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

Exports: Misc. petroluem resins, polysulfides

Misc. petroluem resins, polysulfides, the No. 222 export by value totaled $91.78 million for the month of July, $672.65 million through July of 2019, and $1.27 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
1Belgium$103.96 M
2China$86.69 M
3Mexico$86.5 M
4Canada$76.39 M
5Japan$39.94 M
6The Netherlands$31.79 M
7Germany$29.24 M
8Brazil$26.17 M
9France$23.86 M
10South Korea$22.71 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $672.65 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $70,629,751
2Port of Houston $69,158,258
3Port of Virginia $68,943,992
4Port Laredo $55,968,252
5Port of Charleston $45,118,606
6Port of Chester, Penn. $37,415,753
7Port of New York $37,078,314
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $29,662,847
9Port of New Orleans $28,180,572
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $20,012,022

U.S. exports of Misc. petroluem resins, polysulfides decreased 12.31 percent through July to $672.65 million

U.S. exports of Misc. petroluem resins, polysulfides decreased 12.31 percent from $767.12 million to $672.65 million 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 222 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 211 for the last full year with a total value of $1.27 billion, a $4.33 million, 0.34 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Belgium, No. 2 China, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

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

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Belgium $103,963,306
2China $86,689,674
3Mexico $86,504,413
4Canada $76,386,980
5Japan $39,941,911
6The Netherlands $31,787,127
7Germany $29,236,323
8Brazil $26,171,609
9France $23,863,909
10South Korea $22,708,023

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $66,108,076
2Laredo $40,191,011
3Houston $39,816,599
4New York City $31,220,613
5Philadelphia $29,719,059
6Norfolk $28,491,052
7New Orleans $26,289,415
8Charleston $22,748,621
9Detroit $15,887,506
10Atlanta/Savannah $15,120,198

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 of Los Angeles fell 22.37 percent compared to last year to $70.63 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 15.19 percent compared to last year to $69.16 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 32 percent compared to last year to $68.94 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 3.48 percent compared to last year to $55.97 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 4.49 percent compared to last year to $45.12 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 Belgium decreased $18.85 million, 15.35 percent, (15.46 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 China decreased $38.41 million, 30.7 percent, (12.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico decreased $375,192, 0.43 percent, (12.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Canada increased $4 million, 5.52 percent, (11.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan decreased $5.75 million, 12.58 percent, (5.94 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 58.5 percent of all these Misc. petroluem resins, polysulfides exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $393.49 million of the $672.65 million total.

All totaled, 46.06 percent of all these Misc. petroluem resins, polysulfides exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $309.82 million of the $672.65 million total