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

Exports: Nitrites, nitrates

Nitrites, nitrates, the No. 873 export by value totaled $2.9 million for the month of December, $47.76 million through December 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$14.82 M
2Mexico$11.58 M
3China$7.7 M
4Germany$5.13 M
5Belgium$1.68 M
6France$1.16 M
7Japan$1.08 M
8United Kingdom$774,418
9South Korea$700,247
10Brazil$512,613
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $47.76 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $6,400,790
2Port of Los Angeles $5,481,572
3Port Laredo $4,442,538
4Port of New York $4,012,827
5Port of Long Beach $3,692,069
6Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $3,644,964
7Port of Philadelphia $2,874,293
8Brownsville International Bridges $2,057,491
9Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $1,856,227
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $1,694,724

U.S. exports of Nitrites, nitrates decreased 0.28 percent through December to $47.76 million

U.S. exports of Nitrites, nitrates decreased 0.28 percent from $47.9 million to $47.76 million in 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 873 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 876 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 December 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 New York and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $14,815,926
2Mexico $11,575,111
3China $7,695,692
4Germany $5,127,130
5Belgium $1,681,202
6France $1,162,261
7Japan $1,084,814
8United Kingdom $774,418
9South Korea $700,247
10Brazil $512,613

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LOS ANGELES, CA $4,037,950
2LAREDO, TX $3,643,952
3BUFFALO, NY $2,661,324
4SAN DIEGO, CA $2,224,890
5NEW YORK CITY, NY $1,771,266
6PHILADELPHIA, PA $1,000,384
7SEATTLE, WA $980,982
8DETROIT, MI $834,022
9OGDENSBURG, NY $765,764
10NORFOLK, VA $585,952

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 11.98 percent compared to last year to $6.4 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 10.36 percent compared to last year to $5.48 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 42.77 percent compared to last year to $4.44 million.
  • Port of New York rose 216.77 percent compared to last year to $4.01 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 23.49 percent compared to last year to $3.69 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 $1.27 million, 7.92 percent, (31.02 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $9,944, 0.09 percent, (24.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China decreased $872,757, 10.19 percent, (16.11 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany increased $1.21 million, 30.96 percent, (10.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Belgium increased $66,878, 4.14 percent, (3.52 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 85.62 percent of all these Nitrites, nitrates exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $40.9 million of the $47.76 million total.

All totaled, 50.31 percent of all these Nitrites, nitrates exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $24.03 million of the $47.76 million total