Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through May 2020.

Exports: Polycarboxylic acids and other realted chemicals

Polycarboxylic acids and other realted chemicals, the No. 296 export by value totaled $48.7 million for the month of May, $274.85 million through May of 2020, and $725.04 million for all of 2019, 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
1Canada$62.27 M
2The Netherlands$34.59 M
3Japan$34.22 M
4Mexico$32.15 M
5Brazil$16.79 M
6China$14.84 M
7Belgium$14.46 M
8Germany$8.83 M
9Singapore$8.17 M
10South Korea$6.81 M
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U.S. exports of Polycarboxylic acids and other realted chemicals decreased 17.46 percent through May to $274.85 million

U.S. exports of Polycarboxylic acids and other realted chemicals decreased 17.46 percent from $333.01 million to $274.85 million through the first five months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 296 through May among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 294 for the last full year with a total value of $725.04 million, a $80.89 million, 10.04 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of Texas City, Texas, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Texas City, Texas and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 39 percent compared to last year to $44.15 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 6.89 percent compared to last year to $34.33 million.
  • Port of Texas City, Texas rose 6 percent compared to last year to $22.05 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 5.38 percent compared to last year to $21.67 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 29.94 percent compared to last year to $21.06 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 from No. 1 Canada decreased $7.05 million, 3.34 percent, (74.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $2.2 million, 2.5 percent, (31.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 The Netherlands increased $8 million, 10.79 percent, (29.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 Japan decreased $23.66 million, 25.58 percent, (25.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 Brazil increased $7.96 million, 26.18 percent, (13.95 percent market share).

All totaled, 66.07 percent of all these Polycarboxylic acids and other realted chemicals exports from the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $479 million of the $725.04 million total.

All totaled, 52.12 percent of all these Polycarboxylic acids and other realted chemicals exports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $143.25 million of the $274.85 million total