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

Exports: Sulfides, polysulfides

Sulfides, polysulfides, the No. 725 export by value totaled $14.35 million for the month of December, $105.68 million through December 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$43.7 M
2Chile$13 M
3Mexico$12.89 M
4Canada$10.17 M
5Hong Kong$8.16 M
6Belgium$4.43 M
7South Korea$4.14 M
8Jamaica$2.49 M
9Germany$1.27 M
10China$1.19 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $105.68 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $58,636,279
2Raleigh-Durham International Airport, N.C. $8,157,096
3Port of New Orleans $6,276,588
4Douglas-Agua Prieta Border Crossing, Ariz. $5,126,660
5Port Laredo $3,941,082
6Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $3,280,049
7Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $3,208,122
8Port of Long Beach $2,665,138
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $2,654,475
10Port of Baltimore, Md. $1,251,506

U.S. exports of Sulfides, polysulfides increased 13.61 percent through December to $105.68 million

U.S. exports of Sulfides, polysulfides increased 13.61 percent from $93.02 million to $105.68 million in 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 725 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 753 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 December of this 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.

In the last previous full 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 Douglas-Agua Prieta Border Crossing, Ariz., No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port Laredo.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Peru $43,699,757
2Chile $12,997,177
3Mexico $12,893,213
4Canada $10,169,212
5Hong Kong $8,161,086
6Belgium $4,425,567
7South Korea $4,144,112
8Jamaica $2,492,077
9Germany $1,273,014
10China $1,187,329

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $31,652,888
2WILMINGTON, NC $4,518,702
3NOGALES, AZ $4,125,188
4NEW ORLEANS, LA $3,614,926
5LOS ANGELES, CA $2,349,630
6SEATTLE, WA $1,502,716
7LAREDO, TX $1,279,154
8BUFFALO, NY $922,122
9OGDENSBURG, NY $745,494
10SAVANNAH, GA $680,844

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston rose 31.56 percent compared to last year to $58.64 million.
  • Raleigh-Durham International Airport, N.C. fell 3.97 percent compared to last year to $8.16 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 24.08 percent compared to last year to $6.28 million.
  • Douglas-Agua Prieta Border Crossing, Ariz. fell 38.65 percent compared to last year to $5.13 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 2.32 percent compared to last year to $3.94 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 $8.55 million, 24.32 percent, (41.35 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Chile increased $3.66 million, 39.14 percent, (12.3 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico decreased $1.79 million, 12.22 percent, (12.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Canada increased $1.22 million, 13.58 percent, (9.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Hong Kong decreased $333,414, 3.93 percent, (7.72 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 83.19 percent of all these Sulfides, polysulfides exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $87.92 million of the $105.68 million total.

All totaled, 77.72 percent of all these Sulfides, polysulfides exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $82.14 million of the $105.68 million total