Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Exports: Misc. chemical reaction initiators, accelerators

Misc. chemical reaction initiators, accelerators, the No. 66 export by value totaled $391.34 million for the month of February, $766.05 million through February of 2020, and $5.2 billion for all of 2019, 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$214.81 M
2Canada$61.04 M
3Taiwan$57.14 M
4China$51.62 M
5South Korea$49.22 M
6Russia$32.13 M
7Japan$29.5 M
8The Netherlands$24.62 M
9Singapore$21.95 M
10Brazil$19.01 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $766.05 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $191,914,059
2Port of Houston $127,162,876
3Port of Oakland, Calif. $69,644,512
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $51,090,277
5Port of Los Angeles $39,273,255
6Port of Virginia $38,322,658
7John F. Kennedy International Airport $31,334,135
8Port of New York $30,090,552
9Port of Long Beach $28,299,691
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $27,275,174

U.S. exports of Misc. chemical reaction initiators, accelerators increased 3.97 percent through February to $766.05 million

U.S. exports of Misc. chemical reaction initiators, accelerators increased 3.97 percent from $736.77 million to $766.05 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 66 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 68 for the last full year with a total value of $5.2 billion, a $295.11 million, 6.01 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 China and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 China, No. 4 Canada 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.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $214,806,568
2Canada $61,038,390
3Taiwan $57,139,547
4China $51,619,860
5South Korea $49,220,140
6Russia $32,130,799
7Japan $29,496,062
8The Netherlands $24,618,781
9Singapore $21,951,532
10Brazil $19,014,675

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $239,444,748
2LAREDO, TX $129,877,620
3LOS ANGELES, CA $105,257,034
4NEW YORK CITY, NY $104,625,592
5SAN FRANCISCO, CA $84,779,514
6NORFOLK, VA $77,353,702
7SAVANNAH, GA $70,893,370
8PEMBINA, ND $67,558,688
9DETROIT, MI $29,379,200
10CHARLESTON, SC $28,789,458

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 11.67 percent compared to last year to $191.91 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 12.01 percent compared to last year to $127.16 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 97.89 percent compared to last year to $69.64 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 4.38 percent compared to last year to $51.09 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 25.29 percent compared to last year to $39.27 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 $25.65 million, 13.56 percent, (28.04 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $7.83 million, 14.71 percent, (7.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Taiwan increased $36.46 million, 176.32 percent, (7.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China decreased $12.68 million, 19.72 percent, (6.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 South Korea decreased $19.27 million, 28.13 percent, (6.43 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 56.63 percent of all these Misc. chemical reaction initiators, accelerators exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $433.82 million of the $766.05 million total.

All totaled, 62.54 percent of all these Misc. chemical reaction initiators, accelerators exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $479.08 million of the $766.05 million total