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

Exports: Cyclic hydrocarbons

Cyclic hydrocarbons, the No. 67 export by value totaled $348.44 million for the month of February, $738.52 million through February of 2019, and $4.6 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
1Mexico$282.32 M
2South Korea$75.33 M
3India$74.24 M
4Belgium$60.33 M
5Brazil$42.25 M
6Taiwan$35.29 M
7The Netherlands$28.08 M
8Canada$26.28 M
9China$23.96 M
10Turkey$19.18 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $738.52 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $393,203,162
2Port of Corpus Christi, Texas $97,221,516
3Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. $78,781,372
4Port of Lake Charles, La. $35,303,402
5Port of Port Arthur, Texas $26,975,590
6Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish $26,734,120
7Port of New Orleans $24,118,840
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $20,830,478
9Port of Texas City, Texas $8,836,943
10Port Laredo $5,981,901

U.S. exports of Cyclic hydrocarbons increased 13.84 percent through February to $738.52 million

U.S. exports of Cyclic hydrocarbons increased 13.84 percent from $648.73 million to $738.52 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 67 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 79 for the last full year with a total value of $4.6 billion, a $519.1 million, 12.73 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 India, No. 4 Belgium and No. 5 Brazil. 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 Port Arthur, Texas.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 Belgium and No. 5 Turkey. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Corpus Christi, Texas, No. 3 Port of Port Arthur, Texas, No. 4 Port of Lake Charles, La. and No. 5 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $282,315,017
2South Korea $75,328,613
3India $74,241,832
4Belgium $60,330,381
5Brazil $42,246,614
6Taiwan $35,294,874
7The Netherlands $28,076,581
8Canada $26,279,070
9China $23,960,510
10Turkey $19,179,807

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $1,021,723,763
2New Orleans $194,325,870
3Port Arthur, Texas $80,173,592
4Detroit $39,434,654
5Mobile $26,642,606
6Laredo $21,975,987
7Atlanta/Savannah $15,309,986
8Pembina, N.D. $8,088,388
9Los Angeles $6,650,852
10Norfolk $4,640,442

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 19.57 percent compared to last year to $393.2 million.
  • Port of Corpus Christi, Texas rose 38.01 percent compared to last year to $97.22 million.
  • Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. rose 158.39 percent compared to last year to $78.78 million.
  • Port of Lake Charles, La. rose 66.1 percent compared to last year to $35.3 million.
  • Port of Port Arthur, Texas fell 26.17 percent compared to last year to $26.98 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 Mexico decreased $16.76 million, 5.6 percent, (38.23 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 South Korea increased $68.47 million, 998.3 percent, (10.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 India increased $61.82 million, 497.75 percent, (10.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Belgium increased $18.81 million, 45.29 percent, (8.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Brazil increased $36.04 million, 581.12 percent, (5.72 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 72.37 percent of all these Cyclic hydrocarbons exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $534.46 million of the $738.52 million total.

All totaled, 85.51 percent of all these Cyclic hydrocarbons exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $631.49 million of the $738.52 million total