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

Exports: Misc. nitrogen function compounds

Misc. nitrogen function compounds, the No. 317 export by value totaled $37.72 million for the month of December, $679.97 million through December of 2018, and $619.29 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
1Brazil$171.26 M
2Mexico$123.43 M
3Belgium$72.76 M
4Canada$57.56 M
5Colombia$34.22 M
6Japan$23.01 M
7The Netherlands$21.64 M
8Taiwan$19.53 M
9South Korea$17.89 M
10China$14.36 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $679.97 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $204,034,162
2Port of New Orleans $174,451,856
3Port Laredo $95,570,175
4Port of Los Angeles $45,398,494
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $24,639,018
6Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $13,538,452
7Port of Chester, Penn. $11,248,459
8Brownsville International Bridges $11,247,328
9Port of Charleston $11,120,464
10Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. $10,296,009

U.S. exports of Misc. nitrogen function compounds increased 9.80 percent through December to $679.97 million

U.S. exports of Misc. nitrogen function compounds increased 9.80 percent from $619.29 million to $679.97 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 317 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 334 for the last full year with a total value of $619.29 million, a $147.78 million, 31.34 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Brazil, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Colombia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Brazil, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Belgium and No. 5 Colombia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Brazil $171,258,579
2Mexico $123,432,155
3Belgium $72,755,985
4Canada $57,560,567
5Colombia $34,215,718
6Japan $23,009,087
7The Netherlands $21,639,555
8Taiwan $19,530,692
9South Korea $17,885,975
10China $14,362,774

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $86,896,660
2NEW ORLEANS, LA $59,548,674
3LAREDO, TX $41,536,090
4LOS ANGELES, CA $21,896,528
5DETROIT, MI $12,776,550
6PHILADELPHIA, PA $7,888,734
7SAN DIEGO, CA $5,711,532
8CHARLESTON, SC $4,859,120
9NEW YORK CITY, NY $4,584,986
10MOBILE, AL $3,736,124

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston rose 23.89 percent compared to last year to $204.03 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 3.38 percent compared to last year to $174.45 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 2.32 percent compared to last year to $95.57 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 34.21 percent compared to last year to $45.4 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 11.59 percent compared to last year to $24.64 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 Brazil increased $30.16 million, 21.38 percent, (25.19 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $11.5 million, 10.28 percent, (18.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Belgium increased $13.71 million, 23.22 percent, (10.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Canada decreased $6.83 million, 10.61 percent, (8.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Colombia increased $9.61 million, 39.05 percent, (5.03 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 67.54 percent of all these Misc. nitrogen function compounds exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $459.22 million of the $679.97 million total.

All totaled, 80.02 percent of all these Misc. nitrogen function compounds exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $544.09 million of the $679.97 million total