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

Exports: Aldehydes, cyclic polymers, paraformaldehyde

Aldehydes, cyclic polymers, paraformaldehyde, the No. 515 export by value totaled $25.13 million for the month of October, $232.13 million through October of 2018, and $236.61 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 Markets

RankCountryYTD
1Belgium$61.26 M
2Mexico$23.48 M
3Canada$19.12 M
4Brazil$16.47 M
5China$15.74 M
6France$14.38 M
7Singapore$8.66 M
8Germany$8.54 M
9Argentina$7.98 M
10India$6.94 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $232.13 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Virginia $32,559,920
2Port of New York $31,247,794
3Port of New Orleans $23,086,588
4Port of Houston $22,952,720
5Port Laredo $21,622,734
6Port of Charleston $11,612,776
7Port of Los Angeles $10,446,144
8Port of Newark $8,009,591
9John F. Kennedy International Airport $7,880,170
10Port of Long Beach $6,487,966

U.S. exports of Aldehydes, cyclic polymers, paraformaldehyde increased 17.00 percent through October to $232.13 million

U.S. exports of Aldehydes, cyclic polymers, paraformaldehyde increased 17.00 percent from $198.41 million to $232.13 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 515 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 533 for the last full year with a total value of $236.61 million, a $33.96 million, 16.76 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Belgium, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Virginia, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port Laredo.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Belgium, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 France and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Virginia, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Belgium $61,261,261
2Mexico $23,481,359
3Canada $19,124,132
4Brazil $16,468,789
5China $15,742,057
6France $14,375,594
7Singapore $8,660,699
8Germany $8,541,422
9Argentina $7,981,068
10India $6,935,416

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $9,014,156
2New Orleans $5,014,130
3Norfolk $4,497,427
4Laredo $4,362,415
5Los Angeles $3,708,302
6Houston $3,510,554
7Atlanta/Savannah $2,984,061
8Seattle $2,467,656
9Charleston $1,923,871
10Miami $980,168

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 Virginia rose 9.85 percent compared to last year to $32.56 million.
  • Port of New York rose 54.92 percent compared to last year to $31.25 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 40.76 percent compared to last year to $23.09 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 9.72 percent compared to last year to $22.95 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 8.85 percent compared to last year to $21.62 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 Belgium increased $22.32 million, 57.3 percent, (26.39 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $1.53 million, 6.96 percent, (10.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada increased $6.29 million, 49.01 percent, (8.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Brazil increased $4.34 million, 35.78 percent, (7.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China decreased $5.18 million, 24.76 percent, (6.78 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 58.62 percent of all these Aldehydes, cyclic polymers, paraformaldehyde exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $136.08 million of the $232.13 million total.

All totaled, 56.64 percent of all these Aldehydes, cyclic polymers, paraformaldehyde exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $131.47 million of the $232.13 million total