Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through May 2020.

Imports: Acyclic alcohols

Acyclic alcohols, the No. 203 import by value totaled $147.34 million for the month of May, $697.4 million through May of 2020, and $1.95 billion for all of 2019, 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
1Trinidad and Tobago$148.14 M
2Canada$146.81 M
3Germany$59.34 M
4China$43.67 M
5India$26.75 M
6France$23.75 M
7The Netherlands$23.18 M
8Malaysia$22.42 M
9Norway$21.93 M
10Japan$20.56 M
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U.S. imports of Acyclic alcohols decreased 25.80 percent through May to $697.4 million

U.S. imports of Acyclic alcohols decreased 25.80 percent from $939.85 million to $697.4 million through the first five months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 203 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 185 for the last full year with a total value of $1.95 billion, a $749.97 million, 27.80 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Trinidad and Tobago, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 China and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. and No. 5 Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La..

In the last previous full 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 Port of Houston, No. 3 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D., No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port of Wilmington, N.C..

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 12.88 percent compared to last year to $118.51 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 32 percent compared to last year to $84.78 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 33.96 percent compared to last year to $81.92 million.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. fell 39.96 percent compared to last year to $73.78 million.
  • Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. rose 2.54 percent compared to last year to $33.95 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 Trinidad and Tobago decreased $54.13 million, 26.76 percent, (21.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $99.64 million, 40.43 percent, (21.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany decreased $12.98 million, 17.94 percent, (8.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $1.33 million, 2.95 percent, (6.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 India decreased $5.89 million, 18.05 percent, (3.84 percent market share).

All totaled, 60.9 percent of all these Acyclic alcohols imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $424.71 million of the $697.4 million total.

All totaled, 56.34 percent of all these Acyclic alcohols imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $392.94 million of the $697.4 million total