Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Imports: Misc. fatty acids

Misc. fatty acids, the No. 447 import by value totaled $35.9 million for the month of February, $87.99 million through February of 2020, and $613.91 million for all of 2019, 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$39.86 M
2Malaysia$23.17 M
3South Africa$6.58 M
4The Netherlands$5.01 M
5India$4.67 M
6Germany$2.32 M
7Japan$797,402
8Belgium$744,759
9Finland$710,507
10Guatemala$620,219
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $87.99 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New Orleans $17,801,540
2Port of Newark $16,308,996
3Port of Houston $16,213,224
4Port of Baltimore, Md. $12,170,714
5Port of Oakland, Calif. $3,056,168
6Port of Tacoma, Wash. $2,865,675
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $2,729,281
8Port of Los Angeles $2,501,804
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $2,434,034
10Port of Stockton, Calif. $2,271,814

U.S. imports of Misc. fatty acids decreased 7.78 percent through February to $87.99 million

U.S. imports of Misc. fatty acids decreased 7.78 percent from $95.42 million to $87.99 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 447 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 455 for the last full year with a total value of $613.91 million, a $125.11 million, 16.93 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Indonesia, No. 2 Malaysia, No. 3 South Africa, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Baltimore, Md. and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif..

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 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.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Indonesia $39,862,633
2Malaysia $23,169,630
3South Africa $6,584,060
4The Netherlands $5,007,967
5India $4,670,839
6Germany $2,316,847
7Japan $797,402
8Belgium $744,759
9Finland $710,507
10Guatemala $620,219

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $12,631,293
2Houston $9,937,805
3Baltimore $8,665,004
4New Orleans $5,821,438
5San Francisco $4,245,054
6Chicago $2,224,673
7Los Angeles $1,609,568
8Seattle $1,466,130
9Philadelphia $1,100,568
10Atlanta/Savannah $982,796

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 New Orleans rose 22.78 percent compared to last year to $17.8 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 34.05 percent compared to last year to $16.31 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 12.27 percent compared to last year to $16.21 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 69.6 percent compared to last year to $12.17 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 14.88 percent compared to last year to $3.06 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 increased $2.84 million, 7.67 percent, (45.3 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Malaysia decreased $7.73 million, 25.01 percent, (26.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Africa decreased $1.84 million, 21.85 percent, (7.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 The Netherlands increased $2.39 million, 91.41 percent, (5.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 India decreased $899,138, 16.14 percent, (5.31 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 90.12 percent of all these Misc. fatty acids imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $79.3 million of the $87.99 million total.

All totaled, 74.5 percent of all these Misc. fatty acids imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $65.55 million of the $87.99 million total