Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through March 2020.

Exports: Natural barium sulfate, carbonate

Natural barium sulfate, carbonate, the No. 1054 export by value totaled $839,289 for the month of March, $2.81 million through March of 2020, and $9.13 million for all of 2019, 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$1.31 M
2Mexico$763,311
3Colombia$316,942
4Dominican Republic$145,095
5Costa Rica$72,480
6Norway$32,391
7Thailand$24,788
8Guatemala$21,830
9China$19,164
10Honduras$15,640
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January – March 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.81 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $710,723
2Port Laredo $288,436
3El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $271,741
4Port of Los Angeles $258,761
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $241,371
6Port of Houston $202,704
7Port of New York $103,389
8Pharr International Bridge in Texas $96,720
9Port of New Orleans $95,414
10Port of Eastport, Idaho $87,241

U.S. exports of Natural barium sulfate, carbonate increased 19.59 percent through March to $2.81 million

U.S. exports of Natural barium sulfate, carbonate increased 19.59 percent from $2.35 million to $2.81 million through the first three months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 1054 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1076 for the last full year with a total value of $9.13 million, a $6.01 million, 39.70 percent decrease from the 2018 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Colombia, No. 4 Dominican Republic and No. 5 Costa Rica. The leading gateways were No. 1 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Kuwait, No. 4 United Arab Emirates and No. 5 Colombia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont., No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – March 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $1,314,068
2Mexico $763,311
3Colombia $316,942
4Dominican Republic $145,095
5Costa Rica $72,480
6Norway $32,391
7Thailand $24,788
8Guatemala $21,830
9China $19,164
10Honduras $15,640

January – March 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1NEW ORLEANS, LA $676,450
2HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $530,234
3GREAT FALLS, MT $274,206
4LAREDO, TX $172,844
5EL PASO, TX $155,702
6DETROIT, MI $152,186
7LOS ANGELES, CA $115,404
8SEATTLE, WA $60,354
9LOW VALUE $36,314
10BUFFALO, NY $31,790

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:

  • Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. rose 387.78 percent compared to last year to $710,723.
  • Port Laredo fell 31.3 percent compared to last year to $288,436.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas fell 30.32 percent compared to last year to $271,741.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 191.79 percent compared to last year to $258,761.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 42.99 percent compared to last year to $241,371.

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 $696,863, 112.91 percent, (46.7 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $104,183, 12.01 percent, (27.13 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Colombia increased $271,853, 602.93 percent, (11.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Dominican Republic increased $138,045, 1958.09 percent, (5.16 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Costa Rica increased $46,690, 181.04 percent, (2.58 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 92.83 percent of all these Natural barium sulfate, carbonate exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $2.61 million of the $2.81 million total.

All totaled, 62.95 percent of all these Natural barium sulfate, carbonate exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $1.77 million of the $2.81 million total