Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Exports: Aldehydes, cyclic polymers, paraformaldehyde

Aldehydes, cyclic polymers, paraformaldehyde, the No. 521 export by value totaled $19.26 million for the month of February, $39.26 million through February of 2020, and $252.72 million for all of 2019, 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$9.4 M
2Mexico$3.68 M
3Canada$2.89 M
4China$2.75 M
5Germany$2.4 M
6Brazil$2.05 M
7France$2.03 M
8Singapore$2.01 M
9Argentina$1.13 M
10Australia$1.08 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $39.26 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Virginia $6,285,897
2Port of New Orleans $5,814,414
3Port of New York $4,772,159
4Port Laredo $3,358,190
5Port of Houston $3,032,778
6Port of Newark $2,923,219
7Port of Seattle, Wash. $2,066,065
8Port of Philadelphia $1,948,662
9John F. Kennedy International Airport $1,514,657
10Port of Long Beach $1,356,336

U.S. exports of Aldehydes, cyclic polymers, paraformaldehyde decreased 12.37 percent through February to $39.26 million

U.S. exports of Aldehydes, cyclic polymers, paraformaldehyde decreased 12.37 percent from $44.8 million to $39.26 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 521 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 506 for the last full year with a total value of $252.72 million, a $30.04 million, 10.62 percent decrease from the 2018 total.

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

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Belgium $9,400,250
2Mexico $3,679,518
3Canada $2,894,309
4China $2,750,704
5Germany $2,397,032
6Brazil $2,052,885
7France $2,025,206
8Singapore $2,006,904
9Argentina $1,125,083
10Australia $1,081,931

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1NORFOLK, VA $12,076,586
2NEW YORK CITY, NY $6,720,274
3NEW ORLEANS, LA $6,525,098
4DETROIT, MI $4,969,516
5HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $3,350,754
6LAREDO, TX $2,660,882
7SEATTLE, WA $1,710,930
8PHILADELPHIA, PA $1,246,722
9LOS ANGELES, CA $1,155,726
10CHARLESTON, SC $942,352

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 of Virginia fell 39.19 percent compared to last year to $6.29 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 46.68 percent compared to last year to $5.81 million.
  • Port of New York fell 32.32 percent compared to last year to $4.77 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 2.88 percent compared to last year to $3.36 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 7.34 percent compared to last year to $3.03 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 $2.76 million, 22.69 percent, (23.94 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $49,815, 1.34 percent, (9.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada decreased $1.11 million, 27.79 percent, (7.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China decreased $294,212, 9.66 percent, (7.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany increased $288,092, 13.66 percent, (6.11 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 53.8 percent of all these Aldehydes, cyclic polymers, paraformaldehyde exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $21.12 million of the $39.26 million total.

All totaled, 59.25 percent of all these Aldehydes, cyclic polymers, paraformaldehyde exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $23.26 million of the $39.26 million total