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

Exports: Phosphatic fertilizers

Phosphatic fertilizers, the No. 1036 export by value totaled $8.49 million for the month of October, $13.2 million through October of 2018, and $7.17 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
1China$8.19 M
2Canada$2.8 M
3Mexico$546,995
4Peru$257,129
5Colombia$211,873
6Philippines$191,570
7South Africa$123,811
8Australia$111,295
9Taiwan$92,780
10Bermuda$88,429
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U.S. exports of Phosphatic fertilizers increased 109.06 percent through October to $13.2 million

U.S. exports of Phosphatic fertilizers increased 109.06 percent from $6.31 million to $13.2 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 1036 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1099 for the last full year with a total value of $7.17 million, a $1.29 million, 15.28 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Peru and No. 5 Colombia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Tampa, Fla., No. 2 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 3 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D., No. 4 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. and No. 5 Port of Seattle, Wash..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Turkey, No. 4 Peru and No. 5 Costa Rica. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D., No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. and No. 5 Santa Teresa Border Crossing, N.M..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $8,192,777
2Canada $2,799,893
3Mexico $546,995
4Peru $257,129
5Colombia $211,873
6Philippines $191,570
7South Africa $123,811
8Australia $111,295
9Taiwan $92,780
10Bermuda $88,429

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Seattle $253,389
2Pembina, N.D. $100,260
3Ogdensburg, N.Y. $55,880
4Atlanta/Savannah $46,924
5Los Angeles $46,098
6Phoenix/Nogales $39,187
7El Paso $31,853
8Buffalo $25,807
9Great Falls, Mont. $21,680
10Detroit $15,105

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. rose 44323 percent compared to last year to $8.09 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 24.42 percent compared to last year to $603,828.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. fell 30.13 percent compared to last year to $443,017.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. rose 412.19 percent compared to last year to $428,433.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 231.73 percent compared to last year to $401,168.

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 China increased $7.99 million, 3872.35 percent, (62.08 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $243,315, 8 percent, (21.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico decreased $487,276, 47.11 percent, (4.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Peru decreased $22,740, 8.13 percent, (1.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Colombia increased $131,096, 162.29 percent, (1.61 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 91 percent of all these Phosphatic fertilizers exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $12.01 million of the $13.2 million total.

All totaled, 75.49 percent of all these Phosphatic fertilizers exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $9.96 million of the $13.2 million total