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

Exports: Acetic acids, vinyl acetates, etc.

Acetic acids, vinyl acetates, etc., the No. 152 export by value totaled $177.79 million for the month of October, $1.63 billion through October of 2018, and $1.71 billion 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$366.1 M
2Belgium$306.5 M
3The Netherlands$217.07 M
4Canada$149.82 M
5Brazil$110.76 M
6China$75.01 M
7Singapore$38.93 M
8India$38.37 M
9Colombia$35.71 M
10Argentina$29.7 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.63 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $873,137,547
2Port of Texas City, Texas $149,321,200
3Port Laredo $107,219,563
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $74,008,024
5Port of New York $47,607,633
6Port of Charleston $40,524,835
7Brownsville International Bridges $29,528,284
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $29,299,795
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $27,849,586
10Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $25,281,154

U.S. exports of Acetic acids, vinyl acetates, etc. increased 13.29 percent through October to $1.63 billion

U.S. exports of Acetic acids, vinyl acetates, etc. increased 13.29 percent from $1.44 billion to $1.63 billion 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 152 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 162 for the last full year with a total value of $1.71 billion, a $74.11 million, 4.52 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Belgium, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Texas City, Texas, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of New York.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Belgium, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Texas City, Texas, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of New York.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $366,098,565
2Belgium $306,499,155
3The Netherlands $217,070,050
4Canada $149,819,401
5Brazil $110,763,931
6China $75,014,894
7Singapore $38,930,207
8India $38,369,902
9Colombia $35,713,173
10Argentina $29,702,599

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $164,507,546
2Laredo $32,940,837
3Detroit $15,634,403
4New York City $13,735,509
5Los Angeles $10,264,516
6Charleston $7,632,728
7Atlanta/Savannah $5,885,198
8Buffalo $5,747,831
9Duluth, Minn. $3,516,111
10Ogdensburg, N.Y. $2,934,862

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 Houston rose 19.59 percent compared to last year to $873.14 million.
  • Port of Texas City, Texas rose 2.43 percent compared to last year to $149.32 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 25.67 percent compared to last year to $107.22 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 22.16 percent compared to last year to $74.01 million.
  • Port of New York rose 7.97 percent compared to last year to $47.61 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 $82.88 million, 29.26 percent, (22.47 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Belgium decreased $2.84 million, 0.92 percent, (18.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 The Netherlands decreased $1.19 million, 0.55 percent, (13.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Canada increased $11.44 million, 8.27 percent, (9.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Brazil increased $14.5 million, 15.06 percent, (6.8 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 70.6 percent of all these Acetic acids, vinyl acetates, etc. exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $1.15 billion of the $1.63 billion total.

All totaled, 76.81 percent of all these Acetic acids, vinyl acetates, etc. exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $1.25 billion of the $1.63 billion total