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

Exports: Misc. chemical reaction initiators, accelerators

Misc. chemical reaction initiators, accelerators, the No. 62 export by value totaled $500.06 million for the month of March, $1.24 billion through March of 2019, and $4.91 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
1Mexico$291.71 M
2Canada$102.54 M
3South Korea$99.85 M
4China$93.25 M
5The Netherlands$62.65 M
6Russia$47.06 M
7Belgium$43.56 M
8Singapore$40.5 M
9Saudi Arabia$39.69 M
10Taiwan$39.45 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.24 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $265,345,789
2Port of Houston $216,870,464
3Port of New York $89,246,941
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $84,219,680
5Port of Long Beach $72,972,623
6Port of Virginia $67,736,526
7Port of Oakland, Calif. $66,247,970
8Port of Los Angeles $53,659,731
9John F. Kennedy International Airport $45,294,570
10Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $32,256,356

U.S. exports of Misc. chemical reaction initiators, accelerators increased 10.58 percent through March to $1.24 billion

U.S. exports of Misc. chemical reaction initiators, accelerators increased 10.58 percent from $1.12 billion to $1.24 billion through the first three 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 62 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 71 for the last full year with a total value of $4.91 billion, a $425.22 million, 9.49 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 China and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

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

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $291,707,737
2Canada $102,540,954
3South Korea $99,846,960
4China $93,248,166
5The Netherlands $62,654,566
6Russia $47,064,309
7Belgium $43,555,932
8Singapore $40,501,803
9Saudi Arabia $39,688,205
10Taiwan $39,449,792

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $340,538,899
2Laredo $312,566,733
3Los Angeles $189,480,180
4New York City $137,489,771
5Atlanta/Savannah $123,435,796
6Norfolk $86,989,216
7San Francisco $51,651,926
8Mobile $50,370,986
9New Orleans $43,371,694
10Detroit $41,666,340

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 20.28 percent compared to last year to $265.35 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 11.66 percent compared to last year to $216.87 million.
  • Port of New York rose 30.98 percent compared to last year to $89.25 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 9.59 percent compared to last year to $84.22 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 44.34 percent compared to last year to $72.97 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 $56.34 million, 23.94 percent, (23.59 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $15.38 million, 17.64 percent, (8.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 South Korea increased $5.48 million, 5.81 percent, (8.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China decreased $9.63 million, 9.36 percent, (7.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 The Netherlands increased $14.97 million, 31.4 percent, (5.07 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 52.55 percent of all these Misc. chemical reaction initiators, accelerators exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $650 million of the $1.24 billion total.

All totaled, 58.91 percent of all these Misc. chemical reaction initiators, accelerators exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $728.66 million of the $1.24 billion total