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

Exports: Binders for found molds; chemical products

Binders for found molds; chemical products, the No. 67 export by value totaled $381.92 million for the month of December, $4.89 billion through December of 2018, and $4.39 billion 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
1Mexico$872.9 M
2Canada$762.87 M
3China$464.04 M
4South Korea$226.53 M
5Germany$219.19 M
6Japan$209.92 M
7The Netherlands$171.14 M
8India$169.08 M
9Taiwan$162.87 M
10Belgium$114.94 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $4.89 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $605,547,704
2Port of Houston $515,989,601
3Port of New York $363,340,098
4Port of Los Angeles $287,754,187
5Port of Mobile, Ala. $230,476,261
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $224,857,409
7Port of Long Beach $215,458,704
8Port of Virginia $196,624,127
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $188,839,558
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $186,488,270

U.S. exports of Binders for found molds; chemical products increased 11.52 percent through December to $4.89 billion

U.S. exports of Binders for found molds; chemical products increased 11.52 percent from $4.39 billion to $4.89 billion 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 67 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 69 for the last full year with a total value of $4.39 billion, a $192.79 million, 4.60 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this 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..

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

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $872,902,585
2Canada $762,873,921
3China $464,039,195
4South Korea $226,525,938
5Germany $219,186,912
6Japan $209,915,790
7The Netherlands $171,135,388
8India $169,081,096
9Taiwan $162,873,073
10Belgium $114,935,824

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LAREDO, TX $334,367,302
2HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $313,818,550
3LOS ANGELES, CA $279,604,554
4NEW YORK CITY, NY $246,066,692
5DETROIT, MI $137,431,090
6SAVANNAH, GA $127,418,540
7NEW ORLEANS, LA $93,550,480
8BUFFALO, NY $87,598,362
9CHARLESTON, SC $86,518,928
10PEMBINA, ND $78,848,618

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 9.21 percent compared to last year to $605.55 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 10.23 percent compared to last year to $515.99 million.
  • Port of New York rose 8.02 percent compared to last year to $363.34 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 2.19 percent compared to last year to $287.75 million.
  • Port of Mobile, Ala. rose 50.03 percent compared to last year to $230.48 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 $77.96 million, 9.81 percent, (17.85 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $83.34 million, 12.26 percent, (15.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $58.29 million, 14.37 percent, (9.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 South Korea increased $108.76 million, 92.36 percent, (4.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany decreased $22.58 million, 9.34 percent, (4.48 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 52.05 percent of all these Binders for found molds; chemical products exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $2.55 billion of the $4.89 billion total.

All totaled, 40.96 percent of all these Binders for found molds; chemical products exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $2 billion of the $4.89 billion total