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

Exports: Acetic acids, vinyl acetates, etc.

Acetic acids, vinyl acetates, etc., the No. 150 export by value totaled $154.38 million for the month of December, $1.96 billion through December 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$441.26 M
2Belgium$370.07 M
3The Netherlands$261.41 M
4Canada$179.69 M
5Brazil$133.32 M
6China$89.29 M
7India$52.02 M
8Singapore$47.36 M
9Colombia$44.57 M
10Argentina$34.14 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.96 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $1,035,150,076
2Port of Texas City, Texas $206,859,847
3Port Laredo $122,414,423
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $87,129,798
5Port of New York $57,707,539
6Port of Charleston $50,277,910
7Brownsville International Bridges $35,749,461
8Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $35,157,791
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $34,759,928
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $33,144,565

U.S. exports of Acetic acids, vinyl acetates, etc. increased 14.69 percent through December to $1.96 billion

U.S. exports of Acetic acids, vinyl acetates, etc. increased 14.69 percent from $1.71 billion to $1.96 billion in 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 150 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 164 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 December 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $441,258,827
2Belgium $370,065,785
3The Netherlands $261,407,432
4Canada $179,694,000
5Brazil $133,320,263
6China $89,288,608
7India $52,023,587
8Singapore $47,356,808
9Colombia $44,568,382
10Argentina $34,144,462

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $530,437,440
2LAREDO, TX $87,979,424
3DETROIT, MI $47,472,594
4NEW YORK CITY, NY $41,239,330
5LOS ANGELES, CA $29,973,848
6CHARLESTON, SC $25,074,798
7SAVANNAH, GA $19,440,442
8BUFFALO, NY $16,291,476
9DULUTH, MN $11,372,098
10NORFOLK, VA $8,267,554

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston rose 21.12 percent compared to last year to $1.04 billion.
  • Port of Texas City, Texas rose 14.03 percent compared to last year to $206.86 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 16.88 percent compared to last year to $122.41 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 22.07 percent compared to last year to $87.13 million.
  • Port of New York rose 3.12 percent compared to last year to $57.71 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 $94.14 million, 27.12 percent, (22.47 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Belgium increased $9.19 million, 2.55 percent, (18.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 The Netherlands increased $19.42 million, 8.03 percent, (13.31 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Canada increased $16.94 million, 10.41 percent, (9.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Brazil increased $16.2 million, 13.84 percent, (6.79 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 70.55 percent of all these Acetic acids, vinyl acetates, etc. exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $1.39 billion of the $1.96 billion total.

All totaled, 76.84 percent of all these Acetic acids, vinyl acetates, etc. exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $1.51 billion of the $1.96 billion total