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

Exports: Sodium or potassium hydroxide or peroxide

Sodium or potassium hydroxide or peroxide, the No. 191 export by value totaled $90.45 million for the month of August, $926.2 million through August 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$310.4 M
2Australia$128.69 M
3Canada$125.42 M
4Jamaica$68.65 M
5Mexico$64.49 M
6Uruguay$37.39 M
7Chile$35.48 M
8Spain$29.52 M
9Ireland$18.66 M
10South Africa$16.38 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $926.2 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Freeport, Texas $168,027,193
2Port of Corpus Christi, Texas $145,825,850
3Port of Lake Charles, La. $124,767,585
4Port of Houston $121,635,390
5Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. $116,127,325
6Port of Port Lavaca, Texas $67,537,362
7Port of New Orleans $63,320,914
8Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $34,005,064
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $13,910,675
10International Falls, Minn. $11,567,710

U.S. exports of Sodium or potassium hydroxide or peroxide decreased 31.13 percent through August to $926.2 million

U.S. exports of Sodium or potassium hydroxide or peroxide decreased 31.13 percent from $1.34 billion to $926.2 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 191 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 149 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 August 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 Lake Charles, La., No. 4 Port of Houston 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 – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Brazil $310,403,001
2Australia $128,689,682
3Canada $125,418,760
4Jamaica $68,648,958
5Mexico $64,489,303
6Uruguay $37,394,117
7Chile $35,480,397
8Spain $29,522,127
9Ireland $18,662,198
10South Africa $16,377,081

January – August 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 eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Freeport, Texas fell 38.77 percent compared to last year to $168.03 million.
  • Port of Corpus Christi, Texas fell 34.3 percent compared to last year to $145.83 million.
  • Port of Lake Charles, La. fell 31.47 percent compared to last year to $124.77 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 40.46 percent compared to last year to $121.64 million.
  • Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. fell 11.2 percent compared to last year to $116.13 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 $110.07 million, 26.18 percent, (33.51 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Australia decreased $99.33 million, 43.56 percent, (13.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada decreased $25.08 million, 16.67 percent, (13.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Jamaica decreased $68.28 million, 49.87 percent, (7.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Mexico decreased $15.99 million, 19.87 percent, (6.96 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 75.32 percent of all these Sodium or potassium hydroxide or peroxide exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $697.65 million of the $926.2 million total.

All totaled, 73.03 percent of all these Sodium or potassium hydroxide or peroxide exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $676.38 million of the $926.2 million total