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

Exports: Nitrites, nitrates

Nitrites, nitrates, the No. 870 export by value totaled $3.65 million for the month of October, $41.46 million through October of 2018, and $47.9 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
1Canada$12.59 M
2Mexico$10.39 M
3China$7.01 M
4Germany$4.31 M
5Belgium$1.09 M
6France$1.02 M
7Japan$938,873
8United Kingdom$774,418
9South Korea$534,227
10Brazil$500,073
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $41.46 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $5,620,850
2Port of Los Angeles $4,663,288
3Port Laredo $4,137,170
4Port of Long Beach $3,613,499
5Port of New York $3,282,961
6Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $3,132,804
7Port of Philadelphia $2,713,781
8Brownsville International Bridges $1,837,939
9Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $1,537,355
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $1,452,060

U.S. exports of Nitrites, nitrates increased 5.35 percent through October to $41.46 million

U.S. exports of Nitrites, nitrates increased 5.35 percent from $39.36 million to $41.46 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 870 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 877 for the last full year with a total value of $47.9 million, a $4.68 million, 10.84 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Port of New York.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $12,591,785
2Mexico $10,389,873
3China $7,010,062
4Germany $4,308,964
5Belgium $1,088,057
6France $1,019,548
7Japan $938,873
8United Kingdom $774,418
9South Korea $534,227
10Brazil $500,073

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $1,607,889
2Los Angeles $1,512,445
3Buffalo $1,034,643
4San Diego $813,432
5Philadelphia $500,192
6New York City $464,122
7Seattle $280,670
8Detroit $244,176
9Ogdensburg, N.Y. $238,869
10Houston $215,175

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:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 11.65 percent compared to last year to $5.62 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 92.94 percent compared to last year to $4.66 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 114.65 percent compared to last year to $4.14 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 22.9 percent compared to last year to $3.61 million.
  • Port of New York rose 205.83 percent compared to last year to $3.28 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 decreased $923,933, 6.84 percent, (30.37 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $548,441, 5.57 percent, (25.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $987,804, 16.4 percent, (16.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany increased $901,083, 26.44 percent, (10.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Belgium decreased $315,602, 22.48 percent, (2.62 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 85.35 percent of all these Nitrites, nitrates exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $35.39 million of the $41.46 million total.

All totaled, 51.41 percent of all these Nitrites, nitrates exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $21.32 million of the $41.46 million total