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

Exports: Anti-knock additives

Anti-knock additives, the No. 109 export by value totaled $258.39 million for the month of August, $2 billion through August of 2019, and $3.01 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
1Japan$221.45 M
2Canada$215.75 M
3Mexico$200.95 M
4Singapore$191.29 M
5China$166.04 M
6France$162.01 M
7Belgium$152.42 M
8India$95.59 M
9Brazil$81.58 M
10South Korea$70.9 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $453,449,599
2Port of Los Angeles $280,165,458
3Port of New York $238,928,606
4Port of Virginia $192,186,600
5Port Laredo $173,368,434
6Port of Long Beach $129,214,587
7Port of New Orleans $125,811,382
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $85,604,735
9Port of Oakland, Calif. $42,526,380
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $38,986,357

U.S. exports of Anti-knock additives decreased 2.76 percent through August to $2 billion

U.S. exports of Anti-knock additives decreased 2.76 percent from $2.06 billion to $2 billion through the first eight 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 109 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 109 for the last full year with a total value of $3.01 billion, a $236.05 million, 8.50 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Singapore and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port Laredo.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Singapore, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $221,446,303
2Canada $215,750,880
3Mexico $200,946,016
4Singapore $191,287,642
5China $166,039,838
6France $162,007,327
7Belgium $152,415,733
8India $95,592,488
9Brazil $81,584,046
10South Korea $70,895,068

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $236,553,724
2Los Angeles $187,805,529
3New York City $124,930,292
4Laredo $112,429,040
5New Orleans $61,318,413
6Detroit $55,670,578
7Norfolk $52,258,230
8Pembina, N.D. $32,446,428
9Buffalo $18,432,132
10Charleston $11,379,588

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston fell 8.72 percent compared to last year to $453.45 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 6.79 percent compared to last year to $280.17 million.
  • Port of New York fell 10.29 percent compared to last year to $238.93 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 72.56 percent compared to last year to $192.19 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 1.3 percent compared to last year to $173.37 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 Japan increased $98.2 million, 79.68 percent, (11.05 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $11.22 million, 4.94 percent, (10.77 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico decreased $774,911, 0.38 percent, (10.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Singapore decreased $35.73 million, 15.74 percent, (9.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China decreased $43.22 million, 20.65 percent, (8.29 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 49.67 percent of all these Anti-knock additives exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $995.47 million of the $2 billion total.

All totaled, 66.77 percent of all these Anti-knock additives exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $1.34 billion of the $2 billion total