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

Exports: Phosphates, etc.

Phosphates, etc., the No. 479 export by value totaled $30.06 million for the month of February, $45.96 million through February of 2020, and $284.48 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
1Mexico$5.48 M
2Malaysia$5.43 M
3Thailand$5.36 M
4Canada$5.36 M
5Belgium$3.06 M
6Germany$2.34 M
7Singapore$1.48 M
8Australia$1.35 M
9India$1.3 M
10France$1.18 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $45.96 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Tampa, Fla. $11,072,907
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $4,551,485
3Port Laredo $4,062,765
4Port of New York $3,665,220
5Port of Virginia $3,625,973
6Port of New Orleans $2,619,562
7Port of Long Beach $1,704,581
8Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $1,679,029
9Port of Los Angeles $1,257,405
10San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $1,196,297

U.S. exports of Phosphates, etc. decreased 4.81 percent through February to $45.96 million

U.S. exports of Phosphates, etc. decreased 4.81 percent from $48.28 million to $45.96 million through the first two 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 479 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 479 for the last full year with a total value of $284.48 million, a $37.74 million, 15.29 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Malaysia, No. 3 Thailand, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Tampa, Fla., No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

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

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $5,481,423
2Malaysia $5,428,346
3Thailand $5,363,616
4Canada $5,361,347
5Belgium $3,058,426
6Germany $2,341,284
7Singapore $1,478,621
8Australia $1,354,126
9India $1,300,064
10France $1,182,517

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1TAMPA, FL $19,067,972
2NEW ORLEANS, LA $5,903,922
3SAVANNAH, GA $5,240,778
4LOS ANGELES, CA $5,210,944
5LAREDO, TX $4,524,700
6NORFOLK, VA $3,286,974
7DETROIT, MI $2,865,972
8NEW YORK CITY, NY $2,807,298
9SAN FRANCISCO, CA $2,231,828
10BUFFALO, NY $1,422,218

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Tampa, Fla. rose 115.16 percent compared to last year to $11.07 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 20.17 percent compared to last year to $4.55 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 1.5 percent compared to last year to $4.06 million.
  • Port of New York rose 20.68 percent compared to last year to $3.67 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 26.48 percent compared to last year to $3.63 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 decreased $83,423, 1.5 percent, (11.93 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Malaysia increased $5.24 million, 2731.91 percent, (11.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Thailand increased $2.11 million, 65.08 percent, (11.67 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Canada decreased $760,760, 12.43 percent, (11.67 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Belgium increased $1.94 million, 174.19 percent, (6.65 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 53.73 percent of all these Phosphates, etc. exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $24.69 million of the $45.96 million total.

All totaled, 58.7 percent of all these Phosphates, etc. exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $26.98 million of the $45.96 million total