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

Exports: Sulfates

Sulfates, the No. 587 export by value totaled $17.76 million for the month of October, $169.64 million through October of 2018, and $174.16 million 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
1Canada$58.08 M
2Mexico$23.72 M
3China$12.03 M
4South Korea$11.08 M
5Taiwan$10.79 M
6Israel$6.8 M
7Belgium$5.73 M
8Ireland$5.23 M
9Thailand$4.62 M
10Japan$3.53 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $169.64 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Long Beach $19,670,754
2Port Laredo $14,523,230
3Port of Tacoma, Wash. $13,099,294
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $12,691,989
5Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $10,439,455
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $8,615,420
7Port of New York $8,510,715
8Port of Los Angeles $7,794,886
9Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $6,535,663
10Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $6,177,328

U.S. exports of Sulfates increased 18.84 percent through October to $169.64 million

U.S. exports of Sulfates increased 18.84 percent from $142.75 million to $169.64 million 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 587 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 619 for the last full year with a total value of $174.16 million, a $14.22 million, 8.89 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Taiwan. 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..

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $58,076,671
2Mexico $23,724,017
3China $12,029,592
4South Korea $11,083,219
5Taiwan $10,792,326
6Israel $6,804,091
7Belgium $5,727,675
8Ireland $5,225,368
9Thailand $4,621,829
10Japan $3,525,594

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Seattle $5,793,736
2Los Angeles $5,078,556
3Laredo $3,828,148
4Detroit $2,533,073
5Buffalo $2,513,127
6Great Falls, Mont. $2,415,774
7Ogdensburg, N.Y. $1,792,153
8Pembina, N.D. $1,746,426
9New York City $1,568,121
10Atlanta/Savannah $912,947

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 Long Beach rose 24.41 percent compared to last year to $19.67 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 29.92 percent compared to last year to $14.52 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 43.06 percent compared to last year to $13.1 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 50.49 percent compared to last year to $12.69 million.
  • Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. rose 56.37 percent compared to last year to $10.44 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 increased $16.79 million, 40.65 percent, (34.23 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $1.72 million, 7.79 percent, (13.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $1.43 million, 13.48 percent, (7.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 South Korea decreased $1.05 million, 8.67 percent, (6.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Taiwan decreased $171,658, 1.57 percent, (6.36 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 68.21 percent of all these Sulfates exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $115.71 million of the $169.64 million total.

All totaled, 41.51 percent of all these Sulfates exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $70.42 million of the $169.64 million total