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

Exports: Misc. fatty acids

Misc. fatty acids, the No. 411 export by value totaled $37.46 million for the month of December, $425.59 million through December of 2018, and $466.99 million 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
1Mexico$88.08 M
2The Netherlands$81.9 M
3Canada$71.26 M
4Singapore$35.02 M
5Japan$17.27 M
6South Korea$17 M
7Saudi Arabia$16.01 M
8Germany$14.86 M
9Brazil$9.34 M
10India$8.3 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $425.59 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. $82,637,134
2Port of Houston $62,653,645
3Port Laredo $53,028,105
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $39,482,634
5Port of New Orleans $32,902,007
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $25,020,801
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $22,400,810
8Brownsville International Bridges $20,028,596
9Port of Charleston $13,933,871
10Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $11,879,269

U.S. exports of Misc. fatty acids decreased 8.86 percent through December to $425.59 million

U.S. exports of Misc. fatty acids decreased 8.86 percent from $466.99 million to $425.59 million in 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 411 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 383 for the last full year with a total value of $466.99 million, a $59.11 million, 14.49 percent increase from the 2016 total.

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

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 The Netherlands, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Singapore and No. 5 Germany. 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 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $88,079,827
2The Netherlands $81,903,709
3Canada $71,264,980
4Singapore $35,018,301
5Japan $17,269,350
6South Korea $16,995,886
7Saudi Arabia $16,006,184
8Germany $14,864,596
9Brazil $9,336,546
10India $8,295,760

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1NEW ORLEANS, LA $66,138,990
2LAREDO, TX $50,550,278
3HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $50,037,058
4DETROIT, MI $21,346,202
5SAVANNAH, GA $20,411,978
6CHARLESTON, SC $6,339,268
7OGDENSBURG, NY $5,228,298
8NEW YORK CITY, NY $5,040,784
9PEMBINA, ND $3,696,340
10NORFOLK, VA $1,484,046

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. fell 29.24 percent compared to last year to $82.64 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 10.16 percent compared to last year to $62.65 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 42.15 percent compared to last year to $53.03 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 13.12 percent compared to last year to $39.48 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 207.87 percent compared to last year to $32.9 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 decreased $37.26 million, 29.73 percent, (20.7 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 The Netherlands increased $4.37 million, 5.64 percent, (19.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada decreased $200,758, 0.28 percent, (16.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Singapore decreased $3.97 million, 10.19 percent, (8.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan increased $5.41 million, 45.63 percent, (4.06 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 68.97 percent of all these Misc. fatty acids exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $293.54 million of the $425.59 million total.

All totaled, 63.61 percent of all these Misc. fatty acids exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $270.7 million of the $425.59 million total