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

Imports: Acyclic alcohols

Acyclic alcohols, the No. 160 import by value totaled $221.3 million for the month of October, $2.28 billion through October of 2018, and $2.27 billion 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$595.96 M
2Trinidad and Tobago$384.95 M
3Saudi Arabia$220.83 M
4Germany$167.28 M
5China$133.09 M
6Venezuela$124.82 M
7Equatorial Guinea$108.09 M
8Malaysia$87.17 M
9India$74.7 M
10France$39.29 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.28 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $314,118,438
2Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $274,435,917
3Port of New Orleans $267,264,847
4Port of Houston $261,872,113
5Port of Wilmington, N.C. $256,729,631
6International Falls, Minn. $135,819,254
7Port of Charleston $99,993,833
8Port of Los Angeles $96,119,511
9Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. $72,969,483
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $61,722,703

U.S. imports of Acyclic alcohols increased 20.61 percent through October to $2.28 billion

U.S. imports of Acyclic alcohols increased 20.61 percent from $1.89 billion to $2.28 billion 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 160 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 173 for the last full year with a total value of $2.27 billion, a $496.47 million, 27.97 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading 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 Houston 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 Venezuela. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D., No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Wilmington, N.C..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $595,960,674
2Trinidad and Tobago $384,946,067
3Saudi Arabia $220,830,679
4Germany $167,278,591
5China $133,094,394
6Venezuela $124,824,944
7Equatorial Guinea $108,092,701
8Malaysia $87,166,569
9India $74,701,981
10France $39,293,308

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $65,038,058
2New Orleans $64,972,335
3Houston $54,077,305
4Pembina, N.D. $52,951,091
5Wilmington $47,723,077
6Duluth, Minn. $23,346,684
7Chicago $18,303,412
8Charleston $14,941,298
9Los Angeles $14,193,200
10Detroit $13,386,056

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 Newark rose 23.43 percent compared to last year to $314.12 million.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. rose 13.45 percent compared to last year to $274.44 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 0.32 percent compared to last year to $267.26 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 21.87 percent compared to last year to $261.87 million.
  • Port of Wilmington, N.C. rose 40.48 percent compared to last year to $256.73 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 increased $84.04 million, 16.42 percent, (26.19 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Trinidad and Tobago increased $55.78 million, 16.95 percent, (16.92 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Saudi Arabia increased $58.87 million, 36.35 percent, (9.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $39.16 million, 30.56 percent, (7.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China increased $54.34 million, 69 percent, (5.85 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 66.02 percent of all these Acyclic alcohols imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $1.5 billion of the $2.28 billion total.

All totaled, 60.41 percent of all these Acyclic alcohols imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $1.37 billion of the $2.28 billion total