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

Imports: Acyclic alcohols

Acyclic alcohols, the No. 194 import by value totaled $147.46 million for the month of August, $1.41 billion through August of 2019, and $2.7 billion 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$373.74 M
2Trinidad and Tobago$296.11 M
3Germany$103.79 M
4China$73.21 M
5Equatorial Guinea$62.99 M
6India$52.62 M
7Malaysia$48.07 M
8Saudi Arabia$47.69 M
9Venezuela$37.87 M
10South Korea$32.66 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.41 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $216,315,233
2Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $181,193,125
3Port of Houston $178,729,514
4Port of New Orleans $174,704,587
5Port of Wilmington, N.C. $85,533,949
6International Falls, Minn. $73,996,660
7Port of Los Angeles $61,435,505
8Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. $51,258,313
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $41,423,986
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $41,338,238

U.S. imports of Acyclic alcohols decreased 23.32 percent through August to $1.41 billion

U.S. imports of Acyclic alcohols decreased 23.32 percent from $1.84 billion to $1.41 billion through the first eight 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 194 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 158 for the last full year with a total value of $2.7 billion, a $426.66 million, 18.78 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Trinidad and Tobago, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 China and No. 5 Equatorial Guinea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D., No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port of Wilmington, N.C..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Trinidad and Tobago, No. 3 Saudi Arabia, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D., No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Port of Wilmington, N.C. and No. 5 Port of Houston.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $373,737,736
2Trinidad and Tobago $296,106,014
3Germany $103,794,179
4China $73,207,816
5Equatorial Guinea $62,986,137
6India $52,615,785
7Malaysia $48,071,596
8Saudi Arabia $47,689,529
9Venezuela $37,865,689
10South Korea $32,660,089

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $136,789,806
2New Orleans $127,505,638
3Pembina, N.D. $101,232,976
4Wilmington $91,551,755
5Houston $91,021,375
6Duluth, Minn. $56,721,515
7Charleston $33,970,447
8Chicago $32,219,655
9Los Angeles $30,720,008
10Detroit $27,604,120

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 13.48 percent compared to last year to $216.32 million.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. fell 15.34 percent compared to last year to $181.19 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 18.36 percent compared to last year to $178.73 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 23.57 percent compared to last year to $174.7 million.
  • Port of Wilmington, N.C. fell 59.63 percent compared to last year to $85.53 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. imports from No. 1 Canada decreased $94.52 million, 20.19 percent, (26.43 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Trinidad and Tobago decreased $44.89 million, 13.17 percent, (20.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany decreased $31.46 million, 23.26 percent, (7.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $35.37 million, 32.57 percent, (5.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Equatorial Guinea decreased $32.25 million, 33.86 percent, (4.45 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 64.33 percent of all these Acyclic alcohols imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $909.83 million of the $1.41 billion total.

All totaled, 59.15 percent of all these Acyclic alcohols imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $836.48 million of the $1.41 billion total