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

Exports: Organo-sulfur compounds

Organo-sulfur compounds, the No. 320 export by value totaled $57.6 million for the month of October, $565.63 million through October of 2018, and $708.8 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
1Mexico$79.89 M
2Belgium$72.07 M
3China$47.03 M
4Canada$40.69 M
5Brazil$39.78 M
6Germany$36.32 M
7Japan$34.74 M
8India$27.05 M
9South Korea$26.5 M
10Colombia$17.79 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $565.63 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $137,643,470
2Port Laredo $58,321,713
3Port of Charleston $50,863,049
4Port of Los Angeles $46,871,391
5Port of New Orleans $44,049,367
6Port of Mobile, Ala. $34,956,445
7Port of New York $33,520,800
8Port of Virginia $31,412,054
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $24,639,483
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $16,004,288

U.S. exports of Organo-sulfur compounds decreased 5.55 percent through October to $565.63 million

U.S. exports of Organo-sulfur compounds decreased 5.55 percent from $598.89 million to $565.63 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 320 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 304 for the last full year with a total value of $708.8 million, a $202 million, 22.18 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Belgium, No. 3 China, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Belgium, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 China and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $79,894,772
2Belgium $72,066,570
3China $47,033,353
4Canada $40,686,597
5Brazil $39,783,093
6Germany $36,318,693
7Japan $34,743,907
8India $27,050,479
9South Korea $26,495,758
10Colombia $17,788,159

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $23,388,035
2Laredo $12,301,281
3Los Angeles $10,680,632
4Norfolk $7,829,151
5Mobile $6,512,438
6Charleston $6,496,078
7New York City $6,002,886
8Atlanta/Savannah $5,877,319
9New Orleans $5,073,647
10Detroit $4,023,764

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 Houston fell 18.29 percent compared to last year to $137.64 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 15.35 percent compared to last year to $58.32 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 15.59 percent compared to last year to $50.86 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 4.76 percent compared to last year to $46.87 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 9.9 percent compared to last year to $44.05 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 Mexico increased $7.13 million, 9.79 percent, (14.12 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Belgium decreased $11.97 million, 14.25 percent, (12.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China decreased $5.49 million, 10.45 percent, (8.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Canada decreased $2.45 million, 5.68 percent, (7.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Brazil decreased $17.7 million, 30.8 percent, (7.03 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 49.41 percent of all these Organo-sulfur compounds exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $279.46 million of the $565.63 million total.

All totaled, 59.71 percent of all these Organo-sulfur compounds exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $337.75 million of the $565.63 million total