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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through December 2018.

Exports: Ethers, ether-alcohols, alcohol peroxides etc.

Ethers, ether-alcohols, alcohol peroxides etc., the No. 100 export by value totaled $304.57 million for the month of December, $3.32 billion through December of 2018, and $3.04 billion for all of 2017, 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$1.24 B
2Mexico$943.07 M
3Chile$233.69 M
4Venezuela$170.01 M
5China$105.7 M
6Belgium$94.97 M
7Canada$65.74 M
8Taiwan$60.48 M
9South Korea$59.75 M
10Singapore$50.58 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $3.32 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $2,236,197,602
2Port of Beaumont, Texas $530,431,365
3Port of Los Angeles $69,918,788
4Port of Texas City, Texas $61,025,631
5Chicago O’Hare International Airport $52,816,144
6Port of New Orleans $51,962,542
7Port of New York $39,672,218
8Port Laredo $37,416,873
9Port of Long Beach $30,958,621
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $25,878,685

U.S. exports of Ethers, ether-alcohols, alcohol peroxides etc. increased 9.29 percent through December to $3.32 billion

U.S. exports of Ethers, ether-alcohols, alcohol peroxides etc. increased 9.29 percent from $3.04 billion to $3.32 billion in 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 100 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 103 for the last full year with a total value of $3.04 billion, a $346.31 million, 12.85 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Chile, No. 4 Venezuela and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Beaumont, Texas, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Texas City, Texas and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Chile, No. 4 Venezuela and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Beaumont, Texas, No. 3 Port of Texas City, Texas, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $1,242,613,154
2Mexico $943,071,264
3Chile $233,685,272
4Venezuela $170,008,758
5China $105,704,604
6Belgium $94,971,361
7Canada $65,740,798
8Taiwan $60,475,119
9South Korea $59,751,064
10Singapore $50,584,542

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $1,171,790,426
2PORT ARTHUR, TX $250,710,738
3LOS ANGELES, CA $55,975,678
4NEW ORLEANS, LA $32,130,166
5NEW YORK CITY, NY $26,229,248
6CHICAGO, IL $25,518,038
7LAREDO, TX $23,067,134
8DETROIT, MI $10,997,726
9BUFFALO, NY $10,194,740
10PEMBINA, ND $4,916,434

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston rose 7.05 percent compared to last year to $2.24 billion.
  • Port of Beaumont, Texas rose 35.78 percent compared to last year to $530.43 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 3.61 percent compared to last year to $69.92 million.
  • Port of Texas City, Texas fell 26.46 percent compared to last year to $61.03 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 358.36 percent compared to last year to $52.82 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 $44.55 million, 3.72 percent, (37.38 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $132.7 million, 16.38 percent, (28.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Chile increased $23.65 million, 11.26 percent, (7.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Venezuela increased $26.74 million, 18.66 percent, (5.11 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China decreased $11.72 million, 9.98 percent, (3.18 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 81.07 percent of all these Ethers, ether-alcohols, alcohol peroxides etc. exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $2.7 billion of the $3.32 billion total.

All totaled, 88.74 percent of all these Ethers, ether-alcohols, alcohol peroxides etc. exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $2.95 billion of the $3.32 billion total