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

Exports: Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers

Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers, the No. 137 export by value totaled $143.18 million for the month of October, $1.9 billion through October of 2018, and $2.31 billion 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
1Canada$614.67 M
2Brazil$601.36 M
3Mexico$124.36 M
4Australia$94.78 M
5Japan$82.35 M
6Colombia$77 M
7Argentina$53.51 M
8Peru$46.05 M
9India$36.35 M
10Chile$27.07 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.9 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Tampa, Fla. $1,126,188,046
2International Falls, Minn. $190,400,960
3Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $103,990,751
4Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $100,948,909
5Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $47,174,562
6Port of Eastport, Idaho $34,987,647
7Port Manatee, Fla. $33,408,867
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $32,231,644
9Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $22,657,839
10Port of Los Angeles $20,415,998

U.S. exports of Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers increased 0.33 percent through October to $1.9 billion

U.S. exports of Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers increased 0.33 percent from $1.89 billion to $1.9 billion 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 137 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 136 for the last full year with a total value of $2.31 billion, a $16.69 million, 0.72 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this 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 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D., No. 4 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. and No. 5 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Brazil, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 India, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Tampa, Fla., No. 2 International Falls, Minn., No. 3 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D., No. 4 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. and No. 5 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $614,668,469
2Brazil $601,355,515
3Mexico $124,358,478
4Australia $94,780,058
5Japan $82,347,923
6Colombia $77,004,936
7Argentina $53,507,804
8Peru $46,049,203
9India $36,353,254
10Chile $27,070,595

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Jacksonville/Tampa $203,782,793
2Pembina, N.D. $39,288,662
3Duluth, Minn. $36,822,660
4Great Falls, Mont. $23,410,262
5Detroit $8,824,949
6Los Angeles $5,363,103
7San Francisco $4,564,506
8Houston $2,878,065
9Seattle $2,363,450
10Phoenix/Nogales $2,233,378

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:

  • Port of Tampa, Fla. fell 6.03 percent compared to last year to $1.13 billion.
  • International Falls, Minn. rose 49.24 percent compared to last year to $190.4 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. fell 14.06 percent compared to last year to $103.99 million.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. rose 42.34 percent compared to last year to $100.95 million.
  • Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. fell 9.55 percent compared to last year to $47.17 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 $93.75 million, 18 percent, (32.41 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Brazil increased $12.45 million, 2.11 percent, (31.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico increased $6.43 million, 5.45 percent, (6.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Australia increased $1.42 million, 1.52 percent, (5 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan increased $28.08 million, 51.74 percent, (4.34 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 80.01 percent of all these Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $1.52 billion of the $1.9 billion total.

All totaled, 82.71 percent of all these Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $1.57 billion of the $1.9 billion total