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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through July 2019.

Exports: Nitrites, nitrates

Nitrites, nitrates, the No. 879 export by value totaled $4.15 million for the month of July, $25.37 million through July of 2019, and $47.76 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

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$9.19 M
2Mexico$5.1 M
3China$4.57 M
4Germany$2.01 M
5United Kingdom$1.21 M
6France$701,151
7Japan$499,942
8South Korea$451,439
9Belgium$277,259
10Australia$112,672
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $25.37 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $4,748,026
2Port of Los Angeles $4,656,145
3Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $2,306,863
4Port of Virginia $2,046,532
5Port of New York $1,898,971
6Port Laredo $1,199,428
7Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $1,180,632
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $857,345
9Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $806,366
10Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. $659,311

U.S. exports of Nitrites, nitrates decreased 19.38 percent through July to $25.37 million

U.S. exports of Nitrites, nitrates decreased 19.38 percent from $31.47 million to $25.37 million through the first seven months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 879 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 858 for the last full year with a total value of $47.76 million, a $135,700, 0.28 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 4 Port of Virginia 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 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $9,185,046
2Mexico $5,101,945
3China $4,571,817
4Germany $2,006,230
5United Kingdom $1,208,820
6France $701,151
7Japan $499,942
8South Korea $451,439
9Belgium $277,259
10Australia $112,672

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $2,409,299
2Laredo $2,132,809
3Buffalo $1,814,583
4San Diego $1,387,005
5New York City $1,236,986
6Philadelphia $660,704
7Seattle $643,199
8Norfolk $598,109
9Ogdensburg, N.Y. $593,167
10Detroit $589,778

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 12.83 percent compared to last year to $4.75 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 6.61 percent compared to last year to $4.66 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. fell 3.88 percent compared to last year to $2.31 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 249.89 percent compared to last year to $2.05 million.
  • Port of New York fell 4.75 percent compared to last year to $1.9 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 $327,314, 3.7 percent, (36.21 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $3.01 million, 37.07 percent, (20.11 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China decreased $1.53 million, 25.06 percent, (18.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany decreased $974,548, 32.69 percent, (7.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom increased $698,811, 137.02 percent, (4.77 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 87.01 percent of all these Nitrites, nitrates exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $22.07 million of the $25.37 million total.

All totaled, 61.72 percent of all these Nitrites, nitrates exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $15.66 million of the $25.37 million total