Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Exports: Acrylonitrile, related compounds

Acrylonitrile, related compounds, the No. 236 export by value totaled $84.81 million for the month of February, $164.8 million through February of 2020, and $1.3 billion for all of 2019, 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
1South Korea$51.8 M
2Turkey$27.02 M
3Mexico$15.48 M
4India$12.68 M
5Taiwan$12.39 M
6China$11.52 M
7Canada$6.04 M
8The Netherlands$5.17 M
9Brazil$5.02 M
10Peru$4.79 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $164.8 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Port Lavaca, Texas $89,677,226
2Port of Houston $46,728,190
3Port of New Orleans $6,826,283
4Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $3,861,922
5Port of New York $3,202,071
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $3,143,119
7Port of Long Beach $2,201,133
8Port of Virginia $2,141,769
9Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $1,119,485
10Port of Los Angeles $1,011,146

U.S. exports of Acrylonitrile, related compounds decreased 29.75 percent through February to $164.8 million

U.S. exports of Acrylonitrile, related compounds decreased 29.75 percent from $234.58 million to $164.8 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 236 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 182 for the last full year with a total value of $1.3 billion, a $282.48 million, 17.80 percent decrease from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 South Korea, No. 2 Turkey, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 India and No. 5 Taiwan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Port Lavaca, Texas, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of New York.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 South Korea, No. 2 China, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 India and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Port Lavaca, Texas, No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of New York.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1South Korea $51,796,154
2Turkey $27,023,951
3Mexico $15,475,972
4India $12,678,952
5Taiwan $12,386,067
6China $11,519,250
7Canada $6,038,965
8The Netherlands $5,165,380
9Brazil $5,017,267
10Peru $4,786,167

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $221,931,856
2DETROIT, MI $10,528,216
3NEW ORLEANS, LA $6,328,000
4LOS ANGELES, CA $4,377,206
5LAREDO, TX $2,885,680
6NEW YORK CITY, NY $2,270,828
7PEMBINA, ND $1,593,850
8SAVANNAH, GA $700,438
9SEATTLE, WA $626,400
10BUFFALO, NY $591,336

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Port Lavaca, Texas rose 4.72 percent compared to last year to $89.68 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 62.32 percent compared to last year to $46.73 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 23.23 percent compared to last year to $6.83 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. totaled $3.86 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Port of New York rose 53.75 percent compared to last year to $3.2 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 South Korea decreased $49.09 million, 48.66 percent, (31.43 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Turkey increased $20.1 million, 290.56 percent, (16.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico increased $1.82 million, 13.32 percent, (9.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 India decreased $5.46 million, 30.11 percent, (7.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Taiwan decreased $8.07 million, 39.46 percent, (7.52 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 72.43 percent of all these Acrylonitrile, related compounds exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $119.36 million of the $164.8 million total.

All totaled, 91.2 percent of all these Acrylonitrile, related compounds exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $150.3 million of the $164.8 million total