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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2019.

Exports: Acyclic hydrocarbons

Acyclic hydrocarbons, the No. 90 export by value totaled $235.25 million for the month of February, $563.97 million through February of 2019, and $3.37 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

RankCountryYTD
1India$118.8 M
2Canada$83.36 M
3Mexico$50.57 M
4Colombia$49.86 M
5United Kingdom$48.6 M
6Belgium$43.92 M
7Norway$36.12 M
8France$16.75 M
9South Korea$12.92 M
10China$12.58 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $563.97 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $392,652,672
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $33,830,774
3Port of Philadelphia $26,987,178
4Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $19,207,313
5Port of Freeport, Texas $18,353,344
6Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $15,763,934
7International Falls, Minn. $10,840,858
8Port of Chester, Penn. $9,806,840
9Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. $7,858,721
10Port of New York $6,107,073

U.S. exports of Acyclic hydrocarbons increased 18.45 percent through February to $563.97 million

U.S. exports of Acyclic hydrocarbons increased 18.45 percent from $476.12 million to $563.97 million through the first two months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 90 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 108 for the last full year with a total value of $3.37 billion, a $941.64 million, 38.75 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 India, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Colombia and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Philadelphia, No. 4 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. and No. 5 Port of Freeport, Texas.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners 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 Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Philadelphia, No. 4 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. and No. 5 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D..

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1India $118,803,362
2Canada $83,363,312
3Mexico $50,567,582
4Colombia $49,858,867
5United Kingdom $48,595,240
6Belgium $43,917,913
7Norway $36,117,335
8France $16,749,541
9South Korea $12,922,205
10China $12,581,363

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $647,945,707
2Detroit $86,627,351
3Philadelphia $75,932,589
4Pembina, N.D. $72,049,849
5New Orleans $21,595,848
6Duluth, Minn. $21,356,724
7Laredo $20,479,664
8New York City $7,834,029
9Charleston $4,589,526
10Atlanta/Savannah $3,574,447

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 Houston rose 26.67 percent compared to last year to $392.65 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 37.41 percent compared to last year to $33.83 million.
  • Port of Philadelphia fell 16.02 percent compared to last year to $26.99 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. rose 36.27 percent compared to last year to $19.21 million.
  • Port of Freeport, Texas totaled $18.35 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

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 India increased $66.08 million, 125.35 percent, (21.07 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $18.8 million, 18.4 percent, (14.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico decreased $27.82 million, 35.49 percent, (8.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Colombia increased $4.15 million, 9.07 percent, (8.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom increased $15.08 million, 44.98 percent, (8.62 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 62.27 percent of all these Acyclic hydrocarbons exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $351.19 million of the $563.97 million total.

All totaled, 87.07 percent of all these Acyclic hydrocarbons exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $491.03 million of the $563.97 million total