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

Exports: Acrylic polymers

Acrylic polymers, the No. 162 export by value totaled $144.89 million for the month of August, $1.2 billion through August of 2019, and $1.91 billion 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 Markets

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$354.19 M
2Mexico$225.83 M
3China$67.27 M
4Brazil$66.38 M
5Belgium$51.16 M
6The Netherlands$40.16 M
7Thailand$31.16 M
8Germany$30.01 M
9Argentina$27.28 M
10South Korea$26.92 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.2 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $179,170,129
2Port of Houston $156,045,529
3International Falls, Minn. $105,066,543
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $93,004,198
5Port of New York $67,087,651
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $60,858,038
7Port of Virginia $59,943,266
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $59,183,096
9Port of Charleston $47,011,634
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $36,009,254

U.S. exports of Acrylic polymers decreased 6.75 percent through August to $1.2 billion

U.S. exports of Acrylic polymers decreased 6.75 percent from $1.28 billion to $1.2 billion 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 162 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 156 for the last full year with a total value of $1.91 billion, a $163 million, 9.34 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 International Falls, Minn., No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of New York.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Belgium and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 International Falls, Minn., No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of New York.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $354,185,932
2Mexico $225,827,320
3China $67,265,142
4Brazil $66,381,076
5Belgium $51,157,062
6The Netherlands $40,157,758
7Thailand $31,156,792
8Germany $30,009,749
9Argentina $27,276,688
10South Korea $26,924,615

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $103,182,477
2Houston $65,715,935
3Detroit $50,461,432
4Los Angeles $45,413,915
5New York City $41,588,072
6Duluth, Minn. $41,279,460
7Atlanta/Savannah $32,186,845
8Pembina, N.D. $28,051,951
9Norfolk $27,228,987
10Charleston $22,760,140

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 Laredo rose 5.8 percent compared to last year to $179.17 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 26.24 percent compared to last year to $156.05 million.
  • International Falls, Minn. rose 14.32 percent compared to last year to $105.07 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 16.64 percent compared to last year to $93 million.
  • Port of New York fell 16.58 percent compared to last year to $67.09 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. exports to No. 1 Canada decreased $23.8 million, 6.3 percent, (29.6 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $6.83 million, 3.12 percent, (18.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China decreased $28.27 million, 29.59 percent, (5.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Brazil increased $13.46 million, 25.42 percent, (5.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Belgium decreased $7.89 million, 13.36 percent, (4.28 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 63.92 percent of all these Acrylic polymers exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $764.82 million of the $1.2 billion total.

All totaled, 50.18 percent of all these Acrylic polymers exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $600.37 million of the $1.2 billion total