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

Exports: Sulfides, polysulfides

Sulfides, polysulfides, the No. 730 export by value totaled $10.29 million for the month of October, $87.35 million through October of 2018, and $93.02 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
1Peru$36.13 M
2Mexico$11.19 M
3Chile$10.48 M
4Canada$8.59 M
5Hong Kong$7.24 M
6Belgium$3.34 M
7South Korea$3.05 M
8Jamaica$1.55 M
9China$1.16 M
10Germany$1.15 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $87.35 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $47,588,844
2Raleigh-Durham International Airport, N.C. $7,241,353
3Port of New Orleans $5,024,511
4Douglas-Agua Prieta Border Crossing, Ariz. $4,211,491
5Port Laredo $3,766,655
6Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $2,819,435
7Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $2,818,982
8Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $2,223,700
9Port of Long Beach $1,598,312
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $957,742

U.S. exports of Sulfides, polysulfides increased 16.52 percent through October to $87.35 million

U.S. exports of Sulfides, polysulfides increased 16.52 percent from $74.97 million to $87.35 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 730 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 763 for the last full year with a total value of $93.02 million, a $3.03 million, 3.36 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Peru, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Chile, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Hong Kong. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Raleigh-Durham International Airport, N.C., No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Douglas-Agua Prieta Border Crossing, Ariz. and No. 5 Port Laredo.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Peru, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Chile and No. 5 Hong Kong. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Raleigh-Durham International Airport, N.C., No. 3 Douglas-Agua Prieta Border Crossing, Ariz., No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port Laredo.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Peru $36,134,864
2Mexico $11,189,467
3Chile $10,476,191
4Canada $8,588,736
5Hong Kong $7,241,353
6Belgium $3,343,517
7South Korea $3,047,669
8Jamaica $1,548,417
9China $1,162,026
10Germany $1,145,793

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $5,258,417
2Wilmington $1,790,398
3Phoenix/Nogales $1,292,617
4New Orleans $1,190,964
5Laredo $558,270
6Los Angeles $424,750
7Seattle $353,764
8Buffalo $292,428
9Ogdensburg, N.Y. $290,653
10Great Falls, Mont. $170,801

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 Houston rose 36.39 percent compared to last year to $47.59 million.
  • Raleigh-Durham International Airport, N.C. rose 6.37 percent compared to last year to $7.24 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 23.92 percent compared to last year to $5.02 million.
  • Douglas-Agua Prieta Border Crossing, Ariz. fell 44.9 percent compared to last year to $4.21 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 10.29 percent compared to last year to $3.77 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 Peru increased $7.75 million, 27.29 percent, (41.37 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $1.41 million, 11.17 percent, (12.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Chile increased $3.52 million, 50.66 percent, (11.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Canada increased $902,085, 11.74 percent, (9.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Hong Kong increased $433,943, 6.37 percent, (8.29 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 84.29 percent of all these Sulfides, polysulfides exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $73.63 million of the $87.35 million total.

All totaled, 77.66 percent of all these Sulfides, polysulfides exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $67.83 million of the $87.35 million total