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

Exports: Aldehydes, cyclic polymers, paraformaldehyde

Aldehydes, cyclic polymers, paraformaldehyde, the No. 530 export by value totaled $16.36 million for the month of July, $144.57 million through July of 2019, and $282.76 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 Markets

RankCountryYTD
1Belgium$33.63 M
2Mexico$14.81 M
3Canada$11.2 M
4China$10.77 M
5Brazil$8.58 M
6Germany$7.11 M
7Singapore$6.84 M
8Argentina$6.52 M
9France$5.74 M
10United Arab Emirates$4.98 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $144.57 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Virginia $35,174,041
2Port of New York $16,934,424
3Port of New Orleans $14,109,729
4Port Laredo $13,587,534
5Port of Houston $13,111,306
6Port of Newark $7,305,290
7John F. Kennedy International Airport $6,498,029
8Port of Seattle, Wash. $5,742,261
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $3,803,109
10Port of Long Beach $3,351,362

U.S. exports of Aldehydes, cyclic polymers, paraformaldehyde decreased 7.63 percent through July to $144.57 million

U.S. exports of Aldehydes, cyclic polymers, paraformaldehyde decreased 7.63 percent from $156.51 million to $144.57 million through the first seven 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 530 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 519 for the last full year with a total value of $282.76 million, a $46.14 million, 19.50 percent increase from the 2017 total.

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

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Belgium, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 China and No. 5 France. 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.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Belgium $33,626,886
2Mexico $14,807,513
3Canada $11,203,507
4China $10,773,289
5Brazil $8,576,625
6Germany $7,114,748
7Singapore $6,844,193
8Argentina $6,519,992
9France $5,739,429
10United Arab Emirates $4,977,901

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $19,450,816
2Norfolk $16,021,165
3New Orleans $10,225,419
4Laredo $8,352,955
5Houston $7,314,103
6Los Angeles $6,800,730
7Seattle $5,219,010
8Charleston $5,067,489
9Atlanta/Savannah $3,502,116
10Philadelphia $2,809,758

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Virginia rose 75.21 percent compared to last year to $35.17 million.
  • Port of New York fell 23.91 percent compared to last year to $16.93 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 12.09 percent compared to last year to $14.11 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 5.39 percent compared to last year to $13.59 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 6.13 percent compared to last year to $13.11 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 decreased $3.63 million, 9.74 percent, (23.26 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $898,084, 5.72 percent, (10.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada decreased $1.74 million, 13.44 percent, (7.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China decreased $1.35 million, 11.12 percent, (7.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Brazil decreased $2.01 million, 18.95 percent, (5.93 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 54.64 percent of all these Aldehydes, cyclic polymers, paraformaldehyde exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $78.99 million of the $144.57 million total.

All totaled, 64.27 percent of all these Aldehydes, cyclic polymers, paraformaldehyde exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $92.92 million of the $144.57 million total