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

Exports: Tall oil, or liquid rosin

Tall oil, or liquid rosin, the No. 660 export by value totaled $12.75 million for the month of October, $120.52 million through October of 2018, and $132.86 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
1Finland$26.86 M
2Japan$23.8 M
3Sweden$18.77 M
4France$13.49 M
5China$11.44 M
6South Africa$5.6 M
7The Netherlands$4.05 M
8Canada$3.6 M
9South Korea$3.51 M
10Malaysia$984,835
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $120.52 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $35,278,416
2Port of Mobile, Ala. $34,066,366
3Port of New Orleans $22,972,755
4Port of Charleston $14,451,577
5Port of Houston $6,243,325
6Port of Wilmington, N.C. $2,035,813
7Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $843,288
8Port of Long Beach $800,659
9Port Laredo $768,342
10International Falls, Minn. $710,149

U.S. exports of Tall oil, or liquid rosin increased 10.80 percent through October to $120.52 million

U.S. exports of Tall oil, or liquid rosin increased 10.80 percent from $108.78 million to $120.52 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 660 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 672 for the last full year with a total value of $132.86 million, a $13.02 million, 10.87 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Finland, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Sweden, No. 4 France and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Mobile, Ala., No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port of Houston.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Sweden, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Finland, No. 4 China and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Mobile, Ala., No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port of Houston.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Finland $26,857,717
2Japan $23,797,390
3Sweden $18,774,601
4France $13,486,150
5China $11,443,745
6South Africa $5,599,940
7The Netherlands $4,049,204
8Canada $3,595,899
9South Korea $3,508,149
10Malaysia $984,835

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Mobile $6,473,658
2New Orleans $5,838,941
3Atlanta/Savannah $3,385,442
4Charleston $2,999,914
5Wilmington $2,035,813
6Houston $712,996
7Pembina, N.D. $302,948
8Laredo $213,323
9Detroit $200,224
10Great Falls, Mont. $150,618

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 Savannah, Ga. rose 25.63 percent compared to last year to $35.28 million.
  • Port of Mobile, Ala. rose 26.03 percent compared to last year to $34.07 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 2.26 percent compared to last year to $22.97 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 20.45 percent compared to last year to $14.45 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 34.6 percent compared to last year to $6.24 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 Finland increased $4.3 million, 19.07 percent, (22.28 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Japan increased $191,868, 0.81 percent, (19.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Sweden decreased $6.75 million, 26.46 percent, (15.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 France increased $6.12 million, 83.03 percent, (11.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China increased $1.14 million, 11.05 percent, (9.5 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 78.29 percent of all these Tall oil, or liquid rosin exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $94.36 million of the $120.52 million total.

All totaled, 93.77 percent of all these Tall oil, or liquid rosin exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $113.01 million of the $120.52 million total