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

Exports: Binders for found molds; chemical products

Binders for found molds; chemical products, the No. 63 export by value totaled $433.82 million for the month of July, $2.9 billion through July of 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

RankCountryYTD
1Mexico$540.48 M
2Canada$462.05 M
3China$227.3 M
4Germany$166.04 M
5South Korea$116.43 M
6The Netherlands$113.92 M
7Japan$113.45 M
8Saudi Arabia$78.9 M
9United Arab Emirates$76.85 M
10Singapore$73.36 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.9 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $389,929,242
2Port of Houston $367,932,059
3Port of New York $215,581,086
4Port of Virginia $155,307,418
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $149,664,720
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $118,698,645
7Port of Los Angeles $117,555,943
8Port of New Orleans $110,726,003
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $105,828,236
10Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $76,932,886

U.S. exports of Binders for found molds; chemical products increased 2.69 percent through July to $2.9 billion

U.S. exports of Binders for found molds; chemical products increased 2.69 percent from $2.82 billion to $2.9 billion 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 63 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 65 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 July of this year 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 Virginia and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Japan 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 Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Mobile, Ala..

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $540,475,219
2Canada $462,051,876
3China $227,299,758
4Germany $166,041,110
5South Korea $116,431,135
6The Netherlands $113,922,795
7Japan $113,451,562
8Saudi Arabia $78,902,061
9United Arab Emirates $76,848,185
10Singapore $73,360,306

January – July 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 through through the first seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 4.75 percent compared to last year to $389.93 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 15.55 percent compared to last year to $367.93 million.
  • Port of New York fell 0.25 percent compared to last year to $215.58 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 49.91 percent compared to last year to $155.31 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 20.78 percent compared to last year to $149.66 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 $26.05 million, 5.06 percent, (18.64 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $38.5 million, 9.09 percent, (15.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China decreased $70.92 million, 23.78 percent, (7.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany increased $49.71 million, 42.73 percent, (5.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 South Korea decreased $7.17 million, 5.8 percent, (4.01 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 52.14 percent of all these Binders for found molds; chemical products exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $1.51 billion of the $2.9 billion total.

All totaled, 44.08 percent of all these Binders for found molds; chemical products exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $1.28 billion of the $2.9 billion total