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

Imports: Misc. fatty acids

Misc. fatty acids, the No. 456 import by value totaled $49 million for the month of March, $144.42 million through March 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$50.9 M
2Malaysia$49.19 M
3South Africa$13.82 M
4India$8.13 M
5Germany$6.06 M
6The Netherlands$3.66 M
7Saudi Arabia$1.81 M
8China$1.52 M
9Japan$1.5 M
10Belgium$1.29 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $144.42 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $32,309,779
2Port of Newark $31,911,192
3Port of New Orleans $20,052,434
4Port of Baltimore, Md. $12,543,441
5Port of Los Angeles $7,452,835
6Chicago O’Hare International Airport $6,178,055
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $6,142,276
8Port of Stockton, Calif. $5,539,499
9Port of Tacoma, Wash. $4,090,511
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $3,848,128

U.S. imports of Misc. fatty acids decreased 34.29 percent through March to $144.42 million

U.S. imports of Misc. fatty acids decreased 34.29 percent from $219.78 million to $144.42 million through the first three 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 456 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 360 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 March 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 India, No. 4 South Africa 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 – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Indonesia $50,899,044
2Malaysia $49,189,121
3South Africa $13,817,913
4India $8,130,637
5Germany $6,057,749
6The Netherlands $3,660,354
7Saudi Arabia $1,812,826
8China $1,517,471
9Japan $1,501,352
10Belgium $1,292,861

January – March 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 three months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston fell 47.24 percent compared to last year to $32.31 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 21.69 percent compared to last year to $31.91 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 52.49 percent compared to last year to $20.05 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 50.06 percent compared to last year to $12.54 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 19.42 percent compared to last year to $7.45 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 $41.54 million, 44.94 percent, (35.24 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Malaysia decreased $22.8 million, 31.67 percent, (34.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Africa increased $305,198, 2.26 percent, (9.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India decreased $7.27 million, 47.2 percent, (5.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany decreased $2.26 million, 27.13 percent, (4.19 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 88.7 percent of all these Misc. fatty acids imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $128.09 million of the $144.42 million total.

All totaled, 72.2 percent of all these Misc. fatty acids imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $104.27 million of the $144.42 million total