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

Exports: Binders for found molds; chemical products

Binders for found molds; chemical products, the No. 65 export by value totaled $479.88 million for the month of March, $1.19 billion through March 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$206.54 M
2Canada$187.76 M
3China$96.71 M
4Germany$64.34 M
5Japan$62.91 M
6The Netherlands$49.2 M
7South Korea$36.76 M
8United Arab Emirates$36.26 M
9Taiwan$30.27 M
10Belgium$28.59 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.19 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $159,016,763
2Port Laredo $141,970,410
3Port of New York $92,162,694
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $70,933,125
5Port of Virginia $62,935,842
6Port of Los Angeles $58,014,751
7Port of New Orleans $53,197,098
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $45,181,497
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $42,561,654
10Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $32,205,428

U.S. exports of Binders for found molds; chemical products decreased 0.53 percent through March to $1.19 billion

U.S. exports of Binders for found molds; chemical products decreased 0.53 percent from $1.2 billion to $1.19 billion through the first three 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 65 through March 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 March of this 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 of Houston, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

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 Venezuela. 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 – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $206,540,178
2Canada $187,759,052
3China $96,707,599
4Germany $64,337,367
5Japan $62,907,702
6The Netherlands $49,200,725
7South Korea $36,757,389
8United Arab Emirates $36,262,350
9Taiwan $30,268,344
10Belgium $28,586,600

January – March 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 three months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston rose 1.96 percent compared to last year to $159.02 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 9.17 percent compared to last year to $141.97 million.
  • Port of New York rose 8.22 percent compared to last year to $92.16 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 37.48 percent compared to last year to $70.93 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 57.11 percent compared to last year to $62.94 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 decreased $6.84 million, 3.2 percent, (17.32 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $7.6 million, 4.22 percent, (15.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China decreased $27.73 million, 22.28 percent, (8.11 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany increased $20.4 million, 46.44 percent, (5.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan decreased $8.87 million, 12.36 percent, (5.28 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 51.86 percent of all these Binders for found molds; chemical products exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $618.25 million of the $1.19 billion total.

All totaled, 44.2 percent of all these Binders for found molds; chemical products exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $527.02 million of the $1.19 billion total