Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Quaternary ammonium salts, lecithins, etc.

Quaternary ammonium salts, lecithins, etc., the No. 498 export by value totaled $23.06 million for the month of December, $284.87 million in 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

RankCountry2019
1Canada$28.98 M
2France$23.29 M
3Mexico$22.89 M
4The Netherlands$18.48 M
5Singapore$16.74 M
6Belgium$16.64 M
7China$15.09 M
8Germany$14.82 M
9Japan$14.69 M
10Australia$12.7 M
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U.S. exports of Quaternary ammonium salts, lecithins, etc. decreased 20.03 percent through December 2019 to $284.87 million

U.S. exports of Quaternary ammonium salts, lecithins, etc. decreased 20.03 percent from $356.23 million to $284.87 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 498 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 457 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 December of 2019 the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 France, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 Singapore. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 France, No. 4 China and No. 5 Mexico. 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 – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $28,977,180
2France $23,285,204
3Mexico $22,887,441
4The Netherlands $18,479,578
5Singapore $16,738,359
6Belgium $16,639,161
7China $15,091,582
8Germany $14,815,977
9Japan $14,693,403
10Australia $12,696,404

January – December 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 of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston fell 40.31 percent compared to last year to $43.48 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 23.33 percent compared to last year to $24.97 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 31.93 percent compared to last year to $22.33 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 3.24 percent compared to last year to $18.48 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 19.98 percent compared to last year to $17.5 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 $3.71 million, 11.34 percent, (10.17 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 France decreased $3.62 million, 13.46 percent, (8.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico decreased $331,721, 1.43 percent, (8.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 The Netherlands decreased $1.43 million, 7.19 percent, (6.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Singapore decreased $6.2 million, 27.04 percent, (5.88 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 38.74 percent of all these Quaternary ammonium salts, lecithins, etc. exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $110.37 million of the $284.87 million total.

All totaled, 44.5 percent of all these Quaternary ammonium salts, lecithins, etc. exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $126.76 million of the $284.87 million total