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

Exports: Nitrogenous fertilizers

Nitrogenous fertilizers, the No. 349 export by value totaled $56.3 million for the month of May, $208.79 million through May of 2020, and $592.61 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$106.45 M
2Mexico$38.32 M
3Brazil$9.42 M
4Colombia$8.29 M
5Peru$6.44 M
6Argentina$6.39 M
7Dominican Republic$6.37 M
8Turkey$5.2 M
9The Netherlands$2.73 M
10Indonesia$2.17 M
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U.S. exports of Nitrogenous fertilizers decreased 9.13 percent through May to $208.79 million

U.S. exports of Nitrogenous fertilizers decreased 9.13 percent from $229.78 million to $208.79 million through the first five 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 349 through May among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 353 for the last full year with a total value of $592.61 million, a $126.25 million, 17.56 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Chile, No. 4 Argentina and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port of Richmond-Petersburg, Va., No. 3 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D., No. 4 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources 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 Richmond-Petersburg, Va., No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D..

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 8.85 percent compared to last year to $27.89 million.
  • Port of Richmond-Petersburg, Va. rose 15.1 percent compared to last year to $20.99 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. rose 30.77 percent compared to last year to $18.3 million.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. fell 9.83 percent compared to last year to $15.9 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 45.52 percent compared to last year to $13.52 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 from No. 1 Canada increased $8.91 million, 3.63 percent, (121.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $16.13 million, 16.04 percent, (40.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 Chile decreased $10.62 million, 17.1 percent, (24.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 Argentina increased $8.8 million, 29.56 percent, (18.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 Brazil decreased $9.63 million, 20.73 percent, (17.64 percent market share).

All totaled, 78.6 percent of all these Nitrogenous fertilizers exports from the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $465.79 million of the $592.61 million total.

All totaled, 46.26 percent of all these Nitrogenous fertilizers exports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $96.59 million of the $208.79 million total