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

Exports: Polyamides, primary forms

Polyamides, primary forms, the No. 121 export by value totaled $236.7 million for the month of October, $2.27 billion through October of 2018, and $2.35 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
1Mexico$495.95 M
2China$232.65 M
3Canada$210.42 M
4South Korea$182.86 M
5Japan$164.76 M
6Belgium$143.38 M
7Taiwan$98.43 M
8Vietnam$79.12 M
9United Kingdom$63.47 M
10Indonesia$60.63 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.27 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Mobile, Ala. $603,227,814
2Port of Virginia $316,492,234
3Port Laredo $304,248,021
4Port of Charleston $138,318,025
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $92,861,303
6Port of Long Beach $69,637,331
7Port of New York $62,185,788
8El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $61,117,110
9Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $60,045,485
10Port of Houston $54,695,388

U.S. exports of Polyamides, primary forms increased 15.41 percent through October to $2.27 billion

U.S. exports of Polyamides, primary forms increased 15.41 percent from $1.96 billion to $2.27 billion 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 121 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 131 for the last full year with a total value of $2.35 billion, a $143.04 million, 6.49 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Mobile, Ala., No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $495,953,908
2China $232,652,592
3Canada $210,417,748
4South Korea $182,862,664
5Japan $164,757,340
6Belgium $143,375,477
7Taiwan $98,432,311
8Vietnam $79,118,852
9United Kingdom $63,465,706
10Indonesia $60,631,298

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Mobile $104,665,575
2Laredo $67,082,591
3Norfolk $53,204,732
4Charleston $27,691,897
5Los Angeles $22,302,845
6Detroit $22,038,795
7New York City $17,636,560
8El Paso $12,688,747
9Atlanta/Savannah $9,464,964
10Buffalo $7,420,914

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 Mobile, Ala. rose 37.98 percent compared to last year to $603.23 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 0.83 percent compared to last year to $316.49 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 20.16 percent compared to last year to $304.25 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 28.48 percent compared to last year to $138.32 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 14.41 percent compared to last year to $92.86 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 $60.93 million, 14.01 percent, (21.87 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 China increased $36.55 million, 18.64 percent, (10.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada increased $2.75 million, 1.33 percent, (9.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 South Korea increased $51.93 million, 39.66 percent, (8.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan increased $18.58 million, 12.71 percent, (7.27 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 56.75 percent of all these Polyamides, primary forms exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $1.29 billion of the $2.27 billion total.

All totaled, 64.18 percent of all these Polyamides, primary forms exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $1.46 billion of the $2.27 billion total