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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through December 2018.

Exports: Misc. petroluem resins, polysulfides

Misc. petroluem resins, polysulfides, the No. 219 export by value totaled $91.66 million for the month of December, $1.27 billion through December of 2018, and $1.27 billion for all of 2017, 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
1China$202.83 M
2Belgium$196.79 M
3Mexico$153.85 M
4Canada$125.2 M
5Japan$75.94 M
6France$65.23 M
7Germany$54.64 M
8South Korea$51.07 M
9The Netherlands$50.36 M
10Brazil$45.51 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.27 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $159,749,443
2Port of Houston $131,848,165
3Port Laredo $98,466,574
4Port of Virginia $93,768,297
5Port of Chester, Penn. $86,155,114
6Port of New York $80,726,560
7Port of New Orleans $78,572,398
8Port of Charleston $72,914,468
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $46,914,998
10Port of Long Beach $39,853,335

U.S. exports of Misc. petroluem resins, polysulfides decreased 0.34 percent through December to $1.27 billion

U.S. exports of Misc. petroluem resins, polysulfides decreased 0.34 percent from $1.27 billion to $1.27 billion in 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 219 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 209 for the last full year with a total value of $1.27 billion, a $98.41 million, 8.40 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this 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..

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 of Chester, Penn., No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $202,834,896
2Belgium $196,785,011
3Mexico $153,848,118
4Canada $125,204,865
5Japan $75,940,913
6France $65,225,687
7Germany $54,639,972
8South Korea $51,073,498
9The Netherlands $50,364,727
10Brazil $45,510,895

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LOS ANGELES, CA $99,565,030
2HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $61,940,204
3LAREDO, TX $57,102,298
4PHILADELPHIA, PA $51,344,988
5NEW YORK CITY, NY $49,474,614
6NEW ORLEANS, LA $42,783,760
7CHARLESTON, SC $37,410,176
8NORFOLK, VA $35,571,302
9SAVANNAH, GA $25,216,828
10DETROIT, MI $23,283,188

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 15.53 percent compared to last year to $159.75 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 2.43 percent compared to last year to $131.85 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 4.91 percent compared to last year to $98.47 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 80.79 percent compared to last year to $93.77 million.
  • Port of Chester, Penn. fell 10.36 percent compared to last year to $86.16 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 China increased $10.71 million, 5.58 percent, (16.03 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Belgium increased $22.68 million, 13.03 percent, (15.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico increased $1.97 million, 1.3 percent, (12.16 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Canada increased $2.64 million, 2.15 percent, (9.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan decreased $11.74 million, 13.39 percent, (6 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 59.64 percent of all these Misc. petroluem resins, polysulfides exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $754.61 million of the $1.27 billion total.

All totaled, 45.05 percent of all these Misc. petroluem resins, polysulfides exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $569.99 million of the $1.27 billion total