Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Acetic acids, vinyl acetates, etc.

Acetic acids, vinyl acetates, etc., the No. 163 export by value totaled $132.2 million for the month of December, $1.75 billion in 2019, and $1.96 billion 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

RankCountry2019
1Mexico$368.14 M
2Belgium$347.17 M
3The Netherlands$234.41 M
4Canada$165.73 M
5Brazil$129.62 M
6India$61.19 M
7China$59.92 M
8Singapore$38.91 M
9Colombia$36.94 M
10South Korea$26.91 M
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U.S. exports of Acetic acids, vinyl acetates, etc. decreased 10.73 percent through December 2019 to $1.75 billion

U.S. exports of Acetic acids, vinyl acetates, etc. decreased 10.73 percent from $1.96 billion to $1.75 billion in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 163 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 150 for the last full year with a total value of $1.96 billion, a $251.52 million, 14.69 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through December of 2019 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 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.

January – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $368,135,903
2Belgium $347,172,655
3The Netherlands $234,412,823
4Canada $165,729,499
5Brazil $129,615,234
6India $61,193,035
7China $59,919,486
8Singapore $38,909,282
9Colombia $36,941,885
10South Korea $26,908,698

January – December 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $384,058,722
2Laredo $64,261,636
3Detroit $32,045,311
4New York City $27,758,891
5Los Angeles $19,064,422
6Charleston $17,397,505
7Atlanta/Savannah $12,430,960
8Buffalo $11,042,810
9Duluth, Minn. $7,558,689
10Ogdensburg, N.Y. $5,403,133

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston fell 15.04 percent compared to last year to $879.46 million.
  • Port of Texas City, Texas fell 5.52 percent compared to last year to $195.44 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 18.21 percent compared to last year to $100.12 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 9.08 percent compared to last year to $79.22 million.
  • Port of New York rose 1.6 percent compared to last year to $58.63 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 $73.12 million, 16.57 percent, (20.99 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Belgium decreased $22.89 million, 6.19 percent, (19.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 The Netherlands decreased $26.99 million, 10.33 percent, (13.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Canada decreased $13.96 million, 7.77 percent, (9.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Brazil decreased $3.71 million, 2.78 percent, (7.39 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 71.01 percent of all these Acetic acids, vinyl acetates, etc. exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $1.25 billion of the $1.75 billion total.

All totaled, 74.87 percent of all these Acetic acids, vinyl acetates, etc. exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $1.31 billion of the $1.75 billion total