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

Exports: Tall oil, or liquid rosin

Tall oil, or liquid rosin, the No. 659 export by value totaled $18.56 million for the month of March, $34.73 million through March of 2019, and $143.84 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
1Finland$6.64 M
2Sweden$6.58 M
3Japan$6.3 M
4France$5.08 M
5China$2.95 M
6The Netherlands$2.19 M
7South Africa$1.96 M
8South Korea$647,415
9Canada$476,528
10Brazil$468,882
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $34.73 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $11,779,051
2Port of Mobile, Ala. $9,194,468
3Port of New Orleans $6,273,658
4Port of Houston $3,311,045
5Port of Charleston $2,898,053
6Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $402,306
7Port Laredo $243,396
8Pharr International Bridge in Texas $144,958
9Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $136,197
10International Falls, Minn. $116,477

U.S. exports of Tall oil, or liquid rosin increased 3.88 percent through March to $34.73 million

U.S. exports of Tall oil, or liquid rosin increased 3.88 percent from $33.44 million to $34.73 million through the first three 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 659 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 662 for the last full year with a total value of $143.84 million, a $10.98 million, 8.26 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Finland, No. 2 Sweden, No. 3 Japan, 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 Houston and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

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

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Finland $6,635,204
2Sweden $6,579,093
3Japan $6,302,615
4France $5,083,358
5China $2,953,830
6The Netherlands $2,192,644
7South Africa $1,955,595
8South Korea $647,415
9Canada $476,528
10Brazil $468,882

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Mobile $16,949,136
2Atlanta/Savannah $9,739,207
3New Orleans $9,339,025
4Charleston $4,813,456
5Wilmington $2,035,813
6Houston $1,225,153
7Laredo $415,981
8Pembina, N.D. $362,856
9Detroit $277,402
10Duluth, Minn. $201,795

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first three months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 24.87 percent compared to last year to $11.78 million.
  • Port of Mobile, Ala. rose 42.03 percent compared to last year to $9.19 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 25.34 percent compared to last year to $6.27 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 321.13 percent compared to last year to $3.31 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 40.65 percent compared to last year to $2.9 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 decreased $640,360, 8.8 percent, (19.1 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Sweden increased $2.28 million, 52.87 percent, (18.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan decreased $2.12 million, 25.14 percent, (18.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 France increased $3.05 million, 149.7 percent, (14.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China decreased $294,405, 9.06 percent, (8.5 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 79.33 percent of all these Tall oil, or liquid rosin exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $27.55 million of the $34.73 million total.

All totaled, 96.32 percent of all these Tall oil, or liquid rosin exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $33.46 million of the $34.73 million total