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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Imports: Ethyl alcohol

Ethyl alcohol, the No. 433 import by value totaled $87.64 million for the month of October, $550.73 million through October of 2018, and $682.53 million for all of 2017, 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$461.67 M
2Canada$41.27 M
3Guatemala$17.77 M
4South Africa$12.14 M
5Argentina$3.49 M
6Australia$2.8 M
7Georgia$2.76 M
8Italy$2.48 M
9Chile$1.08 M
10Mexico$805,334
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $550.73 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $334,705,027
2Selby Marine Terminal, Calif. $82,091,798
3Port of Los Angeles $29,569,894
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $20,667,098
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $17,530,792
6Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $15,121,582
7Port of Newark $9,619,329
8Port of Virginia $8,032,361
9Port of Oakland, Calif. $6,847,387
10Port of Wilmington, N.C. $5,459,120

U.S. imports of Ethyl alcohol decreased 1.75 percent through October to $550.73 million

U.S. imports of Ethyl alcohol decreased 1.75 percent from $560.52 million to $550.73 million through the first 10 months of 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 433 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 414 for the last full year with a total value of $682.53 million, a $173.41 million, 34.06 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Brazil, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Guatemala, No. 4 South Africa and No. 5 Argentina. 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.

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Brazil $461,665,408
2Canada $41,273,460
3Guatemala $17,772,747
4South Africa $12,139,337
5Argentina $3,489,472
6Australia $2,798,943
7Georgia $2,757,256
8Italy $2,484,253
9Chile $1,079,068
10Mexico $805,334

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $92,470,459
2Buffalo $4,319,843
3Detroit $3,582,574
4San Juan $3,478,801
5New York City $2,440,972
6Wilmington $1,847,954
7Norfolk $835,735
8San Francisco $656,212
9Cleveland $529,725
10New Orleans $446,650

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston fell 2.36 percent compared to last year to $334.71 million.
  • Selby Marine Terminal, Calif. fell 20.69 percent compared to last year to $82.09 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 231.31 percent compared to last year to $29.57 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 7.82 percent compared to last year to $20.67 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 6.05 percent compared to last year to $17.53 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 $14.11 million, 2.96 percent, (83.83 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $715,836, 1.76 percent, (7.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Guatemala increased $853,791, 5.05 percent, (3.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Africa increased $1.48 million, 13.91 percent, (2.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Argentina increased $109,153, 3.23 percent, (0.63 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 97.39 percent of all these Ethyl alcohol imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $536.34 million of the $550.73 million total.

All totaled, 87.99 percent of all these Ethyl alcohol imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $484.56 million of the $550.73 million total