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

Exports: Nitrogenous fertilizers

Nitrogenous fertilizers, the No. 401 export by value totaled $28.62 million for the month of February, $69.01 million through February of 2019, and $718.86 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$35.97 M
2Mexico$13.71 M
3France$5.4 M
4Peru$3.68 M
5Dominican Republic$2.18 M
6Colombia$1.62 M
7Jamaica$890,000
8Malaysia$826,835
9The Netherlands$768,941
10Brazil$739,732
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U.S. exports of Nitrogenous fertilizers decreased 16.18 percent through February to $69.01 million

U.S. exports of Nitrogenous fertilizers decreased 16.18 percent from $82.33 million to $69.01 million through the first two 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 401 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 362 for the last full year with a total value of $718.86 million, a $17.62 million, 2.51 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 France, No. 4 Peru and No. 5 Dominican Republic. The leading gateways were No. 1 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D., No. 2 Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La., No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Richmond-Petersburg, Va. and No. 5 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 France, No. 4 Belgium and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La., No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Richmond-Petersburg, Va. and No. 5 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D..

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $35,968,142
2Mexico $13,706,965
3France $5,399,397
4Peru $3,682,472
5Dominican Republic $2,182,987
6Colombia $1,620,816
7Jamaica $890,000
8Malaysia $826,835
9The Netherlands $768,941
10Brazil $739,732

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $49,481,667
2Pembina, N.D. $38,588,090
3Norfolk $37,195,889
4Detroit $23,798,758
5Laredo $9,244,632
6Duluth, Minn. $8,804,332
7Phoenix/Nogales $8,694,182
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $4,020,674
9Houston $3,290,820
10Seattle $3,283,053

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:

  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. rose 97.67 percent compared to last year to $9.94 million.
  • Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. fell 73.1 percent compared to last year to $6.09 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 33.43 percent compared to last year to $5.24 million.
  • Port of Richmond-Petersburg, Va. fell 48.66 percent compared to last year to $4.85 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. fell 22.44 percent compared to last year to $4.09 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 $8.82 million, 32.48 percent, (52.12 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $935,481, 6.39 percent, (19.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 France decreased $7.1 million, 56.8 percent, (7.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Peru increased $2.06 million, 127.47 percent, (5.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Dominican Republic decreased $113,581, 4.95 percent, (3.16 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 88.31 percent of all these Nitrogenous fertilizers exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $60.94 million of the $69.01 million total.

All totaled, 43.78 percent of all these Nitrogenous fertilizers exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $30.22 million of the $69.01 million total