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

Exports: Sulfites

Sulfites, the No. 871 export by value totaled $4.23 million for the month of October, $40.06 million through October of 2018, and $48.85 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
1Mexico$17.67 M
2Canada$14.38 M
3Argentina$2.69 M
4Oman$529,913
5Colombia$424,943
6Chile$402,001
7Ghana$340,635
8Australia$316,044
9Equatorial Guinea$261,483
10Algeria$233,660
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $40.06 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $8,391,329
2El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $6,097,853
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $5,980,628
4Port of Houston $2,810,922
5Port of Beaumont, Texas $2,420,000
6Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $2,362,611
7Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $1,540,125
8Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $849,705
9San Luis Border Crossing, Ariz. $806,559
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $746,294

U.S. exports of Sulfites decreased 5.55 percent through October to $40.06 million

U.S. exports of Sulfites decreased 5.55 percent from $42.41 million to $40.06 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 871 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 859 for the last full year with a total value of $48.85 million, a $6.89 million, 16.42 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Argentina, No. 4 Oman and No. 5 Colombia. 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 Port of Beaumont, Texas.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Argentina, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $17,671,273
2Canada $14,378,069
3Argentina $2,693,152
4Oman $529,913
5Colombia $424,943
6Chile $402,001
7Ghana $340,635
8Australia $316,044
9Equatorial Guinea $261,483
10Algeria $233,660

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $1,890,241
2Detroit $873,352
3El Paso $496,358
4Great Falls, Mont. $290,892
5Phoenix/Nogales $280,528
6San Francisco $228,102
7Houston $219,986
8Seattle $181,253
9Miami $170,887
10Atlanta/Savannah $159,248

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 Laredo fell 12.77 percent compared to last year to $8.39 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas fell 15.13 percent compared to last year to $6.1 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 56.52 percent compared to last year to $5.98 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 36.96 percent compared to last year to $2.81 million.
  • Port of Beaumont, Texas rose 86.39 percent compared to last year to $2.42 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 Mexico decreased $3.96 million, 18.32 percent, (44.12 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $2.03 million, 16.45 percent, (35.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Argentina increased $1.34 million, 99.71 percent, (6.72 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Oman decreased $50,252, 8.66 percent, (1.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Colombia increased $316,813, 292.99 percent, (1.06 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 89.12 percent of all these Sulfites exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $35.7 million of the $40.06 million total.

All totaled, 64.16 percent of all these Sulfites exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $25.7 million of the $40.06 million total