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

Imports: Cyclic hydrocarbons

Cyclic hydrocarbons, the No. 177 import by value totaled $234.93 million for the month of February, $397.08 million through February of 2019, and $2.88 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$106.61 M
2South Korea$57.21 M
3Japan$55.54 M
4The Netherlands$35.82 M
5India$20.42 M
6Brazil$19.48 M
7Saudi Arabia$17.8 M
8Belgium$17.59 M
9Taiwan$12.66 M
10France$12.54 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $397.08 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $143,560,635
2Port of Charleston $93,245,307
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $44,572,618
4Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. $29,056,546
5Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $24,803,330
6Port of Wilmington, N.C. $13,622,981
7Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $10,049,397
8International Falls, Minn. $7,824,789
9Port of Kalama, Wash. $6,575,402
10Port of Freeport, Texas $3,908,870

U.S. imports of Cyclic hydrocarbons decreased 18.72 percent through February to $397.08 million

U.S. imports of Cyclic hydrocarbons decreased 18.72 percent from $488.54 million to $397.08 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 177 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 145 for the last full year with a total value of $2.88 billion, a $354.88 million, 14.05 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. and No. 5 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 South Korea, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La., No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D..

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $106,606,659
2South Korea $57,208,724
3Japan $55,542,423
4The Netherlands $35,822,295
5India $20,423,819
6Brazil $19,479,385
7Saudi Arabia $17,796,134
8Belgium $17,587,245
9Taiwan $12,655,744
10France $12,535,363

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $322,701,156
2Detroit $110,479,028
3New Orleans $85,147,799
4Charleston $73,048,959
5Pembina, N.D. $60,561,546
6Seattle $28,221,224
7Duluth, Minn. $25,488,860
8Wilmington $16,158,627
9Portland/Columbia-Snake River $14,042,659
10New York City $9,757,790

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 20.98 percent compared to last year to $143.56 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 57.5 percent compared to last year to $93.25 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 21.33 percent compared to last year to $44.57 million.
  • Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. fell 51.95 percent compared to last year to $29.06 million.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. fell 26.34 percent compared to last year to $24.8 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 $25.83 million, 19.5 percent, (26.85 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 South Korea decreased $91.18 million, 61.45 percent, (14.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $17.85 million, 47.36 percent, (13.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 The Netherlands increased $9.06 million, 33.84 percent, (9.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 India increased $17.97 million, 733.93 percent, (5.14 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 69.41 percent of all these Cyclic hydrocarbons imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $275.6 million of the $397.08 million total.

All totaled, 84.43 percent of all these Cyclic hydrocarbons imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $335.24 million of the $397.08 million total