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

Exports: Misc. natural polymers

Misc. natural polymers, the No. 466 export by value totaled $30.69 million for the month of October, $289.17 million through October of 2018, and $328.3 million 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
1Japan$64.65 M
2China$36.17 M
3The Netherlands$35.77 M
4Canada$28.8 M
5Mexico$24.82 M
6Belgium$14.28 M
7Brazil$8.7 M
8South Korea$7.63 M
9Thailand$6.73 M
10Australia$5.46 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $289.17 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $75,896,560
2Port of Long Beach $35,950,076
3Port of New York $27,800,923
4Port Laredo $14,506,133
5Boston’s Logan International Airport $11,256,278
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $10,030,220
7John F. Kennedy International Airport $9,472,768
8Los Angeles International Airport $8,040,556
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $8,036,466
10Port of Houston $7,897,325

U.S. exports of Misc. natural polymers increased 4.52 percent through October to $289.17 million

U.S. exports of Misc. natural polymers increased 4.52 percent from $276.68 million to $289.17 million through the first 10 months of 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 466 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 458 for the last full year with a total value of $328.3 million, a $3.86 million, 1.19 percent increase from the 2016 total.

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

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $64,650,944
2China $36,170,109
3The Netherlands $35,767,142
4Canada $28,798,391
5Mexico $24,824,234
6Belgium $14,281,306
7Brazil $8,702,066
8South Korea $7,634,262
9Thailand $6,729,063
10Australia $5,462,966

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $21,038,454
2New York City $7,716,582
3Laredo $3,490,843
4Boston $2,997,749
5Detroit $2,300,555
6New Orleans $1,537,210
7Houston $1,369,548
8Philadelphia $1,249,930
9Buffalo $1,172,605
10Miami $1,140,801

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 7.74 percent compared to last year to $75.9 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 7.11 percent compared to last year to $35.95 million.
  • Port of New York rose 95.98 percent compared to last year to $27.8 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 15.9 percent compared to last year to $14.51 million.
  • Boston’s Logan International Airport fell 21.55 percent compared to last year to $11.26 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 decreased $6.97 million, 9.73 percent, (22.36 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 China increased $4.29 million, 13.45 percent, (12.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 The Netherlands increased $3.94 million, 12.39 percent, (12.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Canada increased $4.82 million, 20.1 percent, (9.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Mexico increased $2.8 million, 12.74 percent, (8.58 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 65.78 percent of all these Misc. natural polymers exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $190.21 million of the $289.17 million total.

All totaled, 57.2 percent of all these Misc. natural polymers exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $165.41 million of the $289.17 million total