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

Exports: Phosphates, etc.

Phosphates, etc., the No. 501 export by value totaled $22.6 million for the month of March, $70.88 million through March of 2019, and $246.74 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$9.83 M
2Mexico$8.86 M
3Colombia$4.63 M
4Cuba$4.55 M
5Singapore$3.69 M
6Thailand$3.38 M
7Germany$3.15 M
8China$2.44 M
9France$2.19 M
10Belgium$1.97 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $70.88 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New Orleans $13,341,465
2Port of Tampa, Fla. $6,777,604
3Port of Virginia $6,626,853
4Port Laredo $6,391,184
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $5,253,346
6Port of New York $4,301,595
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $3,218,036
8Port of Long Beach $2,972,918
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $2,426,680
10Port of Los Angeles $2,292,819

U.S. exports of Phosphates, etc. decreased 6.51 percent through March to $70.88 million

U.S. exports of Phosphates, etc. decreased 6.51 percent from $75.82 million to $70.88 million through the first three 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 501 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 483 for the last full year with a total value of $246.74 million, a $6.64 million, 2.62 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Colombia, No. 4 Cuba and No. 5 Singapore. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Port of Tampa, Fla., No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 India, No. 3 Thailand, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Singapore. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Tampa, Fla., No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port of New York.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $9,832,172
2Mexico $8,857,480
3Colombia $4,632,602
4Cuba $4,548,053
5Singapore $3,685,665
6Thailand $3,378,940
7Germany $3,145,920
8China $2,441,354
9France $2,194,588
10Belgium $1,973,808

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Jacksonville/Tampa $10,213,023
2Los Angeles $7,933,474
3Laredo $7,557,799
4New Orleans $6,019,326
5New York City $5,998,181
6Detroit $5,562,508
7Norfolk $5,236,582
8Atlanta/Savannah $4,638,894
9San Francisco $2,651,205
10Buffalo $2,219,954

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New Orleans rose 52.02 percent compared to last year to $13.34 million.
  • Port of Tampa, Fla. fell 57.43 percent compared to last year to $6.78 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 31.33 percent compared to last year to $6.63 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 4.7 percent compared to last year to $6.39 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 32.16 percent compared to last year to $5.25 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 $1.07 million, 9.8 percent, (13.87 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $1.44 million, 19.4 percent, (12.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Colombia increased $1.48 million, 46.77 percent, (6.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Cuba increased $2.23 million, 96.02 percent, (6.42 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Singapore decreased $534,199, 12.66 percent, (5.2 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 44.52 percent of all these Phosphates, etc. exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $31.56 million of the $70.88 million total.

All totaled, 54.16 percent of all these Phosphates, etc. exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $38.39 million of the $70.88 million total