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

Exports: Misc. natural polymers

Misc. natural polymers, the No. 453 export by value totaled $33.83 million for the month of March, $86.44 million through March of 2019, and $342.57 million 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
1Japan$20.04 M
2The Netherlands$11.4 M
3Canada$9.16 M
4Mexico$8.99 M
5China$6.69 M
6Belgium$3.76 M
7Brazil$2.58 M
8Thailand$2.27 M
9South Korea$1.95 M
10India$1.87 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $86.44 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $24,662,251
2Port of New York $8,044,220
3Port Laredo $6,022,942
4Port of Long Beach $4,420,008
5International Falls, Minn. $4,414,177
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $3,966,725
7Boston’s Logan International Airport $3,726,488
8Los Angeles International Airport $2,956,912
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $2,733,878
10Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $2,488,920

U.S. exports of Misc. natural polymers increased 1.68 percent through March to $86.44 million

U.S. exports of Misc. natural polymers increased 1.68 percent from $85.01 million to $86.44 million 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 453 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 457 for the last full year with a total value of $342.57 million, a $14.27 million, 4.35 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 The Netherlands, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 International Falls, Minn..

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 Port Laredo and No. 5 Boston’s Logan International Airport.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $20,037,025
2The Netherlands $11,396,927
3Canada $9,164,331
4Mexico $8,985,547
5China $6,687,990
6Belgium $3,758,541
7Brazil $2,581,903
8Thailand $2,268,196
9South Korea $1,948,057
10India $1,868,457

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $40,748,085
2New York City $13,839,359
3Laredo $9,599,765
4Detroit $6,758,828
5Boston $6,639,099
6Norfolk $2,826,985
7Duluth, Minn. $2,452,628
8Philadelphia $2,381,876
9Buffalo $2,378,431
10Houston $2,338,567

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 of Los Angeles rose 36.7 percent compared to last year to $24.66 million.
  • Port of New York rose 9.86 percent compared to last year to $8.04 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 64.52 percent compared to last year to $6.02 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 67.95 percent compared to last year to $4.42 million.
  • International Falls, Minn. rose 200.88 percent compared to last year to $4.41 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 increased $1.85 million, 10.19 percent, (23.18 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 The Netherlands increased $637,612, 5.93 percent, (13.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada increased $1.61 million, 21.35 percent, (10.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Mexico increased $2.6 million, 40.69 percent, (10.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China decreased $6.25 million, 48.3 percent, (7.74 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 65.1 percent of all these Misc. natural polymers exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $56.27 million of the $86.44 million total.

All totaled, 55.02 percent of all these Misc. natural polymers exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $47.56 million of the $86.44 million total