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

Exports: Misc. nitrogen function compounds

Misc. nitrogen function compounds, the No. 306 export by value totaled $54.76 million for the month of October, $598.39 million through October 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$145.5 M
2Mexico$109.34 M
3Belgium$68.67 M
4Canada$50.7 M
5Colombia$30.36 M
6The Netherlands$20.84 M
7Japan$18.88 M
8South Korea$16.84 M
9Taiwan$15.8 M
10Chile$13.1 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $598.39 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $177,082,519
2Port of New Orleans $168,375,870
3Port Laredo $86,985,917
4Port of Los Angeles $36,680,856
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $21,441,719
6Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $11,771,875
7Port of Chester, Penn. $10,361,797
8Port of Charleston $9,906,710
9Brownsville International Bridges $8,774,257
10Port of New York $7,393,967

U.S. exports of Misc. nitrogen function compounds increased 18.59 percent through October to $598.39 million

U.S. exports of Misc. nitrogen function compounds increased 18.59 percent from $504.58 million to $598.39 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 306 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 338 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 October 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 Japan. 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 – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Brazil $145,495,226
2Mexico $109,335,486
3Belgium $68,670,019
4Canada $50,699,401
5Colombia $30,358,797
6The Netherlands $20,841,541
7Japan $18,876,792
8South Korea $16,840,552
9Taiwan $15,800,870
10Chile $13,095,725

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $29,550,842
2New Orleans $19,922,186
3Laredo $18,200,945
4Los Angeles $7,032,517
5Detroit $4,346,730
6Philadelphia $3,057,705
7San Diego $2,226,460
8Charleston $2,069,657
9New York City $1,794,964
10Mobile $1,460,002

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 Houston rose 27.32 percent compared to last year to $177.08 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 27.81 percent compared to last year to $168.38 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 15.1 percent compared to last year to $86.99 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 28.41 percent compared to last year to $36.68 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 20.77 percent compared to last year to $21.44 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 $30.65 million, 26.69 percent, (24.31 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $18.29 million, 20.08 percent, (18.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Belgium increased $22.3 million, 48.08 percent, (11.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Canada decreased $2.66 million, 4.98 percent, (8.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Colombia increased $12.03 million, 65.67 percent, (5.07 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 67.61 percent of all these Misc. nitrogen function compounds exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $404.56 million of the $598.39 million total.

All totaled, 81.98 percent of all these Misc. nitrogen function compounds exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $490.57 million of the $598.39 million total