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

Exports: Sodium or potassium hydroxide or peroxide

Sodium or potassium hydroxide or peroxide, the No. 183 export by value totaled $119.49 million for the month of February, $233.48 million through February of 2019, and $1.9 billion 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
1Brazil$53.6 M
2Australia$47.99 M
3Canada$32.55 M
4Jamaica$22.42 M
5Mexico$17.06 M
6Chile$12.22 M
7Spain$8.17 M
8Ireland$6.88 M
9Uruguay$5.93 M
10South Korea$5.36 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $233.48 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Freeport, Texas $43,794,482
2Port of Houston $41,516,870
3Port of Corpus Christi, Texas $39,371,618
4Port of Lake Charles, La. $29,819,091
5Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. $26,412,777
6Port of New Orleans $16,440,672
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $8,196,275
8Port of Port Lavaca, Texas $7,947,096
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $3,151,528
10Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $2,495,210

U.S. exports of Sodium or potassium hydroxide or peroxide decreased 32.25 percent through February to $233.48 million

U.S. exports of Sodium or potassium hydroxide or peroxide decreased 32.25 percent from $344.62 million to $233.48 million through the first two 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 183 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 138 for the last full year with a total value of $1.9 billion, a $297.04 million, 18.53 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February 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 Houston, No. 3 Port of Corpus Christi, Texas, 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 Houston, No. 4 Port of Lake Charles, La. and No. 5 Port of Port Lavaca, Texas.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Brazil $53,602,762
2Australia $47,993,684
3Canada $32,550,597
4Jamaica $22,416,232
5Mexico $17,060,638
6Chile $12,220,739
7Spain $8,166,156
8Ireland $6,879,830
9Uruguay $5,934,319
10South Korea $5,363,305

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $402,062,468
2New Orleans $134,852,172
3Buffalo $20,762,149
4Detroit $10,663,061
5Pembina, N.D. $7,604,189
6Duluth, Minn. $5,769,226
7Portland, Maine $5,479,109
8Laredo $3,693,131
9San Francisco $3,078,383
10New York City $1,404,408

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Freeport, Texas fell 7.19 percent compared to last year to $43.79 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 42.37 percent compared to last year to $41.52 million.
  • Port of Corpus Christi, Texas fell 29.27 percent compared to last year to $39.37 million.
  • Port of Lake Charles, La. fell 26.97 percent compared to last year to $29.82 million.
  • Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. fell 9.31 percent compared to last year to $26.41 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 decreased $79.98 million, 59.87 percent, (22.96 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Australia increased $6.05 million, 14.42 percent, (20.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada decreased $1.9 million, 5.52 percent, (13.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Jamaica decreased $9.79 million, 30.39 percent, (9.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Mexico decreased $9.81 million, 36.52 percent, (7.31 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 74.36 percent of all these Sodium or potassium hydroxide or peroxide exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $173.62 million of the $233.48 million total.

All totaled, 77.49 percent of all these Sodium or potassium hydroxide or peroxide exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $180.91 million of the $233.48 million total