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

Exports: Nitrogenous fertilizers

Nitrogenous fertilizers, the No. 308 export by value totaled $57.04 million for the month of October, $594.62 million through October of 2018, and $701.24 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$187.97 M
2Mexico$84.86 M
3France$79.32 M
4Chile$61.5 M
5Brazil$31.56 M
6Argentina$27.07 M
7Belgium$20.46 M
8Peru$15.14 M
9Dominican Republic$12.13 M
10The Netherlands$7.02 M
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U.S. exports of Nitrogenous fertilizers increased 0.84 percent through October to $594.62 million

U.S. exports of Nitrogenous fertilizers increased 0.84 percent from $589.69 million to $594.62 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 308 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 307 for the last full year with a total value of $701.24 million, a $109.73 million, 18.55 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 France, No. 4 Chile 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 Port of Virginia.

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $187,965,179
2Mexico $84,861,350
3France $79,320,119
4Chile $61,495,726
5Brazil $31,559,005
6Argentina $27,074,935
7Belgium $20,456,767
8Peru $15,139,045
9Dominican Republic $12,132,979
10The Netherlands $7,021,717

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $22,761,815
2Norfolk $15,926,647
3Pembina, N.D. $10,462,407
4Detroit $9,020,774
5Laredo $5,300,206
6Phoenix/Nogales $3,646,977
7San Diego $1,663,657
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $1,625,439
9Duluth, Minn. $1,598,407
10Seattle $1,594,549

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:

  • Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. rose 17.67 percent compared to last year to $177.34 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 17.55 percent compared to last year to $63.23 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 21.44 percent compared to last year to $45.45 million.
  • Port of Richmond-Petersburg, Va. rose 6.44 percent compared to last year to $41.72 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 2.03 percent compared to last year to $35.56 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 $37.35 million, 16.57 percent, (31.61 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $8.44 million, 11.05 percent, (14.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 France increased $26.87 million, 51.24 percent, (13.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Chile increased $15.83 million, 34.66 percent, (10.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Brazil decreased $8.12 million, 20.46 percent, (5.31 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 74.87 percent of all these Nitrogenous fertilizers exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $445.2 million of the $594.62 million total.

All totaled, 61.1 percent of all these Nitrogenous fertilizers exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $363.31 million of the $594.62 million total