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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through August 2019.

Exports: Oils derived from high temperature coal tar

Oils derived from high temperature coal tar, the No. 232 export by value totaled $122.69 million for the month of August, $724.55 million through August of 2019, and $1.33 billion for all of 2018, 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$222.91 M
2Canada$83.59 M
3Thailand$73.8 M
4South Korea$51.21 M
5Egypt$37.87 M
6Singapore$35.99 M
7Bahamas$35.94 M
8Brazil$26.73 M
9Mexico$26.59 M
10The Netherlands$26.09 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $724.55 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $250,458,223
2Port of New Orleans $186,080,381
3Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish $62,195,532
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $52,904,595
5Port of Richmond, Calif. $30,668,162
6Port of El Segundo, Calif. $23,275,175
7Port of Wilmington, Dela. $17,965,414
8International Falls, Minn. $16,465,834
9Port of Philadelphia $15,074,000
10Port of New York $12,698,307

U.S. exports of Oils derived from high temperature coal tar decreased 19.50 percent through August to $724.55 million

U.S. exports of Oils derived from high temperature coal tar decreased 19.50 percent from $900.09 million to $724.55 million through the first eight months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 232 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 206 for the last full year with a total value of $1.33 billion, a $257.18 million, 23.98 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 India, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Thailand, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Egypt. 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 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Richmond, Calif..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 India, No. 2 Thailand, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Egypt and No. 5 Singapore. 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 Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1India $222,906,759
2Canada $83,587,663
3Thailand $73,803,127
4South Korea $51,211,053
5Egypt $37,867,462
6Singapore $35,991,725
7Bahamas $35,938,289
8Brazil $26,725,991
9Mexico $26,593,096
10The Netherlands $26,089,192

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $179,141,441
2New Orleans $119,457,590
3Philadelphia $34,855,076
4Detroit $26,597,000
5San Francisco $11,950,000
6Laredo $11,379,400
7New York City $5,881,664
8Pembina, N.D. $4,301,341
9Los Angeles $3,630,576
10Baltimore $3,523,455

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston fell 32.68 percent compared to last year to $250.46 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 29.13 percent compared to last year to $186.08 million.
  • Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish rose 586.17 percent compared to last year to $62.2 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 4.1 percent compared to last year to $52.9 million.
  • Port of Richmond, Calif. fell 44.54 percent compared to last year to $30.67 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 decreased $97.05 million, 30.33 percent, (30.76 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $8 million, 10.58 percent, (11.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Thailand decreased $25.97 million, 26.03 percent, (10.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 South Korea increased $22.89 million, 80.83 percent, (7.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Egypt decreased $25.67 million, 40.4 percent, (5.23 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 64.78 percent of all these Oils derived from high temperature coal tar exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $469.38 million of the $724.55 million total.

All totaled, 80.37 percent of all these Oils derived from high temperature coal tar exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $582.31 million of the $724.55 million total