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

Exports: Sulfites

Sulfites, the No. 870 export by value totaled $4.65 million for the month of August, $30.84 million through August 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$15.38 M
2Canada$9.98 M
3Argentina$1.67 M
4Oman$550,386
5France$351,870
6Chile$266,803
7Thailand$240,644
8Nigeria$181,373
9China$177,272
10Peru$152,658
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U.S. exports of Sulfites decreased 2.02 percent through August to $30.84 million

U.S. exports of Sulfites decreased 2.02 percent from $31.48 million to $30.84 million through the first eight 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 870 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 874 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 August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Argentina, No. 4 Oman and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port Laredo 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 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 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont..

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $15,376,787
2Canada $9,977,645
3Argentina $1,667,520
4Oman $550,386
5France $351,870
6Chile $266,803
7Thailand $240,644
8Nigeria $181,373
9China $177,272
10Peru $152,658

January – August 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 eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 25.52 percent compared to last year to $5.33 million.
  • Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas rose 1177.42 percent compared to last year to $4.65 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 17.09 percent compared to last year to $4.38 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 69.69 percent compared to last year to $2.14 million.
  • Port of Beaumont, Texas fell 13.75 percent compared to last year to $1.66 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 increased $1.63 million, 11.86 percent, (49.86 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $1.18 million, 10.55 percent, (32.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Argentina decreased $515,742, 23.62 percent, (5.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Oman increased $90,838, 19.77 percent, (1.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 France increased $283,808, 416.98 percent, (1.14 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 90.54 percent of all these Sulfites exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $27.92 million of the $30.84 million total.

All totaled, 58.85 percent of all these Sulfites exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $18.15 million of the $30.84 million total