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

Exports: Acrylic polymers

Acrylic polymers, the No. 157 export by value totaled $137.53 million for the month of February, $285.69 million through February 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$71.91 M
2Mexico$62.46 M
3Thailand$23.37 M
4China$15.69 M
5Belgium$10.62 M
6Brazil$10.02 M
7The Netherlands$8.72 M
8Germany$7.8 M
9South Korea$6.61 M
10Japan$4.94 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $285.69 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $50,203,403
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $38,687,112
3Port of Houston $26,243,746
4International Falls, Minn. $19,479,315
5Port of New York $14,413,424
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $13,987,119
7Port of Virginia $13,791,651
8Port of Charleston $10,309,732
9Port of Los Angeles $9,994,485
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $9,338,714

U.S. exports of Acrylic polymers increased 3.53 percent through February to $285.69 million

U.S. exports of Acrylic polymers increased 3.53 percent from $275.95 million to $285.69 million through the first two 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 157 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 164 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 February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Thailand, No. 4 China and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 International Falls, Minn. 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 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.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $71,911,257
2Mexico $62,460,513
3Thailand $23,368,647
4China $15,689,632
5Belgium $10,623,490
6Brazil $10,022,744
7The Netherlands $8,724,925
8Germany $7,801,435
9South Korea $6,609,646
10Japan $4,941,924

January – February 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 two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 14.18 percent compared to last year to $50.2 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 203.26 percent compared to last year to $38.69 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 2.56 percent compared to last year to $26.24 million.
  • International Falls, Minn. rose 51.76 percent compared to last year to $19.48 million.
  • Port of New York fell 20.08 percent compared to last year to $14.41 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 $2.46 million, 3.3 percent, (25.17 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $7.08 million, 12.78 percent, (21.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Thailand increased $21.93 million, 1522.03 percent, (8.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China decreased $5.9 million, 27.34 percent, (5.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Belgium decreased $373,232, 3.39 percent, (3.72 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 64.42 percent of all these Acrylic polymers exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $184.05 million of the $285.69 million total.

All totaled, 52.16 percent of all these Acrylic polymers exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $149.03 million of the $285.69 million total