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

Exports: Quicklime, slaked lime, hydraulic lime

Quicklime, slaked lime, hydraulic lime, the No. 868 export by value totaled $3.4 million for the month of March, $10.42 million through March of 2020, and $46.82 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
1Canada$9.79 M
2Mexico$114,238
3Costa Rica$103,621
4South Korea$75,135
5The Netherlands$74,734
6Brazil$63,888
7Saudi Arabia$60,180
8South Africa$28,784
9China$22,194
10Bahamas$20,368
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U.S. exports of Quicklime, slaked lime, hydraulic lime decreased 5.59 percent through March to $10.42 million

U.S. exports of Quicklime, slaked lime, hydraulic lime decreased 5.59 percent from $11.03 million to $10.42 million through the first three 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 868 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 873 for the last full year with a total value of $46.82 million, a $18.03 million, 27.80 percent decrease from the 2018 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Costa Rica, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont., No. 3 Port of Eastport, Idaho, No. 4 Grand Portage Border Crossing, Minn. and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Singapore, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Ecuador and No. 5 Costa Rica. The leading gateways were No. 1 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont., No. 2 Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Eastport, Idaho, No. 4 Grand Portage Border Crossing, Minn. and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

January – March 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $9,788,272
2Mexico $114,238
3Costa Rica $103,621
4South Korea $75,135
5The Netherlands $74,734
6Brazil $63,888
7Saudi Arabia $60,180
8South Africa $28,784
9China $22,194
10Bahamas $20,368

January – March 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1GREAT FALLS, MT $3,802,238
2DETROIT, MI $1,253,960
3DULUTH, MN $659,202
4LAREDO, TX $198,490
5NEW YORK CITY, NY $126,100
6BUFFALO, NY $86,574
7LOW VALUE $78,160
8SEATTLE, WA $62,860
9OGDENSBURG, NY $33,934
10LOS ANGELES, CA $25,200

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich. rose 128.15 percent compared to last year to $3.3 million.
  • Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. fell 53.62 percent compared to last year to $1.98 million.
  • Port of Eastport, Idaho rose 59.85 percent compared to last year to $1.73 million.
  • Grand Portage Border Crossing, Minn. rose 13.24 percent compared to last year to $688,801.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 29.68 percent compared to last year to $674,073.

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 $42,683, 0.43 percent, (93.98 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $186,707, 62.04 percent, (1.1 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Costa Rica decreased $19,110, 15.57 percent, (0.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 South Korea decreased $5,946, 7.33 percent, (0.72 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 The Netherlands increased $61,234, 453.59 percent, (0.72 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 97.51 percent of all these Quicklime, slaked lime, hydraulic lime exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $10.16 million of the $10.42 million total.

All totaled, 80.34 percent of all these Quicklime, slaked lime, hydraulic lime exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $8.37 million of the $10.42 million total