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

Imports: Ethyl alcohol

Ethyl alcohol, the No. 480 import by value totaled $43.83 million for the month of February, $83.49 million through February of 2019, and $671.45 million 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
1Brazil$65.09 M
2Canada$10.81 M
3South Africa$2.52 M
4Guatemala$2.2 M
5Argentina$974,382
6Italy$338,950
7The Netherlands$321,122
8Mexico$256,422
9Chile$243,586
10Australia$238,143
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $83.49 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $64,003,874
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $5,594,195
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $4,493,678
4Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $2,207,884
5Port of Newark $1,495,100
6Port of Wilmington, N.C. $1,366,565
7Port of Oakland, Calif. $1,065,371
8Port of Virginia $720,969
9Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $653,998
10Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $381,060

U.S. imports of Ethyl alcohol decreased 24.99 percent through February to $83.49 million

U.S. imports of Ethyl alcohol decreased 24.99 percent from $111.31 million to $83.49 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 480 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 418 for the last full year with a total value of $671.45 million, a $11.08 million, 1.62 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Brazil, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 South Africa, No. 4 Guatemala and No. 5 Argentina. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Brazil, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 South Africa, No. 4 Guatemala and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Selby Marine Terminal, Calif., No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Brazil $65,094,260
2Canada $10,811,256
3South Africa $2,517,385
4Guatemala $2,195,376
5Argentina $974,382
6Italy $338,950
7The Netherlands $321,122
8Mexico $256,422
9Chile $243,586
10Australia $238,143

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $155,888,806
2San Francisco $37,869,568
3Detroit $8,453,009
4Buffalo $7,968,313
5San Juan $4,992,385
6New York City $4,373,480
7Los Angeles $3,562,737
8Wilmington $3,004,963
9Norfolk $1,715,751
10Jacksonville/Tampa $1,458,713

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 30.78 percent compared to last year to $64 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 65.36 percent compared to last year to $5.59 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 4.02 percent compared to last year to $4.49 million.
  • Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico fell 36.53 percent compared to last year to $2.21 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 34.98 percent compared to last year to $1.5 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 Brazil decreased $28.85 million, 30.71 percent, (77.96 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $2.5 million, 30.04 percent, (12.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Africa decreased $1.01 million, 28.6 percent, (3.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Guatemala decreased $1.01 million, 31.55 percent, (2.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Argentina increased $676,326, 226.91 percent, (1.17 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 97.72 percent of all these Ethyl alcohol imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $81.59 million of the $83.49 million total.

All totaled, 93.18 percent of all these Ethyl alcohol imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $77.79 million of the $83.49 million total