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

Exports: Polymers of vinyl acetate

Polymers of vinyl acetate, the No. 282 export by value totaled $66.41 million for the month of October, $722.03 million through October of 2018, and $876.49 million 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$139.34 M
2Belgium$124.65 M
3China$77.07 M
4Canada$66.34 M
5South Korea$44.74 M
6Singapore$37.18 M
7Japan$31.36 M
8The Netherlands$28.89 M
9Brazil$28.32 M
10India$22.76 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $722.03 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $171,964,845
2Port Laredo $114,936,756
3Port of New York $79,272,580
4Port of Charleston $72,325,421
5Port of Long Beach $57,957,160
6Port of Los Angeles $54,918,941
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $36,493,784
8Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $18,846,988
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $18,509,740
10Port of Virginia $13,953,618

U.S. exports of Polymers of vinyl acetate decreased 1.65 percent through October to $722.03 million

U.S. exports of Polymers of vinyl acetate decreased 1.65 percent from $734.13 million to $722.03 million 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 282 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 270 for the last full year with a total value of $876.49 million, a $90.46 million, 11.51 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this 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.

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 Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port of New York.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $139,338,079
2Belgium $124,651,844
3China $77,072,046
4Canada $66,337,516
5South Korea $44,738,428
6Singapore $37,178,910
7Japan $31,363,313
8The Netherlands $28,893,852
9Brazil $28,320,383
10India $22,763,020

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $30,136,487
2Laredo $26,594,056
3Los Angeles $23,941,771
4New York City $18,071,483
5Charleston $14,333,768
6Detroit $7,824,818
7Atlanta/Savannah $5,091,059
8Norfolk $2,489,482
9Pembina, N.D. $1,998,745
10Buffalo $1,526,708

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 Houston rose 8 percent compared to last year to $171.96 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 6.19 percent compared to last year to $114.94 million.
  • Port of New York rose 20.43 percent compared to last year to $79.27 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 9.52 percent compared to last year to $72.33 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 33.43 percent compared to last year to $57.96 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 $148,537, 0.11 percent, (19.3 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Belgium decreased $613,268, 0.49 percent, (17.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China decreased $16.48 million, 17.62 percent, (10.67 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Canada decreased $2.27 million, 3.31 percent, (9.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 South Korea increased $5.24 million, 13.27 percent, (6.2 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 62.62 percent of all these Polymers of vinyl acetate exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $452.14 million of the $722.03 million total.

All totaled, 68.76 percent of all these Polymers of vinyl acetate exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $496.46 million of the $722.03 million total