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

Exports: Misc. chemical reaction initiators, accelerators

Misc. chemical reaction initiators, accelerators, the No. 62 export by value totaled $383.3 million for the month of July, $2.9 billion through July of 2019, and $4.91 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$742.47 M
2South Korea$229.35 M
3Canada$215.64 M
4China$214.73 M
5The Netherlands$130.44 M
6Saudi Arabia$127.8 M
7India$110.21 M
8Belgium$105.97 M
9Taiwan$87.63 M
10Singapore$79.84 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.9 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $673,429,120
2Port of Houston $490,577,367
3Port of Virginia $214,294,408
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $213,645,750
5Port of New York $177,115,934
6Port of Long Beach $153,844,990
7Port of Los Angeles $130,531,790
8Port of Oakland, Calif. $122,993,053
9John F. Kennedy International Airport $107,925,173
10Port of Baltimore, Md. $65,116,455

U.S. exports of Misc. chemical reaction initiators, accelerators increased 5.81 percent through July to $2.9 billion

U.S. exports of Misc. chemical reaction initiators, accelerators increased 5.81 percent from $2.74 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 62 through July 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 $4.91 billion, a $425.22 million, 9.49 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 China and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of New York.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $742,472,344
2South Korea $229,353,484
3Canada $215,636,759
4China $214,728,457
5The Netherlands $130,441,286
6Saudi Arabia $127,802,863
7India $110,205,760
8Belgium $105,971,870
9Taiwan $87,633,478
10Singapore $79,841,611

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $340,538,899
2Laredo $312,566,733
3Los Angeles $189,480,180
4New York City $137,489,771
5Atlanta/Savannah $123,435,796
6Norfolk $86,989,216
7San Francisco $51,651,926
8Mobile $50,370,986
9New Orleans $43,371,694
10Detroit $41,666,340

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 22.78 percent compared to last year to $673.43 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 5.07 percent compared to last year to $490.58 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 61.69 percent compared to last year to $214.29 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 21.99 percent compared to last year to $213.65 million.
  • Port of New York rose 9.49 percent compared to last year to $177.12 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 $161 million, 27.69 percent, (25.59 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 South Korea increased $31.66 million, 16.01 percent, (7.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada decreased $7.11 million, 3.19 percent, (7.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China decreased $107.32 million, 33.32 percent, (7.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 The Netherlands increased $23.96 million, 22.51 percent, (4.5 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 52.83 percent of all these Misc. chemical reaction initiators, accelerators exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $1.53 billion of the $2.9 billion total.

All totaled, 60.98 percent of all these Misc. chemical reaction initiators, accelerators exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $1.77 billion of the $2.9 billion total