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

Exports: Acyclic hydrocarbons

Acyclic hydrocarbons, the No. 87 export by value totaled $257.06 million for the month of May, $1.34 billion through May of 2020, and $4.12 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
1India$247.52 M
2Canada$156.66 M
3Mexico$152.01 M
4Belgium$106.3 M
5China$83.92 M
6Colombia$82.41 M
7Taiwan$70.93 M
8United Kingdom$70.29 M
9Norway$64.26 M
10South Korea$38.02 M
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U.S. exports of Acyclic hydrocarbons decreased 15.19 percent through May to $1.34 billion

U.S. exports of Acyclic hydrocarbons decreased 15.19 percent from $1.58 billion to $1.34 billion through the first five 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 87 through May among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 85 for the last full year with a total value of $4.12 billion, a $750.83 million, 22.27 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 India, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Belgium and No. 5 Colombia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Philadelphia, No. 3 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D., No. 4 Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. and No. 5 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D..

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 India, No. 4 Colombia and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Philadelphia, No. 3 Port of Beaumont, Texas, No. 4 Port of Freeport, Texas and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston fell 14.81 percent compared to last year to $933.71 million.
  • Port of Philadelphia rose 83.18 percent compared to last year to $129.59 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. rose 8.04 percent compared to last year to $45.71 million.
  • Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. rose 85.82 percent compared to last year to $44.99 million.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. rose 0.11 percent compared to last year to $35.29 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 from No. 1 India increased $343.81 million, 77.85 percent, (58.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $38.61 million, 7.26 percent, (36.72 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 Canada decreased $124.46 million, 22.67 percent, (31.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 Belgium increased $132.52 million, 85.68 percent, (21.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 Colombia decreased $40.05 million, 13.68 percent, (18.83 percent market share).

All totaled, 54.4 percent of all these Acyclic hydrocarbons exports from the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $2.24 billion of the $4.12 billion total.

All totaled, 88.59 percent of all these Acyclic hydrocarbons exports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $1.19 billion of the $1.34 billion total