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

Imports: Acyclic hydrocarbons

Acyclic hydrocarbons, the No. 246 import by value totaled $93.62 million for the month of February, $243.69 million through February of 2019, and $1.68 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$164.2 M
2South Africa$24.29 M
3Brazil$12.31 M
4Belgium$5.75 M
5Taiwan$5.38 M
6South Korea$4.75 M
7The Netherlands$4.08 M
8China$3.84 M
9Niger$3.21 M
10Qatar$3.16 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $243.69 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $51,933,139
2International Falls, Minn. $45,110,799
3Port of Houston $36,382,357
4Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $36,019,926
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $19,507,976
6Port of New Orleans $7,877,608
7Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $7,238,671
8Port of Freeport, Texas $7,222,400
9Port of Port Lavaca, Texas $5,985,062
10Port of Port Arthur, Texas $5,722,819

U.S. imports of Acyclic hydrocarbons increased 3.12 percent through February to $243.69 million

U.S. imports of Acyclic hydrocarbons increased 3.12 percent from $236.31 million to $243.69 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 246 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 246 for the last full year with a total value of $1.68 billion, a $486.02 million, 40.87 percent increase from the 2017 total.

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

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

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $164,201,992
2South Africa $24,291,058
3Brazil $12,313,806
4Belgium $5,749,153
5Taiwan $5,380,605
6South Korea $4,752,502
7The Netherlands $4,083,538
8China $3,843,208
9Niger $3,211,682
10Qatar $3,158,643

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $125,883,926
2Detroit $125,567,956
3Duluth, Minn. $109,997,189
4Pembina, N.D. $41,847,370
5Buffalo $28,406,370
6New Orleans $20,648,511
7Seattle $13,343,234
8Great Falls, Mont. $12,847,242
9New York City $8,837,409
10Charleston $6,019,078

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 Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 0.32 percent compared to last year to $51.93 million.
  • International Falls, Minn. fell 33.7 percent compared to last year to $45.11 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 9.05 percent compared to last year to $36.38 million.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. rose 61.61 percent compared to last year to $36.02 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 258.12 percent compared to last year to $19.51 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 $869,649, 0.53 percent, (67.38 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 South Africa increased $8.54 million, 54.17 percent, (9.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Brazil increased $4.31 million, 53.87 percent, (5.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Belgium increased $1.29 million, 28.97 percent, (2.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Taiwan increased $3.02 million, 128.26 percent, (2.21 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 86.97 percent of all these Acyclic hydrocarbons imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $211.94 million of the $243.69 million total.

All totaled, 77.54 percent of all these Acyclic hydrocarbons imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $188.95 million of the $243.69 million total