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

Exports: Sulfates

Sulfates, the No. 585 export by value totaled $17.25 million for the month of August, $134.43 million through August of 2019, and $200.34 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$44.33 M
2Mexico$18.46 M
3Taiwan$9.66 M
4South Korea$8.6 M
5China$8.14 M
6Israel$7.96 M
7Germany$5.42 M
8Ireland$5.29 M
9Japan$3.08 M
10Colombia$2.82 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $134.43 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Seattle, Wash. $12,249,646
2Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $11,876,564
3Port of Long Beach $11,359,705
4Port of Tacoma, Wash. $8,174,204
5Port of Los Angeles $7,367,395
6Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $7,315,807
7Port of New York $7,089,543
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $6,614,292
9Port Laredo $6,397,944
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $6,132,847

U.S. exports of Sulfates decreased 2.83 percent through August to $134.43 million

U.S. exports of Sulfates decreased 2.83 percent from $138.35 million to $134.43 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 585 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 577 for the last full year with a total value of $200.34 million, a $26.18 million, 15.03 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Port of Tacoma, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Long Beach, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Tacoma, Wash., No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont..

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $44,326,929
2Mexico $18,456,041
3Taiwan $9,656,783
4South Korea $8,598,993
5China $8,139,148
6Israel $7,957,701
7Germany $5,422,514
8Ireland $5,286,949
9Japan $3,081,498
10Colombia $2,824,086

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Seattle $13,274,960
2Los Angeles $10,034,321
3Laredo $6,413,759
4Detroit $5,251,774
5Buffalo $4,754,296
6Great Falls, Mont. $3,910,225
7Ogdensburg, N.Y. $2,907,916
8New York City $2,795,702
9Pembina, N.D. $2,542,434
10Atlanta/Savannah $2,377,739

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 Seattle, Wash. rose 164.53 percent compared to last year to $12.25 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 18.6 percent compared to last year to $11.88 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 29.7 percent compared to last year to $11.36 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. fell 24.68 percent compared to last year to $8.17 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 13.43 percent compared to last year to $7.37 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 Canada decreased $2.36 million, 5.05 percent, (32.97 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $1.4 million, 7.03 percent, (13.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Taiwan increased $763,310, 8.58 percent, (7.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 South Korea decreased $168,400, 1.92 percent, (6.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China decreased $923,959, 10.19 percent, (6.05 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 66.34 percent of all these Sulfates exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $89.18 million of the $134.43 million total.

All totaled, 37.96 percent of all these Sulfates exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $51.03 million of the $134.43 million total