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

Exports: Phenols; phenol-alcohols

Phenols; phenol-alcohols, the No. 312 export by value totaled $62.23 million for the month of October, $588.12 million through October 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$122.86 M
2India$74.02 M
3Canada$67.83 M
4Mexico$52.68 M
5Belgium$51.4 M
6Italy$45.78 M
7Taiwan$38.79 M
8Japan$15.79 M
9South Korea$13.89 M
10United Kingdom$13.87 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $588.12 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $144,376,726
2Port of Freeport, Texas $88,048,809
3Port of Mobile, Ala. $84,729,919
4Port Laredo $43,808,613
5Port of Charleston $38,944,353
6Port of New York $32,644,263
7International Falls, Minn. $22,839,741
8Port of Los Angeles $22,279,924
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $19,014,888
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $17,078,876

U.S. exports of Phenols; phenol-alcohols increased 19.00 percent through October to $588.12 million

U.S. exports of Phenols; phenol-alcohols increased 19.00 percent from $494.22 million to $588.12 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 312 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 339 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 October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 India, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Belgium. 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 Mexico and No. 5 The Netherlands. 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 – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $122,862,501
2India $74,019,232
3Canada $67,825,916
4Mexico $52,681,615
5Belgium $51,403,047
6Italy $45,779,445
7Taiwan $38,787,170
8Japan $15,790,114
9South Korea $13,889,488
10United Kingdom $13,868,039

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $51,051,895
2Mobile $24,295,385
3Laredo $10,804,485
4Charleston $6,052,606
5Detroit $5,863,548
6New York City $5,660,632
7Duluth, Minn. $5,118,328
8Atlanta/Savannah $4,926,566
9Los Angeles $4,252,900
10New Orleans $2,258,954

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 fell 17.51 percent compared to last year to $144.38 million.
  • Port of Freeport, Texas rose 82.61 percent compared to last year to $88.05 million.
  • Port of Mobile, Ala. rose 2345.23 percent compared to last year to $84.73 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 6.17 percent compared to last year to $43.81 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 39.41 percent compared to last year to $38.94 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 $55.84 million, 83.31 percent, (20.89 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 India increased $38.16 million, 106.4 percent, (12.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada increased $2.56 million, 3.92 percent, (11.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Mexico increased $257,978, 0.49 percent, (8.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Belgium decreased $2.65 million, 4.9 percent, (8.74 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 62.71 percent of all these Phenols; phenol-alcohols exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $368.79 million of the $588.12 million total.

All totaled, 68 percent of all these Phenols; phenol-alcohols exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $399.91 million of the $588.12 million total