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

Exports: Quaternary ammonium salts, lecithins, etc.

Quaternary ammonium salts, lecithins, etc., the No. 457 export by value totaled $28.51 million for the month of December, $356.23 million through December 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
1Canada$32.68 M
2Brazil$32.36 M
3France$26.91 M
4China$23.87 M
5Mexico$23.22 M
6Singapore$22.94 M
7The Netherlands$19.91 M
8Germany$12.48 M
9Japan$12.11 M
10Taiwan$10.66 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $356.23 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $72,853,082
2Port of Los Angeles $32,796,483
3Port of New Orleans $32,569,244
4Port of Virginia $21,871,172
5Port of Long Beach $21,016,736
6Port Laredo $17,897,409
7Port of Tacoma, Wash. $16,443,871
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $16,323,098
9Port of New York $13,901,666
10Port of Charleston $11,387,463

U.S. exports of Quaternary ammonium salts, lecithins, etc. increased 25.31 percent through December to $356.23 million

U.S. exports of Quaternary ammonium salts, lecithins, etc. increased 25.31 percent from $284.29 million to $356.23 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 457 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 489 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 December of this 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.

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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $32,684,240
2Brazil $32,355,740
3France $26,907,268
4China $23,872,950
5Mexico $23,219,162
6Singapore $22,940,682
7The Netherlands $19,910,316
8Germany $12,476,430
9Japan $12,114,483
10Taiwan $10,661,748

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LOS ANGELES, CA $31,087,874
2HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $24,113,452
3NEW ORLEANS, LA $16,946,328
4NORFOLK, VA $11,832,764
5SEATTLE, WA $11,318,066
6DETROIT, MI $11,034,762
7LAREDO, TX $10,233,946
8NEW YORK CITY, NY $7,926,552
9MOBILE, AL $6,773,630
10CHARLESTON, SC $4,770,982

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 rose 70.9 percent compared to last year to $72.85 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 57.82 percent compared to last year to $32.8 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 37.05 percent compared to last year to $32.57 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 16.99 percent compared to last year to $21.87 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 2.14 percent compared to last year to $21.02 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 increased $3.68 million, 12.68 percent, (9.18 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Brazil increased $19.23 million, 146.42 percent, (9.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 France increased $8.21 million, 43.9 percent, (7.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China increased $7.23 million, 43.45 percent, (6.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Mexico decreased $569,210, 2.39 percent, (6.52 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 39.03 percent of all these Quaternary ammonium salts, lecithins, etc. exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $139.04 million of the $356.23 million total.

All totaled, 50.84 percent of all these Quaternary ammonium salts, lecithins, etc. exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $181.11 million of the $356.23 million total