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

Exports: Oils derived from high temperature coal tar

Oils derived from high temperature coal tar, the No. 208 export by value totaled $142.91 million for the month of October, $1.1 billion through October of 2018, and $1.07 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
1India$404.67 M
2Thailand$99.79 M
3Canada$94.47 M
4Singapore$92.43 M
5Egypt$74.2 M
6Brazil$52.27 M
7Italy$50.76 M
8Mexico$48.94 M
9South Korea$28.33 M
10Indonesia$27.07 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.1 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $437,718,158
2Port of New Orleans $316,511,791
3Port of Richmond, Calif. $72,416,200
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $68,695,822
5Port of Galveston, Texas $31,725,242
6Port of El Segundo, Calif. $29,969,300
7Port Laredo $21,946,337
8Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish $18,854,398
9Port of New York $16,878,908
10Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. $11,663,497

U.S. exports of Oils derived from high temperature coal tar increased 25.26 percent through October to $1.1 billion

U.S. exports of Oils derived from high temperature coal tar increased 25.26 percent from $881.65 million to $1.1 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 208 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 238 for the last full year with a total value of $1.07 billion, a $150.35 million, 16.31 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 India, No. 2 Thailand, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Singapore and No. 5 Egypt. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Port of Richmond, Calif., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Galveston, Texas.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 India, No. 2 China, No. 3 Thailand, No. 4 Singapore and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish, No. 4 Shell Oil Terminal, Martinez, Calif. and No. 5 Port of Richmond, Calif..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1India $404,665,871
2Thailand $99,785,490
3Canada $94,470,966
4Singapore $92,428,076
5Egypt $74,203,891
6Brazil $52,268,194
7Italy $50,756,410
8Mexico $48,937,347
9South Korea $28,325,412
10Indonesia $27,065,304

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $77,694,658
2New Orleans $64,027,163
3Detroit $16,790,187
4Laredo $8,309,413
5New York City $3,658,510
6Los Angeles $3,520,363
7San Francisco $3,450,000
8Pembina, N.D. $2,537,680
9Buffalo $966,494
10Duluth, Minn. $756,547

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 Houston rose 53.16 percent compared to last year to $437.72 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 52.7 percent compared to last year to $316.51 million.
  • Port of Richmond, Calif. rose 154.62 percent compared to last year to $72.42 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 453.06 percent compared to last year to $68.7 million.
  • Port of Galveston, Texas rose 8.11 percent compared to last year to $31.73 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 India increased $148.53 million, 57.99 percent, (36.64 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Thailand decreased $4.8 million, 4.59 percent, (9.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada increased $59.84 million, 172.81 percent, (8.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Singapore increased $38.87 million, 72.58 percent, (8.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Egypt increased $23.62 million, 46.69 percent, (6.72 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 69.32 percent of all these Oils derived from high temperature coal tar exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $765.55 million of the $1.1 billion total.

All totaled, 83.94 percent of all these Oils derived from high temperature coal tar exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $927.07 million of the $1.1 billion total