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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Exports: Various forms of salt

Various forms of salt, the No. 609 export by value totaled $14.47 million for the month of October, $155.55 million through October of 2018, and $189.96 million for all of 2017, 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$59.64 M
2China$33.28 M
3Mexico$13.51 M
4Singapore$10.64 M
5Belgium$6.68 M
6Brazil$4.28 M
7Japan$2.84 M
8United Kingdom$2.48 M
9Taiwan$2.04 M
10France$1.92 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $155.55 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $41,562,908
2Low-Valued Imports and Exports $12,186,280
3Port of New York $9,961,786
4Port Laredo $8,897,453
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $7,983,803
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $7,981,668
7Port of Virginia $7,842,242
8Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $6,228,047
9Port of Long Beach $5,318,763
10Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $4,955,026

U.S. exports of Various forms of salt increased 1.98 percent through October to $155.55 million

U.S. exports of Various forms of salt increased 1.98 percent from $152.53 million to $155.55 million through the first 10 months of 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 609 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 603 for the last full year with a total value of $189.96 million, a $34.48 million, 22.18 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Singapore 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 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full 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 Long Beach, No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $59,640,104
2China $33,280,119
3Mexico $13,514,538
4Singapore $10,644,590
5Belgium $6,680,682
6Brazil $4,277,719
7Japan $2,841,702
8United Kingdom $2,476,258
9Taiwan $2,044,001
10France $1,916,605

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $9,691,469
2New York City $2,788,054
3Detroit $2,331,055
4Laredo $1,936,546
5Low Value Shipments $1,801,610
6Norfolk $1,547,602
7Buffalo $1,382,063
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $1,158,991
9Houston $906,965
10Seattle $787,836

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 80.15 percent compared to last year to $41.56 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 35.83 percent compared to last year to $12.19 million.
  • Port of New York fell 38.01 percent compared to last year to $9.96 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 25.85 percent compared to last year to $8.9 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 7.91 percent compared to last year to $7.98 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 $2.89 million, 5.09 percent, (38.34 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 China decreased $2.79 million, 7.74 percent, (21.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico increased $2.9 million, 27.32 percent, (8.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Singapore increased $1.96 million, 22.55 percent, (6.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Belgium decreased $6.16 million, 47.99 percent, (4.29 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 79.56 percent of all these Various forms of salt exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $123.76 million of the $155.55 million total.

All totaled, 51.81 percent of all these Various forms of salt exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $80.59 million of the $155.55 million total