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

Exports: Cyclic hydrocarbons

Cyclic hydrocarbons, the No. 98 export by value totaled $187.26 million for the month of May, $1.14 billion through May of 2020, and $4.01 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
1Mexico$509.54 M
2South Korea$139.26 M
3Brazil$88.36 M
4The Netherlands$86.51 M
5India$46.97 M
6Taiwan$37.48 M
7Belgium$34.84 M
8Germany$34 M
9Colombia$33.94 M
10Canada$29.59 M
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U.S. exports of Cyclic hydrocarbons decreased 39.26 percent through May to $1.14 billion

U.S. exports of Cyclic hydrocarbons decreased 39.26 percent from $1.88 billion to $1.14 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 98 through May among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 73 for the last full year with a total value of $4.01 billion, a $587.33 million, 12.77 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 Belgium and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Corpus Christi, Texas, No. 3 Port of Lake Charles, La., No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Corpus Christi, Texas, No. 3 Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La., No. 4 Port of Lake Charles, La. and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

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 35.49 percent compared to last year to $703.56 million.
  • Port of Corpus Christi, Texas fell 48.52 percent compared to last year to $106.68 million.
  • Port of Lake Charles, La. fell 31.16 percent compared to last year to $67.77 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 27.56 percent compared to last year to $53.26 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 62.69 percent compared to last year to $36.15 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 Mexico decreased $432.88 million, 22.04 percent, (134.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 Brazil increased $82.72 million, 26.37 percent, (34.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 The Netherlands increased $106.71 million, 50.42 percent, (27.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 Belgium increased $74.57 million, 31.01 percent, (27.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 South Korea increased $74.32 million, 35.17 percent, (25.01 percent market share).

All totaled, 70.98 percent of all these Cyclic hydrocarbons exports from the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $2.85 billion of the $4.01 billion total.

All totaled, 84.73 percent of all these Cyclic hydrocarbons exports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $967.42 million of the $1.14 billion total