Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Nitric, related acids

Nitric, related acids, the No. 1055 export by value totaled $616,720 for the month of December, $11.42 million in 2019, and $19 million 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

RankCountry2019
1Canada$5.16 M
2Mexico$2.28 M
3Suriname$1.44 M
4China$556,594
5Ireland$454,718
6Taiwan$412,086
7Israel$305,714
8Peru$127,984
9Singapore$86,292
10India$67,944
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U.S. exports of Nitric, related acids decreased 39.88 percent through December 2019 to $11.42 million

U.S. exports of Nitric, related acids decreased 39.88 percent from $19 million to $11.42 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 1055 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1010 for the last full year with a total value of $19 million, a $3.78 million, 16.60 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through December of 2019 the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Suriname, No. 4 China and No. 5 Ireland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Suriname, No. 4 Turkey and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. and No. 5 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas.

January – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $5,164,853
2Mexico $2,276,445
3Suriname $1,444,190
4China $556,594
5Ireland $454,718
6Taiwan $412,086
7Israel $305,714
8Peru $127,984
9Singapore $86,292
10India $67,944

January – December 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $2,014,422
2Houston $1,908,730
3Laredo $741,478
4New York City $615,980
5Phoenix/Nogales $497,098
6Buffalo $301,162
7Seattle $213,324
8Miami $160,270
9Los Angeles $148,213
10Ogdensburg, N.Y. $143,158

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 35.5 percent compared to last year to $3.17 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 54.9 percent compared to last year to $1.45 million.
  • Port of New York fell 53.35 percent compared to last year to $878,867.
  • Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas fell 21.58 percent compared to last year to $740,635.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 8.47 percent compared to last year to $599,378.

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 decreased $820,872, 13.71 percent, (45.21 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $1.44 million, 38.7 percent, (19.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Suriname decreased $531,960, 26.92 percent, (12.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China decreased $108,281, 16.29 percent, (4.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Ireland decreased $443,871, 49.4 percent, (3.98 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 86.64 percent of all these Nitric, related acids exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $9.9 million of the $11.42 million total.

All totaled, 59.9 percent of all these Nitric, related acids exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $6.84 million of the $11.42 million total