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

Exports: Various forms of salt

Various forms of salt, the No. 627 export by value totaled $11.85 million for the month of February, $25.7 million through February of 2019, and $189.59 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
1Canada$9.33 M
2China$3.7 M
3Belgium$2.9 M
4Mexico$2.35 M
5Singapore$1.28 M
6Brazil$1.15 M
7South Korea$464,941
8Colombia$346,992
9United Kingdom$330,792
10Japan$291,736
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $25.7 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $4,634,109
2Port of New York $3,315,906
3Low-Valued Imports and Exports $2,334,535
4Port of Virginia $1,926,571
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $1,845,809
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $1,418,294
7Port Laredo $1,379,916
8Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $992,677
9Port of Long Beach $931,809
10Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $657,190

U.S. exports of Various forms of salt decreased 6.59 percent through February to $25.7 million

U.S. exports of Various forms of salt decreased 6.59 percent from $27.51 million to $25.7 million through the first two 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 627 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 609 for the last full year with a total value of $189.59 million, a $370,615, 0.20 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Singapore. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Singapore, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $9,328,003
2China $3,702,913
3Belgium $2,902,284
4Mexico $2,348,943
5Singapore $1,276,773
6Brazil $1,153,219
7South Korea $464,941
8Colombia $346,992
9United Kingdom $330,792
10Japan $291,736

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $22,424,144
2New York City $5,955,878
3Low Value Shipments $5,338,001
4Detroit $4,595,676
5Laredo $3,432,173
6Cleveland $3,394,247
7Buffalo $3,091,377
8Norfolk $2,496,065
9Ogdensburg, N.Y. $2,261,328
10Seattle $1,526,092

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 Los Angeles fell 38.25 percent compared to last year to $4.63 million.
  • Port of New York rose 36.07 percent compared to last year to $3.32 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 29.58 percent compared to last year to $2.33 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 24.49 percent compared to last year to $1.93 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 33.55 percent compared to last year to $1.85 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 Canada increased $546,003, 6.22 percent, (36.3 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 China decreased $2.69 million, 42.05 percent, (14.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Belgium increased $1.16 million, 66.71 percent, (11.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Mexico increased $22,047, 0.95 percent, (9.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Singapore decreased $1.35 million, 51.33 percent, (4.97 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 76.1 percent of all these Various forms of salt exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $19.56 million of the $25.7 million total.

All totaled, 54.7 percent of all these Various forms of salt exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $14.06 million of the $25.7 million total