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

Exports: Polymers of vinyl acetate

Polymers of vinyl acetate, the No. 265 export by value totaled $68.94 million for the month of February, $142.4 million through February of 2019, and $852.86 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
1Mexico$23.92 M
2Belgium$22.23 M
3Canada$14.12 M
4China$12.55 M
5Japan$10.16 M
6South Korea$9.55 M
7Singapore$6.65 M
8India$6.33 M
9Germany$6.19 M
10Brazil$6.15 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $142.4 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $35,901,221
2Port Laredo $20,693,167
3Port of New York $15,778,162
4Port of Charleston $14,457,301
5Port of Los Angeles $12,615,795
6Port of Long Beach $8,020,188
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $6,836,069
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $4,939,966
9Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $3,532,187
10Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $3,189,687

U.S. exports of Polymers of vinyl acetate increased 1.36 percent through February to $142.4 million

U.S. exports of Polymers of vinyl acetate increased 1.36 percent from $140.49 million to $142.4 million through the first two 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 265 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 268 for the last full year with a total value of $852.86 million, a $23.64 million, 2.70 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Belgium, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 China and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Belgium, No. 3 China, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $23,919,572
2Belgium $22,233,174
3Canada $14,116,104
4China $12,551,753
5Japan $10,156,043
6South Korea $9,549,530
7Singapore $6,650,600
8India $6,333,161
9Germany $6,193,111
10Brazil $6,149,655

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $61,886,747
2Laredo $48,632,918
3Los Angeles $46,810,378
4New York City $30,364,870
5Charleston $27,117,190
6Detroit $13,373,441
7Atlanta/Savannah $11,916,966
8Norfolk $5,776,216
9Pembina, N.D. $4,165,608
10Buffalo $3,323,740

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston rose 20.5 percent compared to last year to $35.9 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 19.7 percent compared to last year to $20.69 million.
  • Port of New York fell 0.99 percent compared to last year to $15.78 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 0.86 percent compared to last year to $14.46 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 2.06 percent compared to last year to $12.62 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 decreased $5.81 million, 19.55 percent, (16.8 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Belgium decreased $263,793, 1.17 percent, (15.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada increased $846,301, 6.38 percent, (9.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China decreased $4.24 million, 25.26 percent, (8.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan increased $4.83 million, 90.71 percent, (7.13 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 58.27 percent of all these Polymers of vinyl acetate exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $82.98 million of the $142.4 million total.

All totaled, 69.84 percent of all these Polymers of vinyl acetate exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $99.45 million of the $142.4 million total