Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Portland, aluminous and slag cement

Portland, aluminous and slag cement, the No. 621 export by value totaled $10.17 million for the month of December, $169.85 million in 2019, and $172.78 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

RankCountry2019
1Canada$121.8 M
2Mexico$16.48 M
3Bahamas$10.01 M
4Japan$2.57 M
5British Virgin Islands$2.46 M
6Australia$1.65 M
7South Korea$1.44 M
8St Kitts and Nevis$1.18 M
9Panama$1.15 M
10Trinidad and Tobago$974,543
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U.S. exports of Portland, aluminous and slag cement decreased 1.70 percent through December 2019 to $169.85 million

U.S. exports of Portland, aluminous and slag cement decreased 1.70 percent from $172.78 million to $169.85 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 621 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 622 for the last full year with a total value of $172.78 million, a $28.9 million, 14.33 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through December of 2019 the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Bahamas, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 British Virgin Islands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont., No. 2 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 3 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Bahamas, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 British Virgin Islands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont., No. 2 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 3 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port of Alpena, Mich..

January – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $121,799,790
2Mexico $16,480,564
3Bahamas $10,012,054
4Japan $2,573,656
5British Virgin Islands $2,462,638
6Australia $1,648,630
7South Korea $1,442,645
8St Kitts and Nevis $1,182,530
9Panama $1,154,133
10Trinidad and Tobago $974,543

January – December 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Seattle $11,551,621
2Great Falls, Mont. $7,682,781
3Miami $4,444,624
4Detroit $3,958,336
5Buffalo $3,916,640
6San Diego $2,762,767
7Los Angeles $1,799,813
8Houston $1,449,601
9San Juan $1,250,629
10Low Value Shipments $1,175,158

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. fell 10.84 percent compared to last year to $26.83 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 16.4 percent compared to last year to $21.11 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 94.95 percent compared to last year to $16.27 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 3.74 percent compared to last year to $11.03 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 3.18 percent compared to last year to $9.43 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 Canada increased $4.81 million, 4.11 percent, (71.71 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $877,411, 5.62 percent, (9.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Bahamas decreased $4.37 million, 30.4 percent, (5.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan decreased $268,284, 9.44 percent, (1.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 British Virgin Islands decreased $72,310, 2.85 percent, (1.45 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 90.27 percent of all these Portland, aluminous and slag cement exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $153.33 million of the $169.85 million total.

All totaled, 49.85 percent of all these Portland, aluminous and slag cement exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $84.66 million of the $169.85 million total