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

Exports: Misc. natural polymers

Misc. natural polymers, the No. 435 export by value totaled $29.6 million for the month of February, $56.63 million through February of 2020, and $340.6 million 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
1Japan$11.99 M
2Mexico$7.57 M
3The Netherlands$7.36 M
4Canada$6.12 M
5China$5.51 M
6Brazil$3.9 M
7Taiwan$1.23 M
8Thailand$1.18 M
9South Korea$1.18 M
10Philippines$1.14 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $56.63 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $13,608,554
2Port of New York $8,050,965
3Port Laredo $5,806,564
4Port of Long Beach $3,946,540
5Chicago O’Hare International Airport $2,637,266
6International Falls, Minn. $2,564,703
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $2,200,572
8Port of Virginia $1,758,570
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $1,740,100
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $1,662,738

U.S. exports of Misc. natural polymers increased 7.64 percent through February to $56.63 million

U.S. exports of Misc. natural polymers increased 7.64 percent from $52.61 million to $56.63 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 435 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 465 for the last full year with a total value of $340.6 million, a $1.97 million, 0.58 percent decrease from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 The Netherlands, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 International Falls, Minn..

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $11,990,406
2Mexico $7,565,184
3The Netherlands $7,364,208
4Canada $6,118,142
5China $5,507,125
6Brazil $3,895,786
7Taiwan $1,227,052
8Thailand $1,182,023
9South Korea $1,176,881
10Philippines $1,136,234

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LOS ANGELES, CA $15,720,700
2LAREDO, TX $8,270,494
3NEW YORK CITY, NY $5,318,904
4DETROIT, MI $3,695,576
5BOSTON, MA $2,683,090
6DULUTH, MN $2,072,482
7CHICAGO, IL $1,958,294
8MIAMI, FL $1,531,130
9NORFOLK, VA $1,489,718
10BUFFALO, NY $1,083,228

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 of Los Angeles fell 9.18 percent compared to last year to $13.61 million.
  • Port of New York rose 68.82 percent compared to last year to $8.05 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 74.01 percent compared to last year to $5.81 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 38.22 percent compared to last year to $3.95 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 337.2 percent compared to last year to $2.64 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 Japan increased $333,303, 2.86 percent, (21.17 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $2.3 million, 43.72 percent, (13.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 The Netherlands increased $793,700, 12.08 percent, (13 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Canada increased $210,062, 3.56 percent, (10.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China increased $1.89 million, 52.25 percent, (9.72 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 68.06 percent of all these Misc. natural polymers exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $38.55 million of the $56.63 million total.

All totaled, 60.13 percent of all these Misc. natural polymers exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $34.05 million of the $56.63 million total