Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers

Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers, the No. 126 export by value totaled $179.99 million for the month of December, $2.5 billion in 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

RankCountry2019
1Canada$965.05 M
2Brazil$694.93 M
3Mexico$160.18 M
4Argentina$112.99 M
5India$97.73 M
6Australia$86.42 M
7Colombia$85.53 M
8Peru$51.73 M
9Chile$36.33 M
10China$33.37 M
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U.S. exports of Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers increased 9.36 percent through December 2019 to $2.5 billion

U.S. exports of Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers increased 9.36 percent from $2.29 billion to $2.5 billion in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 126 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 137 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 December of 2019 the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Argentina and No. 5 India. 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 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..

January – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $965,049,136
2Brazil $694,933,924
3Mexico $160,180,550
4Argentina $112,989,395
5India $97,731,042
6Australia $86,420,583
7Colombia $85,529,748
8Peru $51,728,988
9Chile $36,330,260
10China $33,372,546

January – December 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 of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Tampa, Fla. fell 0.34 percent compared to last year to $1.34 billion.
  • International Falls, Minn. rose 29.11 percent compared to last year to $292.3 million.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. rose 42.1 percent compared to last year to $185.17 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. rose 22.38 percent compared to last year to $158.15 million.
  • Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. rose 25.56 percent compared to last year to $74.83 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 $190.19 million, 24.54 percent, (38.53 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Brazil increased $11.52 million, 1.69 percent, (27.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico increased $8.72 million, 5.76 percent, (6.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Argentina increased $59.21 million, 110.08 percent, (4.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 India increased $41.28 million, 73.11 percent, (3.9 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 81.09 percent of all these Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $2.03 billion of the $2.5 billion total.

All totaled, 81.77 percent of all these Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $2.05 billion of the $2.5 billion total