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

Exports: Quaternary ammonium salts, lecithins, etc.

Quaternary ammonium salts, lecithins, etc., the No. 486 export by value totaled $20.56 million for the month of July, $173.97 million through July 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$17.73 M
2France$14.75 M
3Mexico$13.5 M
4The Netherlands$13.35 M
5Singapore$10.6 M
6Germany$9.16 M
7China$9.07 M
8Australia$8.66 M
9Japan$8.61 M
10Belgium$6.72 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $173.97 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $25,291,909
2Port of New Orleans $16,007,747
3Port of Los Angeles $13,355,253
4Port of Charleston $11,401,021
5Port of Virginia $11,277,082
6Port Laredo $10,870,591
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $10,026,305
8Port of Tacoma, Wash. $8,531,229
9Port of New York $7,816,192
10Port of Long Beach $6,355,550

U.S. exports of Quaternary ammonium salts, lecithins, etc. decreased 16.42 percent through July to $173.97 million

U.S. exports of Quaternary ammonium salts, lecithins, etc. decreased 16.42 percent from $208.14 million to $173.97 million through the first seven 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 486 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 453 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 July of this year 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 of Charleston and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Brazil, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 France, No. 4 The Netherlands 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $17,726,606
2France $14,750,404
3Mexico $13,501,426
4The Netherlands $13,347,383
5Singapore $10,595,681
6Germany $9,164,872
7China $9,067,724
8Australia $8,655,483
9Japan $8,613,217
10Belgium $6,716,304

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston fell 41.55 percent compared to last year to $25.29 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 16.15 percent compared to last year to $16.01 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 27.46 percent compared to last year to $13.36 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 181.77 percent compared to last year to $11.4 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 17.01 percent compared to last year to $11.28 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 $1.83 million, 9.34 percent, (10.19 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 France increased $20,644, 0.14 percent, (8.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico increased $953,881, 7.6 percent, (7.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 The Netherlands decreased $740,294, 5.25 percent, (7.67 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Singapore decreased $2.36 million, 18.21 percent, (6.09 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 40.19 percent of all these Quaternary ammonium salts, lecithins, etc. exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $69.92 million of the $173.97 million total.

All totaled, 44.45 percent of all these Quaternary ammonium salts, lecithins, etc. exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $77.33 million of the $173.97 million total