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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2019.

Exports: Sulfites

Sulfites, the No. 892 export by value totaled $2.73 million for the month of February, $6 million through February of 2019, and $45.38 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

RankCountryYTD
1Mexico$3.38 M
2Canada$1.56 M
3Oman$212,324
4France$139,881
5Chile$113,906
6Nigeria$104,295
7Peru$49,275
8Colombia$42,468
9Egypt$37,040
10Dominican Republic$31,328
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U.S. exports of Sulfites increased 9.03 percent through February to $6 million

U.S. exports of Sulfites increased 9.03 percent from $5.5 million to $6 million through the first two months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 892 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 911 for the last full year with a total value of $45.38 million, a $3.47 million, 7.10 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Oman, No. 4 France and No. 5 Chile. The leading gateways were No. 1 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Houston.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Australia, No. 4 Turkey and No. 5 Aruba. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont..

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $3,384,616
2Canada $1,562,097
3Oman $212,324
4France $139,881
5Chile $113,906
6Nigeria $104,295
7Peru $49,275
8Colombia $42,468
9Egypt $37,040
10Dominican Republic $31,328

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $3,146,177
2Detroit $1,716,907
3El Paso $1,259,848
4Great Falls, Mont. $669,360
5Houston $628,212
6Phoenix/Nogales $522,888
7Miami $360,823
8Seattle $353,994
9Pembina, N.D. $347,419
10San Francisco $312,432

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas rose 1732.23 percent compared to last year to $1.6 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 94.93 percent compared to last year to $967,558.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 21.61 percent compared to last year to $662,203.
  • Port Laredo fell 70.75 percent compared to last year to $520,629.
  • Port of Houston rose 68.89 percent compared to last year to $371,535.

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 Mexico increased $618,410, 22.36 percent, (56.4 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $138,288, 8.13 percent, (26.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Oman increased $170,543, 408.18 percent, (3.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 France increased $75,125, 116.01 percent, (2.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Chile increased $74,708, 190.59 percent, (1.9 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 90.2 percent of all these Sulfites exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $5.41 million of the $6 million total.

All totaled, 68.67 percent of all these Sulfites exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $4.12 million of the $6 million total