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

Imports: Misc. fatty acids

Misc. fatty acids, the No. 432 import by value totaled $49.42 million for the month of July, $377.59 million through July of 2019, and $739.03 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
1Indonesia$139.26 M
2Malaysia$123.94 M
3South Africa$41.63 M
4India$20.06 M
5Germany$16.89 M
6The Netherlands$8.72 M
7Japan$4.01 M
8Belgium$3.37 M
9Saudi Arabia$3.33 M
10China$2.68 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $377.59 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $98,988,972
2Port of Newark $74,649,614
3Port of New Orleans $61,210,628
4Port of Baltimore, Md. $33,251,968
5Port of Los Angeles $14,907,324
6Chicago O’Hare International Airport $13,497,812
7Port of Stockton, Calif. $11,447,352
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $11,107,363
9Port of Oakland, Calif. $11,076,968
10Port of Virginia $10,773,177

U.S. imports of Misc. fatty acids decreased 20.71 percent through July to $377.59 million

U.S. imports of Misc. fatty acids decreased 20.71 percent from $476.18 million to $377.59 million through the first seven 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 432 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 386 for the last full year with a total value of $739.03 million, a $29.08 million, 4.10 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Indonesia, No. 2 Malaysia, No. 3 South Africa, No. 4 India and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Port of Baltimore, Md. and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Indonesia, No. 2 Malaysia, No. 3 South Africa, No. 4 India and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Port of Baltimore, Md. and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Indonesia $139,264,889
2Malaysia $123,935,385
3South Africa $41,632,549
4India $20,058,119
5Germany $16,893,350
6The Netherlands $8,720,895
7Japan $4,007,770
8Belgium $3,368,070
9Saudi Arabia $3,326,269
10China $2,683,647

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $57,648,603
2New York City $49,058,330
3New Orleans $43,018,400
4Baltimore $28,192,905
5San Francisco $16,981,936
6Chicago $13,960,309
7Los Angeles $7,330,819
8Seattle $6,611,465
9Atlanta/Savannah $6,467,202
10Charleston $3,980,873

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston fell 31.13 percent compared to last year to $98.99 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 18.49 percent compared to last year to $74.65 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 27.38 percent compared to last year to $61.21 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 13.14 percent compared to last year to $33.25 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 8.73 percent compared to last year to $14.91 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 Indonesia decreased $41.45 million, 22.94 percent, (36.88 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Malaysia decreased $27.78 million, 18.31 percent, (32.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Africa increased $6.36 million, 18.03 percent, (11.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India decreased $8.13 million, 28.84 percent, (5.31 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany decreased $6.24 million, 26.98 percent, (4.47 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 90.52 percent of all these Misc. fatty acids imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $341.78 million of the $377.59 million total.

All totaled, 74.95 percent of all these Misc. fatty acids imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $283.01 million of the $377.59 million total