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

Exports: Phosphatic fertilizers

Phosphatic fertilizers, the No. 1094 export by value totaled $539,555 for the month of February, $963,161 through February of 2019, and $14.04 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
1Colombia$239,248
2Mexico$173,953
3Canada$169,709
4Philippines$93,500
5Costa Rica$59,899
6Japan$51,615
7Malaysia$45,000
8Taiwan$33,920
9Peru$23,411
10Israel$20,000
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U.S. exports of Phosphatic fertilizers increased 43.55 percent through February to $963,161

U.S. exports of Phosphatic fertilizers increased 43.55 percent from $670,961 to $963,161 through the first two 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 1094 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1126 for the last full year with a total value of $14.04 million, a $6.87 million, 95.87 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Colombia, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Philippines and No. 5 Costa Rica. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 2 Port of Tacoma, Wash., No. 3 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz., No. 4 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. and No. 5 Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Colombia, No. 4 Chile and No. 5 Turkey. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Tampa, Fla., No. 2 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 3 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 4 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Colombia $239,248
2Mexico $173,953
3Canada $169,709
4Philippines $93,500
5Costa Rica $59,899
6Japan $51,615
7Malaysia $45,000
8Taiwan $33,920
9Peru $23,411
10Israel $20,000

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Seattle $462,395
2Los Angeles $229,678
3Detroit $157,269
4Pembina, N.D. $138,107
5Phoenix/Nogales $117,599
6Miami $110,527
7Atlanta/Savannah $75,924
8Buffalo $56,576
9Ogdensburg, N.Y. $55,880
10San Diego $34,371

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 Seattle, Wash. rose 878.88 percent compared to last year to $325,968.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 320.26 percent compared to last year to $179,035.
  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. rose 217.41 percent compared to last year to $124,385.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 45.23 percent compared to last year to $93,935.
  • Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. totaled $30,654. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

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 Colombia increased $189,857, 384.4 percent, (24.84 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $96,097, 123.43 percent, (18.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada decreased $232,890, 57.85 percent, (17.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Philippines increased $93,500, 0 percent, (9.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Costa Rica increased $59,899, 0 percent, (6.22 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 76.45 percent of all these Phosphatic fertilizers exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $736,309 of the $963,161 total.

All totaled, 78.28 percent of all these Phosphatic fertilizers exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $753,977 of the $963,161 total