Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through May 2020.

Exports: Sulfites

Sulfites, the No. 873 export by value totaled $2.78 million for the month of May, $15.5 million through May of 2020, and $45.89 million for all of 2019, 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$7.93 M
2Canada$5.45 M
3Thailand$189,089
4Georgia$171,500
5Aruba$165,526
6China$151,917
7France$145,567
8Chile$124,374
9Colombia$104,537
10Brazil$90,592
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U.S. exports of Sulfites decreased 18.92 percent through May to $15.5 million

U.S. exports of Sulfites decreased 18.92 percent from $19.12 million to $15.5 million through the first five months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 873 through May among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 869 for the last full year with a total value of $45.89 million, a $510,652, 1.13 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Argentina, No. 4 Thailand and No. 5 Oman. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 3 Eagle Pass, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif..

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Argentina, No. 4 Oman and No. 5 Chile. The leading gateways were No. 1 Eagle Pass, No. 2 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Beaumont, Texas.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 16.55 percent compared to last year to $2.87 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas fell 1.02 percent compared to last year to $2.74 million.
  • Eagle Pass fell 10.98 percent compared to last year to $2.64 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 32.23 percent compared to last year to $975,039.
  • Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. fell 41.93 percent compared to last year to $771,049.

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 from No. 1 Mexico increased $2.72 million, 13.56 percent, (146.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 Canada decreased $2.08 million, 12.7 percent, (92.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 Argentina increased $155,527, 5.75 percent, (18.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 Thailand increased $541,092, 728.17 percent, (3.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 Oman decreased $81,784, 12.25 percent, (3.78 percent market share).

All totaled, 89.59 percent of all these Sulfites exports from the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $41.12 million of the $45.89 million total.

All totaled, 64.51 percent of all these Sulfites exports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $10 million of the $15.5 million total