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

Imports: Acyclic hydrocarbons

Acyclic hydrocarbons, the No. 265 import by value totaled $81.86 million for the month of May, $503.58 million through May of 2020, and $1.4 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
1Canada$370.14 M
2South Korea$34.15 M
3South Africa$34.08 M
4Brazil$15.9 M
5Belgium$12.64 M
6Germany$8.77 M
7Taiwan$6.88 M
8Japan$6.2 M
9The Netherlands$5.43 M
10Saudi Arabia$2.55 M
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U.S. imports of Acyclic hydrocarbons decreased 22.34 percent through May to $503.58 million

U.S. imports of Acyclic hydrocarbons decreased 22.34 percent from $648.43 million to $503.58 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 265 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 237 for the last full year with a total value of $1.4 billion, a $270.77 million, 16.16 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 South Africa, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 International Falls, Minn., No. 2 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D., No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Eastport, Idaho.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 South Africa, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Taiwan. The leading gateways were No. 1 International Falls, Minn., No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

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:

  • International Falls, Minn. rose 0.33 percent compared to last year to $133.94 million.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. rose 19.38 percent compared to last year to $105.57 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 28 percent compared to last year to $93.64 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 9.26 percent compared to last year to $86.35 million.
  • Port of Eastport, Idaho fell 26.92 percent compared to last year to $17.25 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 $74.66 million, 16.79 percent, (73.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 South Korea increased $16.89 million, 97.85 percent, (6.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Africa decreased $27.02 million, 44.22 percent, (6.77 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Brazil decreased $17.85 million, 52.9 percent, (3.16 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Belgium increased $677,696, 5.67 percent, (2.51 percent market share).

All totaled, 92.72 percent of all these Acyclic hydrocarbons imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $466.9 million of the $503.58 million total.

All totaled, 86.73 percent of all these Acyclic hydrocarbons imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $436.75 million of the $503.58 million total