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

Exports: Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers

Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers, the No. 126 export by value totaled $212.89 million for the month of March, $615.64 million through March 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$249.12 M
2Brazil$96.32 M
3Mexico$64.84 M
4Australia$44.69 M
5India$37.01 M
6China$16.48 M
7Argentina$15.55 M
8Colombia$15.26 M
9Peru$14.52 M
10Chile$11.74 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $615.64 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Tampa, Fla. $308,987,328
2International Falls, Minn. $69,776,010
3Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $52,253,347
4Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $38,182,733
5Port of Eastport, Idaho $23,135,349
6Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $19,677,944
7Port of Beaufort-Morehead City, N.C. $13,527,000
8Port Manatee, Fla. $9,709,885
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $9,502,913
10Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $7,582,436

U.S. exports of Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers increased 8.13 percent through March to $615.64 million

U.S. exports of Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers increased 8.13 percent from $569.35 million to $615.64 million through the first three 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 126 through March 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 $2.29 billion, a $16.98 million, 0.74 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Australia 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 Port of Eastport, Idaho.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 Australia, No. 4 Mexico 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 – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $249,115,196
2Brazil $96,323,923
3Mexico $64,836,326
4Australia $44,694,731
5India $37,012,154
6China $16,480,785
7Argentina $15,545,620
8Colombia $15,263,188
9Peru $14,521,350
10Chile $11,742,787

January – March 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 three months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Tampa, Fla. fell 3.24 percent compared to last year to $308.99 million.
  • International Falls, Minn. rose 11.1 percent compared to last year to $69.78 million.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. rose 103.92 percent compared to last year to $52.25 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. rose 4.13 percent compared to last year to $38.18 million.
  • Port of Eastport, Idaho rose 49.7 percent compared to last year to $23.14 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 $69.66 million, 38.81 percent, (40.46 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Brazil decreased $15.33 million, 13.73 percent, (15.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico increased $455,940, 0.71 percent, (10.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Australia decreased $38.05 million, 45.98 percent, (7.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 India increased $28.05 million, 313.03 percent, (6.01 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 79.91 percent of all these Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $491.98 million of the $615.64 million total.

All totaled, 79.97 percent of all these Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $492.33 million of the $615.64 million total