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

Exports: Ethyl alcohol

Ethyl alcohol, the No. 130 export by value totaled $194.18 million for the month of February, $387.07 million through February 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$108.09 M
2Canada$64 M
3India$58.91 M
4South Korea$31.83 M
5Philippines$20.47 M
6Oman$18.18 M
7Colombia$17.57 M
8Peru$17.48 M
9Mexico$11.19 M
10Spain$7.76 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $387.07 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Galveston, Texas $68,883,287
2Port of Beaumont, Texas $61,584,527
3Port of New Orleans $60,358,544
4Port of Houston $59,456,051
5Port of Texas City, Texas $40,706,484
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $27,551,609
7Port of Portland, Ore. $22,096,533
8Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $18,272,963
9International Falls, Minn. $6,444,241
10Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $5,703,008

U.S. exports of Ethyl alcohol decreased 22.52 percent through February to $387.07 million

U.S. exports of Ethyl alcohol decreased 22.52 percent from $499.57 million to $387.07 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 130 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 104 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 February 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 Galveston, Texas, No. 2 Port of Beaumont, Texas, No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Texas City, Texas.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Brazil, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 India and No. 5 Singapore. 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 – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Brazil $108,089,740
2Canada $64,002,529
3India $58,909,269
4South Korea $31,830,024
5Philippines $20,471,764
6Oman $18,175,170
7Colombia $17,569,783
8Peru $17,477,542
9Mexico $11,194,333
10Spain $7,763,837

January – February 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 two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Galveston, Texas fell 31.1 percent compared to last year to $68.88 million.
  • Port of Beaumont, Texas rose 9.88 percent compared to last year to $61.58 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 18.34 percent compared to last year to $60.36 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 1.05 percent compared to last year to $59.46 million.
  • Port of Texas City, Texas fell 58.9 percent compared to last year to $40.71 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 $112.5 million, 51 percent, (27.93 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $21.05 million, 24.75 percent, (16.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 India increased $37.54 million, 175.73 percent, (15.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 South Korea increased $16.08 million, 102.08 percent, (8.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Philippines increased $4.86 million, 31.09 percent, (5.29 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 73.19 percent of all these Ethyl alcohol exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $283.3 million of the $387.07 million total.

All totaled, 75.18 percent of all these Ethyl alcohol exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $290.99 million of the $387.07 million total