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

Exports: Ethyl alcohol

Ethyl alcohol, the No. 129 export by value totaled $206.81 million for the month of August, $1.66 billion through August of 2019, and $2.83 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
1Brazil$385.99 M
2Canada$360.57 M
3India$228.42 M
4South Korea$103.5 M
5Philippines$73.31 M
6Colombia$67.66 M
7Peru$60.43 M
8Oman$48.12 M
9Mexico$43.53 M
10The Netherlands$42.54 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.66 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Texas City, Texas $260,419,424
2Port of Galveston, Texas $251,336,517
3Port of Beaumont, Texas $236,502,273
4Port of New Orleans $221,818,124
5Port of Houston $158,858,885
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $122,948,065
7Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $101,175,990
8Port of Portland, Ore. $96,845,715
9Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $39,224,175
10International Falls, Minn. $37,059,380

U.S. exports of Ethyl alcohol decreased 14.89 percent through August to $1.66 billion

U.S. exports of Ethyl alcohol decreased 14.89 percent from $1.95 billion to $1.66 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 129 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 113 for the last full year with a total value of $2.83 billion, a $365.55 million, 14.85 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Brazil, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 India, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Philippines. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Texas City, Texas, No. 2 Port of Galveston, Texas, No. 3 Port of Beaumont, Texas, No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port of Houston.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Brazil, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 India, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Texas City, Texas, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Port of Galveston, Texas, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Beaumont, Texas.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Brazil $385,994,505
2Canada $360,574,180
3India $228,415,694
4South Korea $103,496,415
5Philippines $73,312,043
6Colombia $67,659,911
7Peru $60,430,637
8Oman $48,117,603
9Mexico $43,528,964
10The Netherlands $42,544,545

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $449,132,963
2New Orleans $163,384,384
3Port Arthur, Texas $87,661,189
4Detroit $73,137,075
5Pembina, N.D. $56,940,339
6New York City $42,806,989
7Portland/Columbia-Snake River $24,714,782
8Duluth, Minn. $18,373,125
9Ogdensburg, N.Y. $12,340,501
10Providence, R.I. $10,886,400

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 Texas City, Texas fell 37.61 percent compared to last year to $260.42 million.
  • Port of Galveston, Texas rose 5.75 percent compared to last year to $251.34 million.
  • Port of Beaumont, Texas rose 30.86 percent compared to last year to $236.5 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 43.87 percent compared to last year to $221.82 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 1.29 percent compared to last year to $158.86 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 Brazil decreased $205.54 million, 34.75 percent, (23.29 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $57.83 million, 13.82 percent, (21.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 India increased $72.46 million, 46.46 percent, (13.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 South Korea increased $12.32 million, 13.52 percent, (6.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Philippines decreased $2.89 million, 3.8 percent, (4.42 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 69.51 percent of all these Ethyl alcohol exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $1.15 billion of the $1.66 billion total.

All totaled, 68.13 percent of all these Ethyl alcohol exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $1.13 billion of the $1.66 billion total