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

Exports: Radioactive chemical elements and isotopes

Radioactive chemical elements and isotopes, the No. 439 export by value totaled $48.8 million for the month of August, $244.01 million through August of 2019, and $594.75 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$97.33 M
2Mexico$23.52 M
3Spain$18.64 M
4China$12.87 M
5Japan$11.04 M
6Belgium$8.69 M
7United Kingdom$7.47 M
8Norway$7.13 M
9Germany$6.19 M
10The Netherlands$5.51 M
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U.S. exports of Radioactive chemical elements and isotopes decreased 46.72 percent through August to $244.01 million

U.S. exports of Radioactive chemical elements and isotopes decreased 46.72 percent from $457.98 million to $244.01 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 439 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 317 for the last full year with a total value of $594.75 million, a $176.86 million, 22.92 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Spain, No. 4 China and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Houston.

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

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $97,327,439
2Mexico $23,520,846
3Spain $18,636,692
4China $12,873,420
5Japan $11,044,127
6Belgium $8,686,773
7United Kingdom $7,466,981
8Norway $7,125,573
9Germany $6,194,280
10The Netherlands $5,511,783

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $86,162,807
2Laredo $19,088,577
3Baltimore $16,192,142
4Detroit $14,428,761
5New York City $6,697,857
6Ogdensburg, N.Y. $5,963,430
7Chicago $5,945,291
8Houston $4,815,313
9Los Angeles $4,426,051
10Buffalo $3,730,234

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:

  • Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich. rose 5474.15 percent compared to last year to $64.26 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 11.06 percent compared to last year to $23.92 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 65.14 percent compared to last year to $21.76 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 731.99 percent compared to last year to $20.59 million.
  • Port of Houston totaled $19.61 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

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 $64.22 million, 193.98 percent, (39.89 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $16.83 million, 251.73 percent, (9.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Spain increased $18.24 million, 4645.88 percent, (7.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China increased $4.98 million, 63.14 percent, (5.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan decreased $84.8 million, 88.48 percent, (4.53 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 66.97 percent of all these Radioactive chemical elements and isotopes exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $163.4 million of the $244.01 million total.

All totaled, 61.52 percent of all these Radioactive chemical elements and isotopes exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $150.12 million of the $244.01 million total