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

Exports: Polyethers, epoxides and polyesters, primary forms

Polyethers, epoxides and polyesters, primary forms, the No. 51 export by value totaled $470.26 million for the month of October, $4.93 billion through October of 2018, and $5.56 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$1.41 B
2China$773.16 M
3Canada$719.67 M
4The Netherlands$215.32 M
5Japan$192.94 M
6Brazil$179.22 M
7South Korea$162.53 M
8Taiwan$147.76 M
9Belgium$141.21 M
10Hong Kong$114.72 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $4.93 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $698,431,604
2Port of Charleston $481,431,878
3Port of Houston $387,439,613
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $325,492,707
5Port of New York $304,013,368
6Port of Los Angeles $279,992,987
7El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $228,869,038
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $222,864,547
9Port of Long Beach $216,169,752
10Port of Virginia $189,206,550

U.S. exports of Polyethers, epoxides and polyesters, primary forms increased 5.36 percent through October to $4.93 billion

U.S. exports of Polyethers, epoxides and polyesters, primary forms increased 5.36 percent from $4.68 billion to $4.93 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 51 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 50 for the last full year with a total value of $5.56 billion, a $191.14 million, 3.56 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 The Netherlands and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of New York.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of New York.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $1,413,786,807
2China $773,159,519
3Canada $719,674,375
4The Netherlands $215,315,229
5Japan $192,941,090
6Brazil $179,220,928
7South Korea $162,531,744
8Taiwan $147,760,857
9Belgium $141,212,826
10Hong Kong $114,715,202

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $173,030,796
2Houston $89,024,831
3Los Angeles $87,203,803
4Charleston $82,613,380
5Atlanta/Savannah $75,302,172
6Detroit $73,812,900
7New York City $69,067,909
8El Paso $45,705,959
9San Diego $27,574,804
10Norfolk $24,998,448

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 Laredo rose 6.61 percent compared to last year to $698.43 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 19.03 percent compared to last year to $481.43 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 3.15 percent compared to last year to $387.44 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 34.6 percent compared to last year to $325.49 million.
  • Port of New York rose 15.19 percent compared to last year to $304.01 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 $76.31 million, 5.71 percent, (28.67 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 China increased $56.15 million, 7.83 percent, (15.68 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada increased $29.57 million, 4.29 percent, (14.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 The Netherlands decreased $11.16 million, 4.93 percent, (4.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan increased $33.52 million, 21.02 percent, (3.91 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 67.23 percent of all these Polyethers, epoxides and polyesters, primary forms exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $3.31 billion of the $4.93 billion total.

All totaled, 44.55 percent of all these Polyethers, epoxides and polyesters, primary forms exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $2.2 billion of the $4.93 billion total