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

Exports: Ethyl alcohol

Ethyl alcohol, the No. 117 export by value totaled $270.11 million for the month of October, $2.36 billion through October of 2018, and $2.46 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
1Brazil$682.22 M
2Canada$531.82 M
3India$196.19 M
4South Korea$114.73 M
5The Netherlands$106.47 M
6Philippines$99.22 M
7China$81.51 M
8United Arab Emirates$78.59 M
9Peru$71.21 M
10Colombia$67.77 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.36 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Texas City, Texas $503,639,353
2Port of New Orleans $450,567,653
3Port of Galveston, Texas $268,622,828
4Port of Beaumont, Texas $234,827,163
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $228,417,625
6Port of Houston $191,707,453
7Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $122,179,805
8Port of Portland, Ore. $85,475,118
9International Falls, Minn. $59,053,205
10Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $31,807,388

U.S. exports of Ethyl alcohol increased 19.50 percent through October to $2.36 billion

U.S. exports of Ethyl alcohol increased 19.50 percent from $1.98 billion to $2.36 billion through the first 10 months of 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 117 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 129 for the last full year with a total value of $2.46 billion, a $364.03 million, 17.35 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Brazil, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 India, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 The Netherlands. 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 of Beaumont, Texas and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Brazil $682,220,597
2Canada $531,824,615
3India $196,188,567
4South Korea $114,733,010
5The Netherlands $106,465,239
6Philippines $99,215,161
7China $81,509,358
8United Arab Emirates $78,592,419
9Peru $71,213,506
10Colombia $67,768,979

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $259,114,918
2New Orleans $73,916,780
3Port Arthur, Texas $63,623,866
4Detroit $37,403,559
5Pembina, N.D. $24,925,847
6New York City $8,711,975
7Duluth, Minn. $8,410,210
8Providence, R.I. $8,013,600
9Ogdensburg, N.Y. $6,244,425
10Portland/Columbia-Snake River $3,926,954

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Texas City, Texas rose 10.21 percent compared to last year to $503.64 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 6.31 percent compared to last year to $450.57 million.
  • Port of Galveston, Texas rose 91.33 percent compared to last year to $268.62 million.
  • Port of Beaumont, Texas totaled $234.83 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 12.09 percent compared to last year to $228.42 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 Brazil increased $56.93 million, 9.1 percent, (28.86 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $30.97 million, 5.5 percent, (22.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 India decreased $16.6 million, 7.8 percent, (8.3 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 South Korea increased $54.39 million, 90.15 percent, (4.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 The Netherlands increased $73.78 million, 225.69 percent, (4.5 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 69.03 percent of all these Ethyl alcohol exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $1.63 billion of the $2.36 billion total.

All totaled, 71.34 percent of all these Ethyl alcohol exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $1.69 billion of the $2.36 billion total