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

Imports: Cyclic hydrocarbons

Cyclic hydrocarbons, the No. 179 import by value totaled $213.89 million for the month of August, $1.59 billion through August 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$428.97 M
2South Korea$420.98 M
3Japan$164.18 M
4The Netherlands$118.4 M
5Brazil$74 M
6Taiwan$69.66 M
7India$55.34 M
8Belgium$40.48 M
9Turkey$34.79 M
10Mexico$23.61 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.59 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $567,413,886
2Port of Charleston $284,237,045
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $194,798,313
4Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. $192,188,731
5Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $98,586,012
6Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $43,179,118
7International Falls, Minn. $28,831,262
8Port of Kalama, Wash. $24,151,532
9Port of Freeport, Texas $21,533,627
10Port of Corpus Christi, Texas $17,314,180

U.S. imports of Cyclic hydrocarbons decreased 24.82 percent through August to $1.59 billion

U.S. imports of Cyclic hydrocarbons decreased 24.82 percent from $2.11 billion to $1.59 billion through the first eight 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 179 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 138 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 August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 Brazil. 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 The Netherlands and No. 5 Brazil. 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 – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $428,973,430
2South Korea $420,983,137
3Japan $164,175,047
4The Netherlands $118,403,860
5Brazil $73,999,795
6Taiwan $69,661,623
7India $55,338,713
8Belgium $40,482,328
9Turkey $34,794,762
10Mexico $23,609,895

January – August 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 eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston fell 25.86 percent compared to last year to $567.41 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 8.9 percent compared to last year to $284.24 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 22.23 percent compared to last year to $194.8 million.
  • Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. fell 34.18 percent compared to last year to $192.19 million.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. fell 24.09 percent compared to last year to $98.59 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 $140.27 million, 24.64 percent, (27.06 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 South Korea decreased $169.03 million, 28.65 percent, (26.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan decreased $43.69 million, 21.02 percent, (10.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 The Netherlands increased $12.08 million, 11.36 percent, (7.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Brazil decreased $24.81 million, 25.11 percent, (4.67 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 76.11 percent of all these Cyclic hydrocarbons imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $1.21 billion of the $1.59 billion total.

All totaled, 84.36 percent of all these Cyclic hydrocarbons imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $1.34 billion of the $1.59 billion total