United Nations Statistical Office announced that in comparison to the prior year the indicator climbed greatly by 275.92 percent. The variable strongly went up from 14 989 kilogram in 2016 to 56 346 kilogram previous year, versus the prior year when it went down by 83.92 percent. United States saw an increase of 1 378.12% in alkali metals export during the last 27 years. Furthermore, it has shown a rise at a 0.45% compound annual growth rate over the 5 years with a modest overall raise since the start of observations. It averaged 13 779.52 kilogram from 1991 to 2017 and it hit its all-time high of 93 204 kilogram in 2015 and record low of 44 kilogram in 2006.