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

Exports: Nitrites, nitrates

Nitrites, nitrates, the No. 901 export by value totaled $3.06 million for the month of February, $5.46 million through February of 2020, and $43.43 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$2.91 M
2Mexico$671,277
3Germany$501,208
4China$490,053
5France$171,804
6United Kingdom$152,589
7South Korea$100,979
8Japan$98,837
9The Netherlands$72,112
10Thailand$63,206
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $5.46 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $1,713,206
2Port of Virginia $640,719
3Port of Los Angeles $528,703
4Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $466,992
5Port of New York $432,413
6Brownsville International Bridges $313,837
7Port Laredo $279,817
8Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $263,727
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $136,185
10Low-Valued Imports and Exports $111,557

U.S. exports of Nitrites, nitrates increased 3.11 percent through February to $5.46 million

U.S. exports of Nitrites, nitrates increased 3.11 percent from $5.3 million to $5.46 million through the first two 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 901 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 908 for the last full year with a total value of $43.43 million, a $4.34 million, 9.08 percent decrease from the 2018 total.

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

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $2,913,430
2Mexico $671,277
3Germany $501,208
4China $490,053
5France $171,804
6United Kingdom $152,589
7South Korea $100,979
8Japan $98,837
9The Netherlands $72,112
10Thailand $63,206

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1BUFFALO, NY $998,786
2NORFOLK, VA $736,156
3SAVANNAH, GA $643,428
4LOS ANGELES, CA $631,038
5SAN DIEGO, CA $475,200
6LAREDO, TX $449,374
7DETROIT, MI $368,824
8SEATTLE, WA $338,026
9OGDENSBURG, NY $224,964
10GREAT FALLS, MT $189,272

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 73.73 percent compared to last year to $1.71 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 96.19 percent compared to last year to $640,719.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 39.01 percent compared to last year to $528,703.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 45.11 percent compared to last year to $466,992.
  • Port of New York fell 46.37 percent compared to last year to $432,413.

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 $581,973, 24.96 percent, (53.35 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $338,598, 33.53 percent, (12.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Germany increased $177,320, 54.75 percent, (9.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China increased $273,231, 126.02 percent, (8.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 France increased $759, 0.44 percent, (3.15 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 86.95 percent of all these Nitrites, nitrates exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $4.75 million of the $5.46 million total.

All totaled, 69.26 percent of all these Nitrites, nitrates exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $3.78 million of the $5.46 million total