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

Imports: Oils derived from high temperature coal tar

Oils derived from high temperature coal tar, the No. 502 import by value totaled $48.69 million for the month of October, $374.78 million through October of 2018, and $411.59 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
1Canada$83.34 M
2Brazil$37.62 M
3Japan$30.54 M
4Denmark$28 M
5Belgium$27.83 M
6United Kingdom$25.34 M
7The Netherlands$24.36 M
8South Africa$23.58 M
9Saudi Arabia$19.35 M
10Argentina$15.86 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $374.78 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $201,359,322
2Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. $53,844,313
3Port of New Orleans $42,958,174
4International Falls, Minn. $14,172,233
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $13,011,268
6Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $12,904,700
7Port of Galveston, Texas $7,735,225
8Port of Texas City, Texas $6,252,248
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $5,562,920
10Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $5,456,852

U.S. imports of Oils derived from high temperature coal tar increased 2.29 percent through October to $374.78 million

U.S. imports of Oils derived from high temperature coal tar increased 2.29 percent from $366.38 million to $374.78 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 502 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 494 for the last full year with a total value of $411.59 million, a $25.2 million, 6.52 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Denmark and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La., No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 International Falls, Minn. and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Denmark. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La., No. 4 International Falls, Minn. and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $83,341,336
2Brazil $37,623,975
3Japan $30,539,082
4Denmark $27,997,175
5Belgium $27,829,861
6United Kingdom $25,344,752
7The Netherlands $24,363,703
8South Africa $23,580,374
9Saudi Arabia $19,346,810
10Argentina $15,860,686

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $34,387,908
2Houston $11,882,621
3Duluth, Minn. $2,762,610
4Pembina, N.D. $2,665,963
5Detroit $2,643,542
6Buffalo $831,204
7Ogdensburg, N.Y. $772,415
8New York City $628,668
9Atlanta/Savannah $397,503
10Laredo $212,513

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 rose 32.69 percent compared to last year to $201.36 million.
  • Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. rose 31.85 percent compared to last year to $53.84 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 19.97 percent compared to last year to $42.96 million.
  • International Falls, Minn. fell 34.88 percent compared to last year to $14.17 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 20.12 percent compared to last year to $13.01 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 Canada increased $9.93 million, 13.52 percent, (22.24 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Brazil increased $33.17 million, 744.49 percent, (10.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $20.69 million, 209.93 percent, (8.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Denmark increased $1.2 million, 4.46 percent, (7.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Belgium decreased $5.89 million, 17.46 percent, (7.43 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 55.32 percent of all these Oils derived from high temperature coal tar imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $207.33 million of the $374.78 million total.

All totaled, 86.81 percent of all these Oils derived from high temperature coal tar imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $325.35 million of the $374.78 million total