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

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

Ethers, ether-alcohols, alcohol peroxides etc., the No. 121 export by value totaled $199.42 million for the month of February, $399.23 million through February of 2020, and $2.88 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
1Japan$183.75 M
2Mexico$76.91 M
3Chile$25.25 M
4Belgium$21.59 M
5The Netherlands$16.16 M
6China$13.14 M
7Canada$10.13 M
8South Korea$5.63 M
9Taiwan$5.62 M
10Singapore$5.6 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $399.23 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $301,972,480
2Chicago O’Hare International Airport $14,561,319
3Port of Texas City, Texas $10,430,160
4Port of Beaumont, Texas $9,980,317
5Port of New Orleans $8,422,826
6Port of Freeport, Texas $6,978,773
7Port Laredo $5,382,705
8Port of Los Angeles $5,375,369
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $4,305,473
10Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. $3,615,962

U.S. exports of Ethers, ether-alcohols, alcohol peroxides etc. decreased 1.17 percent through February to $399.23 million

U.S. exports of Ethers, ether-alcohols, alcohol peroxides etc. decreased 1.17 percent from $403.94 million to $399.23 million through the first two 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 121 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 123 for the last full year with a total value of $2.88 billion, a $441.35 million, 13.28 percent decrease from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Chile, No. 4 Belgium and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Port of Texas City, Texas, No. 4 Port of Beaumont, Texas and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

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 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Beaumont, Texas, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port of Texas City, Texas.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $183,753,561
2Mexico $76,914,463
3Chile $25,253,451
4Belgium $21,589,733
5The Netherlands $16,164,263
6China $13,135,526
7Canada $10,127,396
8South Korea $5,629,780
9Taiwan $5,623,868
10Singapore $5,595,080

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $425,862,494
2PORT ARTHUR, TX $21,782,870
3NEW ORLEANS, LA $12,823,790
4CHICAGO, IL $10,673,468
5LOS ANGELES, CA $8,371,346
6LAREDO, TX $7,446,186
7NORFOLK, VA $3,567,318
8DETROIT, MI $3,126,040
9NEW YORK CITY, NY $1,859,372
10PEMBINA, ND $1,233,218

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 8.94 percent compared to last year to $301.97 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 28.32 percent compared to last year to $14.56 million.
  • Port of Texas City, Texas fell 2.64 percent compared to last year to $10.43 million.
  • Port of Beaumont, Texas fell 75.08 percent compared to last year to $9.98 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 9.95 percent compared to last year to $8.42 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 $18.76 million, 11.37 percent, (46.03 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $10.38 million, 11.89 percent, (19.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Chile decreased $4.71 million, 15.71 percent, (6.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Belgium increased $4.4 million, 25.6 percent, (5.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 The Netherlands increased $14.54 million, 892.82 percent, (4.05 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 February of this year. That is equal to $323.68 million of the $399.23 million total.

All totaled, 86.51 percent of all these Ethers, ether-alcohols, alcohol peroxides etc. exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $345.37 million of the $399.23 million total