Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Sulfides, polysulfides

Sulfides, polysulfides, the No. 740 export by value totaled $8.11 million for the month of December, $96.96 million in 2019, and $105.68 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

RankCountry2019
1Peru$45.83 M
2Mexico$15.67 M
3Canada$9.53 M
4Hong Kong$5.4 M
5Chile$4.98 M
6Belgium$4.69 M
7South Korea$1.81 M
8Philippines$1.8 M
9Germany$1.62 M
10Jamaica$1.6 M
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U.S. exports of Sulfides, polysulfides decreased 8.25 percent through December 2019 to $96.96 million

U.S. exports of Sulfides, polysulfides decreased 8.25 percent from $105.68 million to $96.96 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 740 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 725 for the last full year with a total value of $105.68 million, a $12.66 million, 13.61 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through December of 2019 the top trade partners were No. 1 Peru, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Hong Kong and No. 5 Chile. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz., No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Raleigh-Durham International Airport, N.C. and No. 5 Douglas-Agua Prieta Border Crossing, Ariz..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Peru, No. 2 Chile, No. 3 Mexico, 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.

January – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Peru $45,831,473
2Mexico $15,673,734
3Canada $9,534,081
4Hong Kong $5,399,088
5Chile $4,978,142
6Belgium $4,692,169
7South Korea $1,805,405
8Philippines $1,797,811
9Germany $1,622,179
10Jamaica $1,598,871

January – December 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $16,335,202
2Wilmington $2,706,141
3Phoenix/Nogales $2,668,400
4New Orleans $2,443,041
5Los Angeles $1,491,576
6Seattle $881,677
7Laredo $753,067
8Buffalo $723,203
9Baltimore $481,658
10Ogdensburg, N.Y. $465,006

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston fell 11.83 percent compared to last year to $51.7 million.
  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. rose 131.08 percent compared to last year to $7.58 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 7.64 percent compared to last year to $6.76 million.
  • Raleigh-Durham International Airport, N.C. fell 33.81 percent compared to last year to $5.4 million.
  • Douglas-Agua Prieta Border Crossing, Ariz. fell 12.85 percent compared to last year to $4.47 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 $2.13 million, 4.88 percent, (47.27 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $2.78 million, 21.57 percent, (16.16 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada decreased $635,131, 6.25 percent, (9.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Hong Kong decreased $2.76 million, 33.84 percent, (5.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Chile decreased $8.02 million, 61.7 percent, (5.13 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 83.97 percent of all these Sulfides, polysulfides exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $81.42 million of the $96.96 million total.

All totaled, 78.28 percent of all these Sulfides, polysulfides exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $75.9 million of the $96.96 million total