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

Exports: Phosphates, etc.

Phosphates, etc., the No. 526 export by value totaled $14.31 million for the month of October, $221.66 million through October of 2018, and $253.38 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$36.11 M
2Mexico$23.82 M
3Thailand$16.57 M
4Singapore$14.45 M
5India$13.02 M
6Germany$12.46 M
7Malaysia$8.19 M
8France$7.38 M
9United Kingdom$6.87 M
10Australia$6.61 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $221.66 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Tampa, Fla. $30,929,920
2Port of Virginia $21,492,577
3Port of New Orleans $19,329,773
4Port Laredo $18,544,751
5Port of New York $17,466,246
6Port of Long Beach $11,992,293
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $11,677,912
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $9,304,720
9Port of Los Angeles $9,025,894
10San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $8,143,291

U.S. exports of Phosphates, etc. increased 0.59 percent through October to $221.66 million

U.S. exports of Phosphates, etc. increased 0.59 percent from $220.35 million to $221.66 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 526 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 508 for the last full year with a total value of $253.38 million, a $53.97 million, 17.56 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

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

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $36,107,590
2Mexico $23,817,982
3Thailand $16,566,243
4Singapore $14,449,951
5India $13,019,758
6Germany $12,455,792
7Malaysia $8,188,525
8France $7,380,006
9United Kingdom $6,867,756
10Australia $6,610,571

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Jacksonville/Tampa $9,486,210
2New Orleans $5,751,134
3Los Angeles $4,633,476
4New York City $3,838,739
5Laredo $3,776,702
6Detroit $3,230,595
7Atlanta/Savannah $2,351,058
8Norfolk $2,287,202
9Chicago $1,498,725
10Buffalo $1,447,099

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 Tampa, Fla. fell 24.26 percent compared to last year to $30.93 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 131.77 percent compared to last year to $21.49 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 6.52 percent compared to last year to $19.33 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 23.76 percent compared to last year to $18.54 million.
  • Port of New York rose 38.51 percent compared to last year to $17.47 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 $187,189, 0.52 percent, (16.29 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $6.76 million, 22.1 percent, (10.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Thailand decreased $651,365, 3.78 percent, (7.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Singapore increased $9.93 million, 220.04 percent, (6.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 India increased $1.9 million, 17.09 percent, (5.87 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 46.9 percent of all these Phosphates, etc. exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $103.96 million of the $221.66 million total.

All totaled, 48.62 percent of all these Phosphates, etc. exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $107.76 million of the $221.66 million total