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

Exports: Quaternary ammonium salts, lecithins, etc.

Quaternary ammonium salts, lecithins, etc., the No. 463 export by value totaled $30.86 million for the month of March, $81.45 million through March of 2019, and $356.23 million 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
1Canada$8.02 M
2The Netherlands$7.31 M
3France$6.94 M
4Mexico$5.69 M
5Singapore$4.91 M
6China$4.55 M
7Australia$4.52 M
8Germany$4.23 M
9Japan$3.71 M
10Saudi Arabia$2.9 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $81.45 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $14,387,591
2Port of New Orleans $7,430,413
3Port of Charleston $5,998,690
4Port of Los Angeles $5,970,142
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $4,984,624
6Port of Virginia $4,825,686
7Port Laredo $4,488,745
8Port of Tacoma, Wash. $3,832,904
9Port of New York $3,566,958
10Port of Seattle, Wash. $2,863,640

U.S. exports of Quaternary ammonium salts, lecithins, etc. decreased 1.51 percent through March to $81.45 million

U.S. exports of Quaternary ammonium salts, lecithins, etc. decreased 1.51 percent from $82.7 million to $81.45 million through the first three 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 463 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 464 for the last full year with a total value of $356.23 million, a $71.94 million, 25.31 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 The Netherlands, No. 3 France, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Singapore. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 The Netherlands, No. 3 Singapore, No. 4 France and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $8,015,776
2The Netherlands $7,312,089
3France $6,936,507
4Mexico $5,692,242
5Singapore $4,908,226
6China $4,551,480
7Australia $4,522,817
8Germany $4,234,474
9Japan $3,705,785
10Saudi Arabia $2,896,564

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $19,355,326
2Houston $17,496,228
3New Orleans $10,466,511
4Seattle $8,264,144
5Norfolk $7,729,688
6Detroit $7,686,668
7Laredo $7,175,302
8New York City $5,071,764
9Mobile $4,811,012
10Charleston $4,261,349

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston rose 16.8 percent compared to last year to $14.39 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 0.45 percent compared to last year to $7.43 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 289.12 percent compared to last year to $6 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 22.88 percent compared to last year to $5.97 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 40.93 percent compared to last year to $4.98 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 Canada decreased $1.68 million, 17.29 percent, (9.84 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 The Netherlands increased $741,446, 11.28 percent, (8.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 France increased $924,732, 15.38 percent, (8.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Mexico increased $875,825, 18.18 percent, (6.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Singapore decreased $1.49 million, 23.3 percent, (6.03 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 40.35 percent of all these Quaternary ammonium salts, lecithins, etc. exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $32.86 million of the $81.45 million total.

All totaled, 47.6 percent of all these Quaternary ammonium salts, lecithins, etc. exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $38.77 million of the $81.45 million total