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

Exports: Sulfur, not sublimed

Sulfur, not sublimed, the No. 741 export by value totaled $10.01 million for the month of February, $14.6 million through February of 2020, and $168.67 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$5.75 M
2Brazil$3.39 M
3Morocco$2.74 M
4Canada$1.33 M
5Dominican Republic$386,710
6El Salvador$307,984
7Spain$231,150
8France$227,775
9China$87,495
10Thailand$69,538
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $14.6 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Long Beach $3,307,511
2Port of Beaumont, Texas $3,195,082
3Port of Houston $1,848,065
4Port of Stockton, Calif. $1,570,456
5Brownsville International Bridges $1,002,936
6Port of Corpus Christi, Texas $880,007
7Port of Galveston, Texas $678,000
8Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $555,786
9Port of Anacortes, Wash. $396,204
10Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $310,192

U.S. exports of Sulfur, not sublimed decreased 67.61 percent through February to $14.6 million

U.S. exports of Sulfur, not sublimed decreased 67.61 percent from $45.08 million to $14.6 million through the first two 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 741 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 504 for the last full year with a total value of $168.67 million, a $134.74 million, 44.41 percent decrease from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 Morocco, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Dominican Republic. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Long Beach, No. 2 Port of Beaumont, Texas, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Stockton, Calif. and No. 5 Brownsville International Bridges.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Morocco, No. 3 New Caledonia, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Long Beach, No. 2 Port of Stockton, Calif., No. 3 Port of Galveston, Texas, No. 4 Port of Beaumont, Texas and No. 5 Port of Houston.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $5,746,482
2Brazil $3,392,771
3Morocco $2,736,157
4Canada $1,326,397
5Dominican Republic $386,710
6El Salvador $307,984
7Spain $231,150
8France $227,775
9China $87,495
10Thailand $69,538

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LOS ANGELES, CA $8,508,342
2HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $7,091,568
3SAN FRANCISCO, CA $2,190,890
4SEATTLE, WA $2,129,162
5LAREDO, TX $1,341,646
6DETROIT, MI $539,578
7EL PASO, TX $301,712
8OGDENSBURG, NY $244,360
9BUFFALO, NY $36,814
10NEW YORK CITY, NY $34,290

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:

  • Port of Long Beach fell 69.68 percent compared to last year to $3.31 million.
  • Port of Beaumont, Texas fell 69.31 percent compared to last year to $3.2 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 20.39 percent compared to last year to $1.85 million.
  • Port of Stockton, Calif. fell 76.87 percent compared to last year to $1.57 million.
  • Brownsville International Bridges fell 52.86 percent compared to last year to $1 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 $6.63 million, 53.59 percent, (39.36 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Brazil decreased $3.05 million, 47.34 percent, (23.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Morocco decreased $5.38 million, 66.3 percent, (18.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Canada decreased $530,024, 28.55 percent, (9.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Dominican Republic increased $263,672, 214.3 percent, (2.65 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 93.06 percent of all these Sulfur, not sublimed exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $13.59 million of the $14.6 million total.

All totaled, 74.82 percent of all these Sulfur, not sublimed exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $10.92 million of the $14.6 million total