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

Exports: Acrylic polymers

Acrylic polymers, the No. 157 export by value totaled $159.03 million for the month of October, $1.61 billion through October of 2018, and $1.74 billion 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 Markets

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$474.67 M
2Mexico$275.22 M
3China$124.98 M
4Belgium$75.36 M
5Brazil$67.16 M
6The Netherlands$47.47 M
7Germany$46.35 M
8South Korea$38.53 M
9Singapore$31.11 M
10Peru$29.41 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.61 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $212,420,538
2Port of Houston $160,000,120
3International Falls, Minn. $118,354,847
4Port of New York $102,595,962
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $102,100,911
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $76,595,536
7Port of Charleston $75,120,074
8Port of Virginia $69,745,524
9Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $68,891,184
10Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $67,399,408

U.S. exports of Acrylic polymers increased 10.13 percent through October to $1.61 billion

U.S. exports of Acrylic polymers increased 10.13 percent from $1.46 billion to $1.61 billion 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 157 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 159 for the last full year with a total value of $1.74 billion, a $91.16 million, 5.51 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this 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 New York and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

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 Port of New York, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $474,674,409
2Mexico $275,224,291
3China $124,976,305
4Belgium $75,357,198
5Brazil $67,157,329
6The Netherlands $47,474,550
7Germany $46,350,347
8South Korea $38,534,225
9Singapore $31,105,826
10Peru $29,412,592

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $48,662,419
2Houston $29,257,505
3Los Angeles $24,884,374
4Detroit $24,148,392
5New York City $22,278,325
6Pembina, N.D. $15,593,184
7Charleston $14,418,460
8Atlanta/Savannah $13,881,880
9Duluth, Minn. $12,854,163
10Ogdensburg, N.Y. $9,564,217

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 Laredo fell 5.25 percent compared to last year to $212.42 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 27.76 percent compared to last year to $160 million.
  • International Falls, Minn. rose 77.91 percent compared to last year to $118.35 million.
  • Port of New York rose 13.42 percent compared to last year to $102.6 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 44.75 percent compared to last year to $102.1 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 increased $74.68 million, 18.67 percent, (29.48 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $12.43 million, 4.32 percent, (17.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China decreased $11.64 million, 8.52 percent, (7.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Belgium increased $8.26 million, 12.31 percent, (4.68 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Brazil increased $4.79 million, 7.67 percent, (4.17 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 63.19 percent of all these Acrylic polymers exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $1.02 billion of the $1.61 billion total.

All totaled, 43.2 percent of all these Acrylic polymers exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $695.47 million of the $1.61 billion total