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

Exports: Sulfur, not sublimed

Sulfur, not sublimed, the No. 505 export by value totaled $24.17 million for the month of October, $246.74 million through October of 2018, and $251.43 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
1Mexico$75.97 M
2Brazil$70.43 M
3China$30.71 M
4Morocco$30.11 M
5New Caledonia$11.69 M
6Namibia$7.88 M
7Canada$7.29 M
8Argentina$4.71 M
9Senegal$4.46 M
10Dominican Republic$1.25 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $246.74 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Beaumont, Texas $84,498,311
2Port of Long Beach $65,409,822
3Port of Stockton, Calif. $31,246,669
4Port of Houston $10,455,467
5Port of Corpus Christi, Texas $10,160,051
6Brownsville International Bridges $8,168,377
7Port of Anacortes, Wash. $6,651,664
8Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. $6,037,598
9Port of New Orleans $4,300,099
10Port of Los Angeles $3,792,115

U.S. exports of Sulfur, not sublimed increased 35.99 percent through October to $246.74 million

U.S. exports of Sulfur, not sublimed increased 35.99 percent from $181.44 million to $246.74 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 505 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 552 for the last full year with a total value of $251.43 million, a $40.03 million, 18.93 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this 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 Houston and No. 5 Port of Corpus Christi, Texas.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Brazil, No. 2 Mexico, 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 New York, No. 4 Port of Stockton, Calif. and No. 5 Port of Galveston, Texas.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $75,965,107
2Brazil $70,433,285
3China $30,713,281
4Morocco $30,113,824
5New Caledonia $11,694,790
6Namibia $7,875,940
7Canada $7,290,481
8Argentina $4,708,550
9Senegal $4,456,448
10Dominican Republic $1,250,826

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Port Arthur, Texas $17,671,590
2Los Angeles $10,740,593
3Houston $4,076,095
4San Francisco $4,048,110
5New Orleans $3,135,000
6Laredo $1,785,951
7Detroit $802,190
8Seattle $432,901
9Ogdensburg, N.Y. $390,728
10Buffalo $239,901

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 Beaumont, Texas rose 78.1 percent compared to last year to $84.5 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 47.42 percent compared to last year to $65.41 million.
  • Port of Stockton, Calif. rose 113.9 percent compared to last year to $31.25 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 90.83 percent compared to last year to $10.46 million.
  • Port of Corpus Christi, Texas rose 91.03 percent compared to last year to $10.16 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 increased $35.07 million, 85.76 percent, (30.79 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Brazil increased $27.8 million, 65.21 percent, (28.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China decreased $4.55 million, 12.89 percent, (12.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Morocco increased $11.34 million, 60.43 percent, (12.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 New Caledonia increased $2.97 million, 33.98 percent, (4.74 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 88.73 percent of all these Sulfur, not sublimed exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $218.92 million of the $246.74 million total.

All totaled, 81.77 percent of all these Sulfur, not sublimed exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $201.77 million of the $246.74 million total