Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Binders for found molds; chemical products

Binders for found molds; chemical products, the No. 62 export by value totaled $414.67 million for the month of December, $5.04 billion in 2019, and $4.89 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

RankCountry2019
1Mexico$928.99 M
2Canada$769.94 M
3China$428.86 M
4Germany$266.33 M
5South Korea$207.18 M
6Japan$191.74 M
7The Netherlands$176.7 M
8Taiwan$170.15 M
9Saudi Arabia$129.84 M
10Belgium$127.42 M
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U.S. exports of Binders for found molds; chemical products increased 3.11 percent through December 2019 to $5.04 billion

U.S. exports of Binders for found molds; chemical products increased 3.11 percent from $4.89 billion to $5.04 billion in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 62 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 67 for the last full year with a total value of $4.89 billion, a $505.23 million, 11.52 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through December of 2019 the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Mobile, Ala..

January – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $928,991,844
2Canada $769,940,933
3China $428,863,705
4Germany $266,330,402
5South Korea $207,180,178
6Japan $191,735,392
7The Netherlands $176,696,421
8Taiwan $170,146,146
9Saudi Arabia $129,842,704
10Belgium $127,422,178

January – December 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $225,521,912
2Houston $189,467,366
3Los Angeles $179,621,589
4New York City $161,483,517
5Detroit $96,221,096
6Atlanta/Savannah $82,054,137
7New Orleans $75,271,110
8Mobile $73,754,905
9Buffalo $64,925,278
10Norfolk $59,903,124

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 10.24 percent compared to last year to $667.58 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 15.29 percent compared to last year to $594.86 million.
  • Port of New York rose 2.54 percent compared to last year to $372.57 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 14.72 percent compared to last year to $257.96 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 14.73 percent compared to last year to $245.36 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 Mexico increased $56.09 million, 6.43 percent, (18.42 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $7.07 million, 0.93 percent, (15.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China decreased $35.18 million, 7.58 percent, (8.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany increased $47.14 million, 21.51 percent, (5.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 South Korea decreased $19.35 million, 8.54 percent, (4.11 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 51.59 percent of all these Binders for found molds; chemical products exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $2.6 billion of the $5.04 billion total.

All totaled, 42.4 percent of all these Binders for found molds; chemical products exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $2.14 billion of the $5.04 billion total