,418
9HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $7,511,946
10NOGALES, AZ $6,875,758

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Tampa, Fla. fell 7.55 percent compared to last year to $1.34 billion.
  • International Falls, Minn. rose 38.78 percent compared to last year to $226.39 million.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. rose 36.53 percent compared to last year to $130.31 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. fell 12.47 percent compared to last year to $129.22 million.
  • Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. fell 2.44 percent compared to last year to $59.6 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 $90.2 million, 13.17 percent, (33.84 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Brazil increased $27.48 million, 4.19 percent, (29.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico increased $1.83 million, 1.22 percent, (6.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Australia increased $3.5 million, 2.64 percent, (5.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan increased $31.61 million, 52.21 percent, (4.02 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 80.24 percent of all these Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $1.84 billion of the $2.29 billion total.

All totaled, 82.42 percent of all these Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $1.89 billion of the $2.29 billion total