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

Exports: Tall oil, or liquid rosin

Tall oil, or liquid rosin, the No. 649 export by value totaled $11.07 million for the month of July, $86.86 million through July 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
1Japan$21.11 M
2Finland$15.99 M
3Sweden$15.84 M
4France$10.96 M
5China$7.15 M
6The Netherlands$4.46 M
7South Africa$3.64 M
8Canada$1.71 M
9South Korea$1.65 M
10Mexico$1.07 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $86.86 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $30,685,948
2Port of Mobile, Ala. $20,842,547
3Port of New Orleans $13,977,453
4Port of Houston $11,279,123
5Port of Charleston $6,308,683
6Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $931,339
7Port Laredo $554,780
8Pharr International Bridge in Texas $510,448
9Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $425,554
10Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $383,298

U.S. exports of Tall oil, or liquid rosin increased 1.10 percent through July to $86.86 million

U.S. exports of Tall oil, or liquid rosin increased 1.10 percent from $85.92 million to $86.86 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 649 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 655 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 July of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Finland, 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 Houston and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Finland, No. 2 Japan, 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $21,105,436
2Finland $15,992,506
3Sweden $15,838,538
4France $10,963,525
5China $7,145,135
6The Netherlands $4,459,521
7South Africa $3,638,041
8Canada $1,706,033
9South Korea $1,648,928
10Mexico $1,072,761

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 16.31 percent compared to last year to $30.69 million.
  • Port of Mobile, Ala. fell 9.66 percent compared to last year to $20.84 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 21.93 percent compared to last year to $13.98 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 385.47 percent compared to last year to $11.28 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 44.5 percent compared to last year to $6.31 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 Japan increased $3.16 million, 17.59 percent, (24.3 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Finland decreased $3.03 million, 15.92 percent, (18.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Sweden increased $3.38 million, 27.09 percent, (18.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 France increased $2.6 million, 31.15 percent, (12.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China decreased $1.38 million, 16.21 percent, (8.23 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 81.79 percent of all these Tall oil, or liquid rosin exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $71.05 million of the $86.86 million total.

All totaled, 95.66 percent of all these Tall oil, or liquid rosin exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $83.09 million of the $86.86 million total