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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through July 2019.

Exports: Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers

Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers, the No. 125 export by value totaled $155.81 million for the month of July, $1.53 billion through July of 2019, and $2.29 billion 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

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$505.48 M
2Brazil$474.9 M
3Mexico$121.67 M
4Argentina$73.95 M
5Australia$60.94 M
6India$57.63 M
7Colombia$46.56 M
8Chile$25.76 M
9Peru$24.69 M
10China$22.58 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.53 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Tampa, Fla. $850,613,062
2International Falls, Minn. $167,896,883
3Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $96,928,545
4Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $71,673,378
5Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $40,641,740
6Port of Beaufort-Morehead City, N.C. $32,528,900
7Port of Eastport, Idaho $32,031,283
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $25,711,819
9Port Manatee, Fla. $22,888,925
10Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $19,133,883

U.S. exports of Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers increased 13.45 percent through July to $1.53 billion

U.S. exports of Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers increased 13.45 percent from $1.35 billion to $1.53 billion through the first seven months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 125 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 133 for the last full year with a total value of $2.29 billion, a $16.98 million, 0.74 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Argentina and No. 5 Australia. 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 Mexico, No. 4 Australia and No. 5 Colombia. 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..

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $505,479,706
2Brazil $474,903,116
3Mexico $121,673,472
4Argentina $73,946,821
5Australia $60,941,098
6India $57,634,515
7Colombia $46,558,917
8Chile $25,757,694
9Peru $24,693,975
10China $22,584,782

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Jacksonville/Tampa $433,899,705
2Pembina, N.D. $94,363,060
3Duluth, Minn. $72,813,058
4Great Falls, Mont. $48,678,329
5Detroit $15,834,725
6Los Angeles $13,610,583
7Ogdensburg, N.Y. $8,688,512
8San Francisco $7,808,145
9Houston $5,282,104
10Phoenix/Nogales $4,631,827

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Tampa, Fla. rose 6.52 percent compared to last year to $850.61 million.
  • International Falls, Minn. rose 32.19 percent compared to last year to $167.9 million.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. rose 29.8 percent compared to last year to $96.93 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. rose 4.22 percent compared to last year to $71.67 million.
  • Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. rose 32.25 percent compared to last year to $40.64 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 $80.71 million, 19 percent, (33.07 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Brazil increased $60.55 million, 14.61 percent, (31.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico increased $28.13 million, 30.07 percent, (7.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Argentina increased $47.14 million, 175.82 percent, (4.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Australia decreased $26.04 million, 29.94 percent, (3.99 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 80.92 percent of all these Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $1.24 billion of the $1.53 billion total.

All totaled, 80.32 percent of all these Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $1.23 billion of the $1.53 billion total