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

Exports: Misc. fatty acids

Misc. fatty acids, the No. 415 export by value totaled $31.99 million for the month of February, $61.46 million through February of 2020, and $415.02 million 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
1Mexico$16.14 M
2The Netherlands$13.5 M
3Canada$8.68 M
4Japan$6.88 M
5Singapore$3.18 M
6South Korea$2.54 M
7Brazil$1.27 M
8India$1.27 M
9China$1.2 M
10Taiwan$1.03 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $61.46 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. $19,380,442
2Port Laredo $11,853,533
3Port of Houston $6,084,746
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $4,137,016
5Brownsville International Bridges $3,511,912
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $3,058,685
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $2,896,291
8Port of New Orleans $2,815,545
9Port of Charleston $1,296,220
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $1,260,675

U.S. exports of Misc. fatty acids decreased 8.43 percent through February to $61.46 million

U.S. exports of Misc. fatty acids decreased 8.43 percent from $67.12 million to $61.46 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 415 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 409 for the last full year with a total value of $415.02 million, a $10.58 million, 2.48 percent decrease from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 The Netherlands, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Singapore. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Brownsville International Bridges.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Singapore. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La., No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $16,139,881
2The Netherlands $13,500,997
3Canada $8,680,616
4Japan $6,878,805
5Singapore $3,177,701
6South Korea $2,544,913
7Brazil $1,267,408
8India $1,267,267
9China $1,199,059
10Taiwan $1,030,004

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1NEW ORLEANS, LA $27,815,872
2LAREDO, TX $11,416,004
3HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $6,970,112
4DETROIT, MI $5,438,366
5SAVANNAH, GA $2,839,428
6CHARLESTON, SC $1,503,432
7OGDENSBURG, NY $911,046
8BUFFALO, NY $759,296
9DULUTH, MN $491,164
10PEMBINA, ND $419,234

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 Greater Baton Rouge, La. rose 76.24 percent compared to last year to $19.38 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 51.11 percent compared to last year to $11.85 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 29.11 percent compared to last year to $6.08 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 38.01 percent compared to last year to $4.14 million.
  • Brownsville International Bridges rose 7.85 percent compared to last year to $3.51 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 Mexico increased $1.76 million, 12.27 percent, (26.26 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 The Netherlands increased $3.36 million, 33.17 percent, (21.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada decreased $2.25 million, 20.62 percent, (14.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan decreased $1.41 million, 17.06 percent, (11.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Singapore decreased $2.14 million, 40.27 percent, (5.17 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 78.71 percent of all these Misc. fatty acids exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $48.38 million of the $61.46 million total.

All totaled, 73.16 percent of all these Misc. fatty acids exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $44.97 million of the $61.46 million total