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

Imports: Oils derived from high temperature coal tar

Oils derived from high temperature coal tar, the No. 605 import by value totaled $16.1 million for the month of August, $199.74 million through August of 2019, and $418.48 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
1Canada$52.85 M
2South Africa$22.32 M
3The Netherlands$18.14 M
4Belgium$17.07 M
5Brazil$15.77 M
6Denmark$14.26 M
7United Kingdom$12.76 M
8Mexico$7.23 M
9Latvia$6.95 M
10Argentina$6.33 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $199.74 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $102,036,423
2Port of New Orleans $29,815,546
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $13,206,325
4Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. $10,566,238
5Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $9,892,290
6International Falls, Minn. $5,698,285
7Port of Port Lavaca, Texas $5,360,000
8Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $4,863,469
9Port of Newark $4,843,438
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $4,760,531

U.S. imports of Oils derived from high temperature coal tar decreased 34.49 percent through August to $199.74 million

U.S. imports of Oils derived from high temperature coal tar decreased 34.49 percent from $304.91 million to $199.74 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 605 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 493 for the last full year with a total value of $418.48 million, a $6.89 million, 1.67 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 South Africa, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 Belgium and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. and No. 5 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Denmark, No. 4 United Kingdom 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 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D..

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $52,854,077
2South Africa $22,320,509
3The Netherlands $18,138,947
4Belgium $17,067,846
5Brazil $15,767,070
6Denmark $14,257,106
7United Kingdom $12,758,539
8Mexico $7,225,728
9Latvia $6,950,333
10Argentina $6,331,420

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $41,818,742
2Houston $35,840,443
3Duluth, Minn. $5,729,303
4Detroit $5,558,272
5Pembina, N.D. $5,238,233
6Buffalo $1,890,796
7Ogdensburg, N.Y. $1,480,906
8New York City $1,099,978
9Chicago $761,591
10Atlanta/Savannah $720,697

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 35.98 percent compared to last year to $102.04 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 11.46 percent compared to last year to $29.82 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 60.11 percent compared to last year to $13.21 million.
  • Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. fell 78.65 percent compared to last year to $10.57 million.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. fell 0.62 percent compared to last year to $9.89 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 decreased $13.78 million, 20.68 percent, (26.46 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 South Africa increased $507,045, 2.32 percent, (11.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 The Netherlands decreased $1.39 million, 7.11 percent, (9.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Belgium decreased $5.69 million, 25 percent, (8.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Brazil decreased $6.96 million, 30.62 percent, (7.89 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 63.16 percent of all these Oils derived from high temperature coal tar imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $126.15 million of the $199.74 million total.

All totaled, 82.87 percent of all these Oils derived from high temperature coal tar imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $165.52 million of the $199.74 million total