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

Exports: Phenols; phenol-alcohols

Phenols; phenol-alcohols, the No. 323 export by value totaled $42.98 million for the month of December, $664.25 million through December of 2018, and $602.42 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
1China$129.38 M
2India$91.2 M
3Canada$80.87 M
4Belgium$62.05 M
5Mexico$58.48 M
6Italy$46.03 M
7Taiwan$40.05 M
8Japan$19.54 M
9South Korea$16.5 M
10The Netherlands$16.32 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $664.25 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $161,966,286
2Port of Freeport, Texas $97,522,178
3Port of Mobile, Ala. $90,628,640
4Port Laredo $49,001,950
5Port of Charleston $46,454,485
6Port of New York $39,097,379
7International Falls, Minn. $24,809,383
8Port of Los Angeles $24,498,761
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $23,616,889
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $20,539,709

U.S. exports of Phenols; phenol-alcohols increased 10.26 percent through December to $664.25 million

U.S. exports of Phenols; phenol-alcohols increased 10.26 percent from $602.42 million to $664.25 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 323 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 338 for the last full year with a total value of $602.42 million, a $17.09 million, 2.92 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 India, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Belgium and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Freeport, Texas, No. 3 Port of Mobile, Ala., No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

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

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $129,384,205
2India $91,195,596
3Canada $80,866,471
4Belgium $62,049,814
5Mexico $58,482,264
6Italy $46,034,557
7Taiwan $40,045,538
8Japan $19,541,674
9South Korea $16,501,571
10The Netherlands $16,316,905

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $133,335,210
2MOBILE, AL $60,388,212
3LAREDO, TX $28,055,012
4CHARLESTON, SC $19,464,034
5NEW YORK CITY, NY $18,573,090
6DETROIT, MI $17,909,094
7SAVANNAH, GA $13,937,076
8LOS ANGELES, CA $11,783,924
9DULUTH, MN $11,482,056
10NEW ORLEANS, LA $7,420,714

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston fell 21.23 percent compared to last year to $161.97 million.
  • Port of Freeport, Texas rose 54.23 percent compared to last year to $97.52 million.
  • Port of Mobile, Ala. rose 495.65 percent compared to last year to $90.63 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 6.2 percent compared to last year to $49 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 33 percent compared to last year to $46.45 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 China increased $42.34 million, 48.64 percent, (19.48 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 India increased $44.38 million, 94.79 percent, (13.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada increased $3.5 million, 4.52 percent, (12.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Belgium decreased $4.74 million, 7.09 percent, (9.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Mexico decreased $367,101, 0.62 percent, (8.8 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 63.53 percent of all these Phenols; phenol-alcohols exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $421.98 million of the $664.25 million total.

All totaled, 67.08 percent of all these Phenols; phenol-alcohols exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $445.57 million of the $664.25 million total