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

Exports: Misc. inorganic compounds

Misc. inorganic compounds, the No. 645 export by value totaled $14.77 million for the month of October, $131.74 million through October 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$33.95 M
2South Korea$14.97 M
3The Netherlands$11.15 M
4Canada$8.98 M
5Taiwan$8.7 M
6Japan$7.97 M
7China$7.2 M
8Germany$7.06 M
9Trinidad and Tobago$4.2 M
10Ireland$3.53 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $131.74 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1John F. Kennedy International Airport $35,157,232
2Port of Virginia $11,009,043
3Port of Tacoma, Wash. $10,033,254
4Seattle-Tacoma International Airport $9,129,729
5Port of Los Angeles $8,670,553
6Port Miami $6,806,296
7Port of New York $5,757,102
8Port of Oakland, Calif. $4,847,404
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $3,859,142
10Los Angeles International Airport $3,253,677

U.S. exports of Misc. inorganic compounds increased 16.55 percent through October to $131.74 million

U.S. exports of Misc. inorganic compounds increased 16.55 percent from $113.03 million to $131.74 million through the first 10 months of 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 645 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 667 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 October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Philippines, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Taiwan. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Port of Tacoma, Wash., No. 4 Seattle-Tacoma International Airport 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 Taiwan and No. 5 The Netherlands. 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 – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Philippines $33,948,108
2South Korea $14,974,147
3The Netherlands $11,152,480
4Canada $8,977,076
5Taiwan $8,698,392
6Japan $7,967,646
7China $7,197,239
8Germany $7,060,539
9Trinidad and Tobago $4,200,682
10Ireland $3,534,905

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $7,384,805
2Seattle $4,487,766
3Los Angeles $2,658,142
4Norfolk $2,404,066
5Miami $841,530
6Atlanta/Savannah $752,560
7Chicago $722,358
8New Orleans $611,533
9San Francisco $529,924
10Detroit $439,523

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 42.52 percent compared to last year to $35.16 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 31.11 percent compared to last year to $11.01 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. fell 21.66 percent compared to last year to $10.03 million.
  • Seattle-Tacoma International Airport rose 14423 percent compared to last year to $9.13 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 38.61 percent compared to last year to $8.67 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 $12.87 million, 61.06 percent, (25.77 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 South Korea increased $2.84 million, 23.41 percent, (11.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 The Netherlands increased $3.34 million, 42.77 percent, (8.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Canada increased $2.33 million, 34.99 percent, (6.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Taiwan decreased $299,937, 3.33 percent, (6.6 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 59.02 percent of all these Misc. inorganic compounds exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $77.75 million of the $131.74 million total.

All totaled, 56.17 percent of all these Misc. inorganic compounds exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $74 million of the $131.74 million total