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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Exports: Radioactive chemical elements and isotopes

Radioactive chemical elements and isotopes, the No. 342 export by value totaled $38.56 million for the month of October, $516.77 million through October of 2018, and $771.61 million for all of 2017, 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
1Germany$146.96 M
2Japan$97.62 M
3The Netherlands$65.23 M
4Canada$46.72 M
5Russia$33.7 M
6Norway$22.8 M
7Australia$10.87 M
8China$9.15 M
9United Kingdom$8.9 M
10Saudi Arabia$8.38 M
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U.S. exports of Radioactive chemical elements and isotopes decreased 26.43 percent through October to $516.77 million

U.S. exports of Radioactive chemical elements and isotopes decreased 26.43 percent from $702.46 million to $516.77 million through the first 10 months of 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 342 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 279 for the last full year with a total value of $771.61 million, a $25.31 million, 3.39 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Russia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Port of Everett, Wash., No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Port of Baltimore, Md. and No. 5 Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 The Netherlands, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Russia and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $146,964,752
2Japan $97,616,159
3The Netherlands $65,232,201
4Canada $46,720,095
5Russia $33,699,973
6Norway $22,798,416
7Australia $10,872,170
8China $9,151,079
9United Kingdom $8,898,149
10Saudi Arabia $8,384,795

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $82,891,960
2New York City $3,673,209
3Chicago $3,292,427
4Ogdensburg, N.Y. $2,730,244
5Los Angeles $2,420,177
6Anchorage $2,224,325
7Buffalo $1,994,499
8Low Value Shipments $1,277,080
9San Francisco $1,234,133
10Cleveland $1,211,283

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New Orleans fell 25.69 percent compared to last year to $213.86 million.
  • Port of Everett, Wash. rose 789.17 percent compared to last year to $84.78 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 116.54 percent compared to last year to $38.07 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 67.7 percent compared to last year to $30.97 million.
  • Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas rose 43.98 percent compared to last year to $17.1 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 Germany increased $3.81 million, 2.66 percent, (28.44 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Japan increased $57.84 million, 145.4 percent, (18.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 The Netherlands decreased $96.16 million, 59.58 percent, (12.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Canada increased $6.36 million, 15.77 percent, (9.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Russia decreased $37.64 million, 52.76 percent, (6.52 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 75.51 percent of all these Radioactive chemical elements and isotopes exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $390.23 million of the $516.77 million total.

All totaled, 74.46 percent of all these Radioactive chemical elements and isotopes exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $384.78 million of the $516.77 million total