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

Exports: Phenols; phenol-alcohols

Phenols; phenol-alcohols, the No. 350 export by value totaled $48.13 million for the month of February, $85.23 million through February of 2020, and $497.67 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
1The Netherlands$12.9 M
2Canada$10.93 M
3Mexico$9.19 M
4China$8.68 M
5India$6.72 M
6Germany$6.5 M
7Italy$4.88 M
8Switzerland$3.99 M
9Belgium$3.75 M
10Japan$3.49 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $85.23 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $28,777,351
2Port of Charleston $8,265,421
3Port of New York $7,802,700
4Port Laredo $7,228,636
5Port of Freeport, Texas $4,064,096
6International Falls, Minn. $3,684,298
7Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $3,343,170
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $2,685,977
9Port of Los Angeles $2,658,075
10Port of New Orleans $2,399,831

U.S. exports of Phenols; phenol-alcohols increased 6.64 percent through February to $85.23 million

U.S. exports of Phenols; phenol-alcohols increased 6.64 percent from $79.92 million to $85.23 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 350 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 364 for the last full year with a total value of $497.67 million, a $166.58 million, 25.08 percent decrease from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 The Netherlands, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 China and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Freeport, Texas.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 India and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Freeport, Texas, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of New York.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1The Netherlands $12,896,912
2Canada $10,928,887
3Mexico $9,194,648
4China $8,675,845
5India $6,718,380
6Germany $6,503,537
7Italy $4,881,699
8Switzerland $3,988,596
9Belgium $3,754,207
10Japan $3,486,721

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $44,766,496
2CHARLESTON, SC $10,227,890
3LAREDO, TX $8,165,920
4DETROIT, MI $7,581,376
5LOS ANGELES, CA $5,735,334
6NEW YORK CITY, NY $5,576,334
7SAVANNAH, GA $3,456,344
8NEW ORLEANS, LA $3,169,430
9PEMBINA, ND $2,819,732
10DULUTH, MN $1,639,670

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 Houston rose 30.15 percent compared to last year to $28.78 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 10.95 percent compared to last year to $8.27 million.
  • Port of New York rose 3.11 percent compared to last year to $7.8 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 10.61 percent compared to last year to $7.23 million.
  • Port of Freeport, Texas fell 51.24 percent compared to last year to $4.06 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 The Netherlands increased $10.86 million, 534.2 percent, (15.13 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $1.32 million, 13.72 percent, (12.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico increased $579,501, 6.73 percent, (10.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China increased $828,352, 10.56 percent, (10.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 India decreased $1.77 million, 20.86 percent, (7.88 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 56.8 percent of all these Phenols; phenol-alcohols exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $48.41 million of the $85.23 million total.

All totaled, 65.87 percent of all these Phenols; phenol-alcohols exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $56.14 million of the $85.23 million total