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

Exports: Aldehydes, cyclic polymers, paraformaldehyde

Aldehydes, cyclic polymers, paraformaldehyde, the No. 511 export by value totaled $24.62 million for the month of December, $282.76 million through December 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$77.82 M
2Mexico$27.7 M
3Canada$21.82 M
4China$18.6 M
5Brazil$18.54 M
6France$16.58 M
7Argentina$12.65 M
8Germany$10.6 M
9Singapore$10.45 M
10India$8.05 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $282.76 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Virginia $44,083,658
2Port of New York $37,236,206
3Port of New Orleans $28,297,877
4Port of Houston $26,734,287
5Port Laredo $25,399,289
6Port of Charleston $14,756,394
7Port of Los Angeles $11,719,149
8Port of Newark $10,933,846
9John F. Kennedy International Airport $9,404,163
10Port of Long Beach $8,294,949

U.S. exports of Aldehydes, cyclic polymers, paraformaldehyde increased 19.50 percent through December to $282.76 million

U.S. exports of Aldehydes, cyclic polymers, paraformaldehyde increased 19.50 percent from $236.61 million to $282.76 million in 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 511 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 536 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 December 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 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Belgium $77,823,617
2Mexico $27,695,746
3Canada $21,823,660
4China $18,598,358
5Brazil $18,542,521
6France $16,576,812
7Argentina $12,649,259
8Germany $10,603,875
9Singapore $10,447,480
10India $8,047,353

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1NEW YORK CITY, NY $27,617,856
2NORFOLK, VA $22,325,790
3NEW ORLEANS, LA $14,396,508
4LAREDO, TX $11,885,650
5LOS ANGELES, CA $10,764,494
6HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $10,283,850
7SEATTLE, WA $7,380,358
8CHARLESTON, SC $6,582,972
9SAVANNAH, GA $6,281,300
10PHILADELPHIA, PA $4,521,408

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Virginia rose 30.51 percent compared to last year to $44.08 million.
  • Port of New York rose 50.81 percent compared to last year to $37.24 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 49.52 percent compared to last year to $28.3 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 12.47 percent compared to last year to $26.73 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 6.47 percent compared to last year to $25.4 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 $30.19 million, 63.38 percent, (27.52 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $1.31 million, 4.97 percent, (9.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada increased $6.85 million, 45.71 percent, (7.72 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China decreased $5.34 million, 22.32 percent, (6.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Brazil increased $4.07 million, 28.09 percent, (6.56 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 58.17 percent of all these Aldehydes, cyclic polymers, paraformaldehyde exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $164.48 million of the $282.76 million total.

All totaled, 57.21 percent of all these Aldehydes, cyclic polymers, paraformaldehyde exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $161.75 million of the $282.76 million total