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

Exports: Binders for found molds; chemical products

Binders for found molds; chemical products, the No. 64 export by value totaled $396.25 million for the month of October, $4.08 billion through October 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$739.98 M
2Canada$628.2 M
3China$401.62 M
4Japan$188.7 M
5Germany$182.16 M
6South Korea$178.31 M
7The Netherlands$146.8 M
8Taiwan$127.06 M
9India$114.95 M
10Belgium$100.16 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $4.08 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $516,279,390
2Port of Houston $446,765,770
3Port of New York $309,588,927
4Port of Los Angeles $249,986,066
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $189,943,398
6Port of Long Beach $186,549,725
7Port of Virginia $160,163,981
8Port of Mobile, Ala. $158,733,123
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $153,059,141
10Port of New Orleans $147,063,456

U.S. exports of Binders for found molds; chemical products increased 14.07 percent through October to $4.08 billion

U.S. exports of Binders for found molds; chemical products increased 14.07 percent from $3.58 billion to $4.08 billion through the first 10 months of 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 64 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 70 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 October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Japan 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 Savannah, Ga..

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 The Netherlands. 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 – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $739,978,297
2Canada $628,202,490
3China $401,616,259
4Japan $188,698,762
5Germany $182,158,950
6South Korea $178,306,515
7The Netherlands $146,802,258
8Taiwan $127,059,664
9India $114,951,113
10Belgium $100,162,280

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $117,698,703
2Laredo $113,400,348
3Los Angeles $103,676,530
4New York City $73,048,571
5Detroit $43,383,574
6Atlanta/Savannah $42,232,789
7Charleston $31,665,089
8Pembina, N.D. $30,553,225
9New Orleans $29,609,184
10Norfolk $23,442,978

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 9.98 percent compared to last year to $516.28 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 17.28 percent compared to last year to $446.77 million.
  • Port of New York rose 10.45 percent compared to last year to $309.59 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 14.94 percent compared to last year to $249.99 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 31.93 percent compared to last year to $189.94 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 $71.63 million, 10.72 percent, (18.12 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $50.75 million, 8.79 percent, (15.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $124.24 million, 44.79 percent, (9.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan increased $74.26 million, 64.89 percent, (4.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany decreased $17.82 million, 8.91 percent, (4.46 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 52.42 percent of all these Binders for found molds; chemical products exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $2.14 billion of the $4.08 billion total.

All totaled, 41.94 percent of all these Binders for found molds; chemical products exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $1.71 billion of the $4.08 billion total