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

Imports: Acyclic alcohols

Acyclic alcohols, the No. 189 import by value totaled $136.53 million for the month of February, $360.32 million through February 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$92.56 M
2Trinidad and Tobago$71.1 M
3Germany$32.7 M
4Venezuela$28.52 M
5China$16.83 M
6India$13.4 M
7Equatorial Guinea$13.27 M
8Saudi Arabia$12.34 M
9Malaysia$11.05 M
10Japan$10.36 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $360.32 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $50,696,040
2Port of Newark $50,277,556
3Port of New Orleans $48,525,400
4Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $46,683,698
5Port of Wilmington, N.C. $22,616,245
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $16,038,610
7International Falls, Minn. $15,700,092
8Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. $13,472,517
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $12,610,595
10Port of Los Angeles $12,058,346

U.S. imports of Acyclic alcohols decreased 14.16 percent through February to $360.32 million

U.S. imports of Acyclic alcohols decreased 14.16 percent from $419.74 million to $360.32 million through the first two 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 189 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 162 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 February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Trinidad and Tobago, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Venezuela and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. 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 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 – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $92,555,647
2Trinidad and Tobago $71,103,056
3Germany $32,704,105
4Venezuela $28,516,598
5China $16,832,680
6India $13,395,943
7Equatorial Guinea $13,273,667
8Saudi Arabia $12,336,534
9Malaysia $11,046,962
10Japan $10,363,844

January – February 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 two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston fell 0.09 percent compared to last year to $50.7 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 20.09 percent compared to last year to $50.28 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 7.84 percent compared to last year to $48.53 million.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. fell 11.54 percent compared to last year to $46.68 million.
  • Port of Wilmington, N.C. fell 52.56 percent compared to last year to $22.62 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 $8.1 million, 8.05 percent, (25.69 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Trinidad and Tobago decreased $4.44 million, 5.88 percent, (19.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $3.19 million, 10.82 percent, (9.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Venezuela increased $2.14 million, 8.11 percent, (7.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China decreased $3.99 million, 19.16 percent, (4.67 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 67.08 percent of all these Acyclic alcohols imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $241.71 million of the $360.32 million total.

All totaled, 60.72 percent of all these Acyclic alcohols imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $218.8 million of the $360.32 million total