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

Exports: Radioactive chemical elements and isotopes

Radioactive chemical elements and isotopes, the No. 356 export by value totaled $34.41 million for the month of May, $199.82 million through May of 2020, and $391.13 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$93.16 M
2Mexico$28.54 M
3Spain$19.78 M
4Japan$7.14 M
5China$6.03 M
6Belgium$4.66 M
7Germany$4.05 M
8Kazakhstan$3.87 M
9The Netherlands$3.07 M
10United Kingdom$2.54 M
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U.S. exports of Radioactive chemical elements and isotopes increased 26.08 percent through May to $199.82 million

U.S. exports of Radioactive chemical elements and isotopes increased 26.08 percent from $158.49 million to $199.82 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 356 through May among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 436 for the last full year with a total value of $391.13 million, a $203.62 million, 34.24 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Spain, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 China and No. 5 Kazakhstan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Houston Int’l Airport.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 Russia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 Houston Int’l Airport and No. 5 Port Laredo.

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:

  • Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich. rose 63.16 percent compared to last year to $74.5 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 36.94 percent compared to last year to $26.77 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 6910.25 percent compared to last year to $19.68 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 24.94 percent compared to last year to $12.34 million.
  • Houston Int’l Airport fell 39.76 percent compared to last year to $8.26 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 from No. 1 Canada increased $79.77 million, 118.07 percent, (73.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 Spain increased $20.06 million, 114.69 percent, (18.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 Mexico decreased $1.96 million, 7.01 percent, (13.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 China increased $10.6 million, 89.5 percent, (11.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 Kazakhstan increased $13.76 million, 326.9 percent, (8.99 percent market share).

All totaled, 64.26 percent of all these Radioactive chemical elements and isotopes exports from the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $251.35 million of the $391.13 million total.

All totaled, 70.84 percent of all these Radioactive chemical elements and isotopes exports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $141.56 million of the $199.82 million total