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

Imports: Ethyl alcohol

Ethyl alcohol, the No. 427 import by value totaled $53.72 million for the month of August, $439.46 million through August 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$354 M
2Canada$45.99 M
3Guatemala$12.78 M
4South Africa$8.47 M
5Australia$5.71 M
6Argentina$4.57 M
7Italy$2.8 M
8The Netherlands$1.54 M
9Mexico$603,511
10Dominican Republic$595,271
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $439.46 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $176,767,609
2Selby Marine Terminal, Calif. $111,754,330
3Port of Los Angeles $41,762,442
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $24,389,948
5Port of Long Beach $22,670,409
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $18,445,107
7Port of Oakland, Calif. $12,509,186
8Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $7,828,421
9Port of Newark $6,443,306
10Port of Wilmington, N.C. $4,379,927

U.S. imports of Ethyl alcohol increased 3.06 percent through August to $439.46 million

U.S. imports of Ethyl alcohol increased 3.06 percent from $426.41 million to $439.46 million 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 427 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 439 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 August of this year the leading 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 of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

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 Georgia. 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 – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Brazil $353,998,544
2Canada $45,990,052
3Guatemala $12,784,090
4South Africa $8,465,282
5Australia $5,708,918
6Argentina $4,565,955
7Italy $2,803,810
8The Netherlands $1,537,581
9Mexico $603,511
10Dominican Republic $595,271

January – August 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 eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston fell 41.11 percent compared to last year to $176.77 million.
  • Selby Marine Terminal, Calif. rose 170.12 percent compared to last year to $111.75 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 40615 percent compared to last year to $41.76 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 45.27 percent compared to last year to $24.39 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 595.61 percent compared to last year to $22.67 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 increased $1.62 million, 0.46 percent, (80.55 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $12.12 million, 35.79 percent, (10.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Guatemala decreased $1.62 million, 11.27 percent, (2.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Africa decreased $1.68 million, 16.59 percent, (1.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Australia increased $2.98 million, 108.89 percent, (1.3 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 97.15 percent of all these Ethyl alcohol imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $426.95 million of the $439.46 million total.

All totaled, 85.87 percent of all these Ethyl alcohol imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $377.34 million of the $439.46 million total