Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through June 2020.

Exports: Sulfates

Sulfates, the No. 522 export by value totaled $17.68 million for the month of June, $108.73 million through June of 2020, and $204.12 million for all of 2019, 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$28.79 M
2Mexico$21.93 M
3Taiwan$9.2 M
4China$8.22 M
5South Korea$8.01 M
6Israel$5.79 M
7Ireland$5.03 M
8Germany$3.32 M
9United Kingdom$2.71 M
10Japan$1.72 M
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U.S. exports of Sulfates increased 5.97 percent through June to $108.73 million

U.S. exports of Sulfates increased 5.97 percent from $102.6 million to $108.73 million through the first six months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 522 through June among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 583 for the last full year with a total value of $204.12 million, a $3.79 million, 1.89 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through June of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 China and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Port of Tacoma, Wash. and No. 5 Port of New York.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Port of Tacoma, Wash. and No. 5 Port of New York.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 253.66 percent compared to last year to $13.24 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 10.38 percent compared to last year to $10.08 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 17.96 percent compared to last year to $8.09 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 29.11 percent compared to last year to $7.77 million.
  • Port of New York rose 40.47 percent compared to last year to $7.7 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 from No. 1 Canada decreased $3.6 million, 11.12 percent, (26.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 Mexico increased $8.26 million, 60.47 percent, (20.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 Taiwan increased $2.07 million, 29.05 percent, (8.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 China increased $2.12 million, 34.69 percent, (7.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 South Korea increased $1.28 million, 19.06 percent, (7.36 percent market share).

All totaled, 70.03 percent of all these Sulfates exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through June of this year. That is equal to $76.14 million of the $108.73 million total.

All totaled, 43.12 percent of all these Sulfates exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through June of this year. That is equal to $46.88 million of the $108.73 million total