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

Exports: Sulfur, not sublimed

Sulfur, not sublimed, the No. 577 export by value totaled $12.37 million for the month of July, $120.94 million through July of 2019, and $303.41 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$46.86 M
2Morocco$21.53 M
3Brazil$21.11 M
4New Caledonia$7.68 M
5China$6.32 M
6Namibia$5.63 M
7Canada$5.26 M
8Argentina$2.8 M
9Sweden$2.25 M
10Dominican Republic$644,952
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $120.94 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Long Beach $27,952,762
2Port of Stockton, Calif. $20,720,703
3Port of Beaumont, Texas $19,872,007
4Port of Galveston, Texas $15,369,866
5Port of Houston $8,402,297
6Brownsville International Bridges $6,870,942
7Port of Corpus Christi, Texas $5,707,394
8Port of Anacortes, Wash. $4,355,880
9Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. $3,025,000
10Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $2,079,201

U.S. exports of Sulfur, not sublimed decreased 28.66 percent through July to $120.94 million

U.S. exports of Sulfur, not sublimed decreased 28.66 percent from $169.51 million to $120.94 million through the first seven 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 577 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 501 for the last full year with a total value of $303.41 million, a $51.98 million, 20.67 percent increase from the 2017 total.

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

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

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $46,861,889
2Morocco $21,530,783
3Brazil $21,110,842
4New Caledonia $7,676,098
5China $6,315,447
6Namibia $5,630,812
7Canada $5,259,259
8Argentina $2,801,700
9Sweden $2,251,474
10Dominican Republic $644,952

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Port Arthur, Texas $40,494,020
2Los Angeles $25,850,652
3Houston $14,411,600
4San Francisco $7,389,160
5Laredo $4,553,464
6New Orleans $3,135,000
7Detroit $1,423,301
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $740,594
9Seattle $687,337
10Atlanta/Savannah $492,335

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Long Beach fell 34.58 percent compared to last year to $27.95 million.
  • Port of Stockton, Calif. fell 13.43 percent compared to last year to $20.72 million.
  • Port of Beaumont, Texas fell 66.66 percent compared to last year to $19.87 million.
  • Port of Galveston, Texas rose 374.5 percent compared to last year to $15.37 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 20.55 percent compared to last year to $8.4 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 $2.97 million, 5.96 percent, (38.75 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Morocco increased $1.16 million, 5.67 percent, (17.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Brazil decreased $27.32 million, 56.41 percent, (17.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 New Caledonia increased $2.05 million, 36.46 percent, (6.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China decreased $18.82 million, 74.88 percent, (5.22 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 85.58 percent of all these Sulfur, not sublimed exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $103.5 million of the $120.94 million total.

All totaled, 76.33 percent of all these Sulfur, not sublimed exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $92.32 million of the $120.94 million total