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

Exports: Phosphatic fertilizers

Phosphatic fertilizers, the No. 1069 export by value totaled $1.1 million for the month of May, $3.54 million through May of 2020, and $5.76 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$1.51 M
2Canada$1.01 M
3Bulgaria$161,492
4Peru$117,872
5Colombia$101,424
6Taiwan$75,100
7Singapore$71,521
8Switzerland$66,000
9Australia$62,335
10Turkey$60,324
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U.S. exports of Phosphatic fertilizers increased 12.86 percent through May to $3.54 million

U.S. exports of Phosphatic fertilizers increased 12.86 percent from $3.13 million to $3.54 million through the first five 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 1069 through May among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1096 for the last full year with a total value of $5.76 million, a $8.28 million, 58.97 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Colombia, No. 4 Peru and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz., No. 2 Santa Teresa Border Crossing, N.M., No. 3 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of New York.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources 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 Los Angeles, No. 2 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 3 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D., No. 4 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. and No. 5 Port of Seattle, Wash..

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. rose 218.65 percent compared to last year to $777,243.
  • Santa Teresa Border Crossing, N.M. rose 2007.4 percent compared to last year to $632,727.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 26.81 percent compared to last year to $421,577.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 50.55 percent compared to last year to $273,964.
  • Port of New York rose 725.23 percent compared to last year to $233,013.

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 from No. 1 Canada decreased $882,060, 28.52 percent, (62.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 Mexico increased $537,267, 79.81 percent, (34.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 Colombia increased $195,830, 85.12 percent, (12.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 Peru increased $16,618, 5.5 percent, (9.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 Brazil increased $292,194, 0 percent, (8.26 percent market share).

All totaled, 77.41 percent of all these Phosphatic fertilizers exports from the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $4.46 million of the $5.76 million total.

All totaled, 66.11 percent of all these Phosphatic fertilizers exports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $2.34 million of the $3.54 million total