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

Exports: Sulfur, not sublimed

Sulfur, not sublimed, the No. 544 export by value totaled $14.2 million for the month of March, $59.27 million through March 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$22.11 M
2Brazil$9.39 M
3Morocco$8.12 M
4New Caledonia$7.68 M
5China$3.71 M
6Argentina$2.8 M
7Canada$2.68 M
8Namibia$2.29 M
9Dominican Republic$208,532
10Indonesia$111,666
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $59.27 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Stockton, Calif. $14,380,005
2Port of Long Beach $14,080,010
3Port of Beaumont, Texas $10,412,100
4Port of Galveston, Texas $7,069,718
5Port of Houston $3,467,289
6Brownsville International Bridges $3,068,726
7Port of Anacortes, Wash. $2,758,553
8Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $919,653
9International Falls, Minn. $642,737
10Port of Los Angeles $572,528

U.S. exports of Sulfur, not sublimed decreased 14.48 percent through March to $59.27 million

U.S. exports of Sulfur, not sublimed decreased 14.48 percent from $69.31 million to $59.27 million through the first three 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 544 through March 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 March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 Morocco, No. 4 New Caledonia and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Stockton, Calif., No. 2 Port of Long Beach, 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 Morocco, No. 4 China 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 – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $22,113,317
2Brazil $9,388,939
3Morocco $8,119,043
4New Caledonia $7,676,098
5China $3,707,528
6Argentina $2,801,700
7Canada $2,676,395
8Namibia $2,293,057
9Dominican Republic $208,532
10Indonesia $111,666

January – March 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 three months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Stockton, Calif. rose 17.6 percent compared to last year to $14.38 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 20.14 percent compared to last year to $14.08 million.
  • Port of Beaumont, Texas fell 53.91 percent compared to last year to $10.41 million.
  • Port of Galveston, Texas totaled $7.07 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Port of Houston rose 60.3 percent compared to last year to $3.47 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 $1.84 million, 7.67 percent, (37.31 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Brazil decreased $6.12 million, 39.45 percent, (15.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Morocco decreased $2.29 million, 21.98 percent, (13.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 New Caledonia increased $2.05 million, 36.46 percent, (12.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China decreased $2.51 million, 40.37 percent, (6.25 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 86.05 percent of all these Sulfur, not sublimed exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $51 million of the $59.27 million total.

All totaled, 83.36 percent of all these Sulfur, not sublimed exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $49.41 million of the $59.27 million total