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

Exports: Sodium or potassium hydroxide or peroxide

Sodium or potassium hydroxide or peroxide, the No. 151 export by value totaled $136.6 million for the month of October, $1.64 billion through October of 2018, and $1.6 billion 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
1Brazil$490.51 M
2Australia$266.86 M
3Canada$187.92 M
4Jamaica$155.38 M
5Mexico$100.5 M
6Chile$76.44 M
7Ireland$59.77 M
8Spain$59.37 M
9Uruguay$49.97 M
10South Africa$40.71 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.64 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Freeport, Texas $337,019,478
2Port of Corpus Christi, Texas $265,280,633
3Port of Houston $242,425,540
4Port of Lake Charles, La. $219,441,331
5Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. $151,352,233
6Port of Port Lavaca, Texas $137,142,327
7Port of New Orleans $107,015,994
8Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $52,383,838
9Port of Calais, Maine $24,362,417
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $16,887,281

U.S. exports of Sodium or potassium hydroxide or peroxide increased 31.21 percent through October to $1.64 billion

U.S. exports of Sodium or potassium hydroxide or peroxide increased 31.21 percent from $1.25 billion to $1.64 billion 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 151 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 182 for the last full year with a total value of $1.6 billion, a $639.82 million, 66.44 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Brazil, No. 2 Australia, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Jamaica and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Freeport, Texas, No. 2 Port of Corpus Christi, Texas, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Lake Charles, La. and No. 5 Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Brazil, No. 2 Australia, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Jamaica and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Freeport, Texas, No. 2 Port of Corpus Christi, Texas, No. 3 Port of Lake Charles, La., No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Brazil $490,507,912
2Australia $266,863,216
3Canada $187,924,216
4Jamaica $155,377,090
5Mexico $100,496,213
6Chile $76,444,014
7Ireland $59,765,732
8Spain $59,373,869
9Uruguay $49,967,193
10South Africa $40,708,953

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $224,542,436
2New Orleans $84,674,493
3Buffalo $10,421,207
4Portland, Maine $5,457,148
5Detroit $4,501,053
6Pembina, N.D. $3,981,275
7Duluth, Minn. $1,989,468
8Laredo $1,741,202
9San Francisco $1,526,752
10Seattle $1,090,263

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 Freeport, Texas rose 29.19 percent compared to last year to $337.02 million.
  • Port of Corpus Christi, Texas rose 32.52 percent compared to last year to $265.28 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 42.56 percent compared to last year to $242.43 million.
  • Port of Lake Charles, La. rose 26.36 percent compared to last year to $219.44 million.
  • Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. rose 47.4 percent compared to last year to $151.35 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 Brazil increased $78.93 million, 19.18 percent, (29.92 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Australia increased $41.38 million, 18.35 percent, (16.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada increased $48.5 million, 34.78 percent, (11.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Jamaica increased $67.85 million, 77.52 percent, (9.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Mexico increased $15.36 million, 18.04 percent, (6.13 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 73.27 percent of all these Sodium or potassium hydroxide or peroxide exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $1.2 billion of the $1.64 billion total.

All totaled, 74.14 percent of all these Sodium or potassium hydroxide or peroxide exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $1.22 billion of the $1.64 billion total