Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Misc. petroluem resins, polysulfides

Misc. petroluem resins, polysulfides, the No. 229 export by value totaled $80.34 million for the month of December, $1.12 billion in 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

RankCountry2019
1Belgium$171.59 M
2China$168.07 M
3Mexico$139.95 M
4Canada$130.76 M
5Japan$71.42 M
6The Netherlands$48.44 M
7Germany$45.33 M
8Brazil$40.11 M
9South Korea$36.35 M
10France$34.75 M
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U.S. exports of Misc. petroluem resins, polysulfides decreased 11.60 percent through December 2019 to $1.12 billion

U.S. exports of Misc. petroluem resins, polysulfides decreased 11.60 percent from $1.27 billion to $1.12 billion in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 229 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 219 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 December of 2019 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 Virginia, No. 3 Port of Houston, 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 – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Belgium $171,593,279
2China $168,066,972
3Mexico $139,947,869
4Canada $130,762,813
5Japan $71,423,706
6The Netherlands $48,441,964
7Germany $45,329,090
8Brazil $40,113,950
9South Korea $36,345,736
10France $34,752,555

January – December 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 of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 16.67 percent compared to last year to $133.11 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 22.76 percent compared to last year to $115.11 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 19.12 percent compared to last year to $106.64 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 6.55 percent compared to last year to $92.02 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 0.29 percent compared to last year to $73.13 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 $25.19 million, 12.8 percent, (15.34 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 China decreased $34.77 million, 17.14 percent, (15.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico decreased $13.9 million, 9.04 percent, (12.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Canada increased $5.56 million, 4.44 percent, (11.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan decreased $4.52 million, 5.95 percent, (6.39 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 60.95 percent of all these Misc. petroluem resins, polysulfides exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $681.79 million of the $1.12 billion total.

All totaled, 46.49 percent of all these Misc. petroluem resins, polysulfides exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $520 million of the $1.12 billion total