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

Exports: Phosphatic fertilizers

Phosphatic fertilizers, the No. 1099 export by value totaled $319,678 for the month of August, $4.23 million through August 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
1Canada$1.65 M
2Mexico$853,977
3Colombia$371,345
4Brazil$292,194
5Peru$202,717
6Taiwan$95,320
7Philippines$93,500
8Vietnam$77,798
9Japan$71,363
10Costa Rica$59,899
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U.S. exports of Phosphatic fertilizers decreased 2.67 percent through August to $4.23 million

U.S. exports of Phosphatic fertilizers decreased 2.67 percent from $4.35 million to $4.23 million through the first eight 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 1099 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1106 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 August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Colombia, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 Peru. 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..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Philippines, No. 4 Colombia and No. 5 Peru. 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 – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $1,652,299
2Mexico $853,977
3Colombia $371,345
4Brazil $292,194
5Peru $202,717
6Taiwan $95,320
7Philippines $93,500
8Vietnam $77,798
9Japan $71,363
10Costa Rica $59,899

January – August 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 eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 170.76 percent compared to last year to $724,394.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 4.5 percent compared to last year to $473,822.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. rose 3.53 percent compared to last year to $434,106.
  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. rose 44.14 percent compared to last year to $395,107.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. fell 4.74 percent compared to last year to $382,169.

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 $884,025, 34.85 percent, (39.06 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $385,818, 82.41 percent, (20.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Colombia increased $182,352, 96.49 percent, (8.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Brazil increased $292,194, 0 percent, (6.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Peru increased $18,263, 9.9 percent, (4.79 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 79.72 percent of all these Phosphatic fertilizers exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $3.37 million of the $4.23 million total.

All totaled, 56.96 percent of all these Phosphatic fertilizers exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $2.41 million of the $4.23 million total