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

Exports: Misc. fatty acids

Misc. fatty acids, the No. 410 export by value totaled $32.15 million for the month of October, $359.35 million through October 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$74.47 M
2The Netherlands$72.18 M
3Canada$60.7 M
4Singapore$30.75 M
5South Korea$15.57 M
6Saudi Arabia$14.43 M
7Germany$13.55 M
8Japan$9.69 M
9Brazil$7.92 M
10India$7.35 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $359.35 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. $67,407,119
2Port of Houston $55,893,450
3Port Laredo $44,858,726
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $34,119,581
5Port of New Orleans $23,913,407
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $20,757,973
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $18,955,107
8Brownsville International Bridges $17,343,439
9Port of Charleston $11,899,057
10Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $9,857,677

U.S. exports of Misc. fatty acids decreased 7.44 percent through October to $359.35 million

U.S. exports of Misc. fatty acids decreased 7.44 percent from $388.25 million to $359.35 million 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 410 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 380 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 October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 The Netherlands, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Singapore and No. 5 South Korea. 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 – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $74,473,069
2The Netherlands $72,179,045
3Canada $60,698,561
4Singapore $30,747,128
5South Korea $15,570,349
6Saudi Arabia $14,431,504
7Germany $13,552,461
8Japan $9,691,033
9Brazil $7,917,686
10India $7,345,120

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $21,103,464
2Laredo $18,488,702
3New Orleans $17,090,607
4Atlanta/Savannah $7,441,455
5Detroit $7,342,083
6Charleston $2,044,395
7Ogdensburg, N.Y. $1,713,982
8Pembina, N.D. $1,402,753
9New York City $1,357,124
10Norfolk $602,515

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 Greater Baton Rouge, La. fell 29.56 percent compared to last year to $67.41 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 14.51 percent compared to last year to $55.89 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 40 percent compared to last year to $44.86 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 14.4 percent compared to last year to $34.12 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 232.04 percent compared to last year to $23.91 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 $29.27 million, 28.21 percent, (20.72 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 The Netherlands increased $10.58 million, 17.18 percent, (20.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada increased $211,164, 0.35 percent, (16.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Singapore decreased $201,304, 0.65 percent, (8.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 South Korea increased $2.19 million, 16.4 percent, (4.33 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 70.59 percent of all these Misc. fatty acids exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $253.67 million of the $359.35 million total.

All totaled, 62.94 percent of all these Misc. fatty acids exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $226.19 million of the $359.35 million total