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

Exports: Quaternary ammonium salts, lecithins, etc.

Quaternary ammonium salts, lecithins, etc., the No. 457 export by value totaled $30.47 million for the month of October, $298.8 million through October of 2018, and $284.29 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
1Brazil$29.07 M
2Canada$27.1 M
3France$21.78 M
4China$19.34 M
5Mexico$19.25 M
6Singapore$19.08 M
7The Netherlands$17.14 M
8Germany$10.32 M
9Japan$10.2 M
10Taiwan$9.26 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $298.8 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $63,754,425
2Port of New Orleans $27,531,995
3Port of Los Angeles $25,170,733
4Port of Long Beach $18,936,668
5Port of Virginia $17,800,298
6Port Laredo $14,470,886
7Port of Tacoma, Wash. $14,024,455
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $13,431,377
9Port of New York $12,244,338
10Port of Charleston $7,779,762

U.S. exports of Quaternary ammonium salts, lecithins, etc. increased 26.65 percent through October to $298.8 million

U.S. exports of Quaternary ammonium salts, lecithins, etc. increased 26.65 percent from $235.93 million to $298.8 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 457 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 491 for the last full year with a total value of $284.29 million, a $25.29 million, 9.76 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Brazil, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 France, No. 4 China and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Brazil $29,071,697
2Canada $27,099,748
3France $21,780,135
4China $19,344,733
5Mexico $19,251,197
6Singapore $19,077,487
7The Netherlands $17,136,308
8Germany $10,321,425
9Japan $10,203,899
10Taiwan $9,261,623

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $9,343,103
2Houston $8,195,865
3New Orleans $5,426,372
4Norfolk $3,658,814
5Detroit $3,608,135
6Laredo $3,307,311
7Seattle $3,019,037
8New York City $2,937,497
9Mobile $2,441,821
10Pembina, N.D. $1,729,087

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 rose 85.42 percent compared to last year to $63.75 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 42.66 percent compared to last year to $27.53 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 50.96 percent compared to last year to $25.17 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 18.68 percent compared to last year to $18.94 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 21.24 percent compared to last year to $17.8 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 Brazil increased $19.01 million, 188.84 percent, (9.73 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $2.77 million, 11.39 percent, (9.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 France increased $6.32 million, 40.85 percent, (7.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China increased $4.8 million, 33.02 percent, (6.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Mexico decreased $410,588, 2.09 percent, (6.44 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 39.01 percent of all these Quaternary ammonium salts, lecithins, etc. exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $116.55 million of the $298.8 million total.

All totaled, 51.27 percent of all these Quaternary ammonium salts, lecithins, etc. exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $153.19 million of the $298.8 million total