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

Exports: Phosphates, etc.

Phosphates, etc., the No. 493 export by value totaled $20.9 million for the month of July, $169.55 million through July 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$24.15 M
2Mexico$19.72 M
3Brazil$16.38 M
4Singapore$8.09 M
5Thailand$8.03 M
6Germany$8 M
7Colombia$6.81 M
8Cuba$6.78 M
9France$6.66 M
10Belgium$5.79 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $169.55 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Tampa, Fla. $29,949,120
2Port of New Orleans $17,126,643
3Port of Virginia $14,344,935
4Port Laredo $13,699,966
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $13,007,536
6Port of New York $8,813,297
7Port of Long Beach $8,079,641
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $7,055,181
9Port of Los Angeles $6,095,921
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $5,001,395

U.S. exports of Phosphates, etc. increased 1.78 percent through July to $169.55 million

U.S. exports of Phosphates, etc. increased 1.78 percent from $166.59 million to $169.55 million through the first seven 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 493 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 504 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 July of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 Singapore and No. 5 Thailand. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Tampa, Fla., No. 2 Port of New Orleans, 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 Mexico, No. 3 Thailand, No. 4 India 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $24,145,831
2Mexico $19,720,837
3Brazil $16,375,893
4Singapore $8,088,354
5Thailand $8,031,609
6Germany $7,999,424
7Colombia $6,808,354
8Cuba $6,775,634
9France $6,658,811
10Belgium $5,793,854

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Tampa, Fla. fell 3.17 percent compared to last year to $29.95 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 47.01 percent compared to last year to $17.13 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 9.32 percent compared to last year to $14.34 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 6.27 percent compared to last year to $13.7 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 59.28 percent compared to last year to $13.01 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 $1.11 million, 4.4 percent, (14.24 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $1.98 million, 11.18 percent, (11.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Brazil increased $13.9 million, 561.25 percent, (9.66 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Singapore decreased $3.06 million, 27.48 percent, (4.77 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Thailand decreased $7.71 million, 48.99 percent, (4.74 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 45.04 percent of all these Phosphates, etc. exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $76.36 million of the $169.55 million total.

All totaled, 51.98 percent of all these Phosphates, etc. exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $88.13 million of the $169.55 million total