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

Exports: Polyethers, epoxides and polyesters, primary forms

Polyethers, epoxides and polyesters, primary forms, the No. 53 export by value totaled $438.94 million for the month of December, $5.83 billion through December 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$1.67 B
2China$906.59 M
3Canada$851.68 M
4The Netherlands$255.28 M
5Japan$236.67 M
6Brazil$210.07 M
7South Korea$197.4 M
8Taiwan$176.94 M
9Belgium$171.42 M
10Hong Kong$128.37 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $5.83 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $809,548,121
2Port of Charleston $585,261,988
3Port of Houston $452,151,714
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $382,215,555
5Port of New York $361,357,119
6Port of Los Angeles $320,945,716
7El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $271,189,797
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $265,232,219
9Port of Long Beach $253,603,581
10Brownsville International Bridges $228,628,940

U.S. exports of Polyethers, epoxides and polyesters, primary forms increased 4.81 percent through December to $5.83 billion

U.S. exports of Polyethers, epoxides and polyesters, primary forms increased 4.81 percent from $5.56 billion to $5.83 billion in 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 53 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 51 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 December 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $1,671,107,161
2China $906,593,356
3Canada $851,676,584
4The Netherlands $255,284,521
5Japan $236,666,174
6Brazil $210,066,007
7South Korea $197,396,240
8Taiwan $176,938,077
9Belgium $171,415,038
10Hong Kong $128,373,726

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LAREDO, TX $491,072,138
2CHARLESTON, SC $294,927,594
3HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $263,926,458
4LOS ANGELES, CA $256,169,556
5DETROIT, MI $217,349,696
6NEW YORK CITY, NY $209,072,014
7SAVANNAH, GA $205,825,912
8EL PASO, TX $127,187,076
9NORFOLK, VA $82,547,664
10SAN DIEGO, CA $82,392,916

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 4.74 percent compared to last year to $809.55 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 20.97 percent compared to last year to $585.26 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 4.58 percent compared to last year to $452.15 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 23.61 percent compared to last year to $382.22 million.
  • Port of New York rose 9.96 percent compared to last year to $361.36 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 $90.09 million, 5.7 percent, (28.66 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 China increased $50.17 million, 5.86 percent, (15.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada increased $31.73 million, 3.87 percent, (14.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 The Netherlands decreased $12.71 million, 4.74 percent, (4.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan increased $39.96 million, 20.31 percent, (4.06 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 67.25 percent of all these Polyethers, epoxides and polyesters, primary forms exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $3.92 billion of the $5.83 billion total.

All totaled, 44.43 percent of all these Polyethers, epoxides and polyesters, primary forms exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $2.59 billion of the $5.83 billion total