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

Exports: Polymers of vinyl chloride

Polymers of vinyl chloride, the No. 83 export by value totaled $304 million for the month of February, $619.83 million through February of 2019, and $3.93 billion 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$103.49 M
2Canada$97.03 M
3China$76.67 M
4Egypt$30.77 M
5India$19.61 M
6South Korea$15.47 M
7United Arab Emirates$14.15 M
8Japan$13.59 M
9Peru$12.79 M
10Colombia$11.15 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $619.83 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $156,007,349
2Port of New Orleans $103,171,536
3Port Laredo $54,532,377
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $32,443,668
5Port of Freeport, Texas $31,063,485
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $30,814,092
7Port of Los Angeles $25,530,253
8Port of New York $20,342,385
9Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $13,333,911
10Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $13,328,172

U.S. exports of Polymers of vinyl chloride increased 0.90 percent through February to $619.83 million

U.S. exports of Polymers of vinyl chloride increased 0.90 percent from $614.28 million to $619.83 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 83 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 82 for the last full year with a total value of $3.93 billion, a $225.04 million, 6.08 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Egypt and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Freeport, Texas.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Egypt and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $103,493,658
2Canada $97,030,754
3China $76,667,479
4Egypt $30,769,446
5India $19,612,609
6South Korea $15,470,736
7United Arab Emirates $14,145,366
8Japan $13,594,723
9Peru $12,789,861
10Colombia $11,145,394

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $370,746,903
2New Orleans $165,145,460
3Detroit $130,289,872
4Laredo $113,764,660
5Los Angeles $92,192,044
6New York City $57,025,221
7San Diego $34,788,138
8Phoenix/Nogales $23,361,355
9Buffalo $23,310,957
10Philadelphia $22,325,548

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 fell 8.5 percent compared to last year to $156.01 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 8.3 percent compared to last year to $103.17 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 0.58 percent compared to last year to $54.53 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 30.28 percent compared to last year to $32.44 million.
  • Port of Freeport, Texas rose 181.93 percent compared to last year to $31.06 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 to No. 1 Mexico increased $1.98 million, 1.95 percent, (16.7 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $2.84 million, 3.02 percent, (15.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $4.35 million, 6.02 percent, (12.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Egypt decreased $6.23 million, 16.84 percent, (4.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 India increased $2.59 million, 15.18 percent, (3.16 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 52.85 percent of all these Polymers of vinyl chloride exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $327.57 million of the $619.83 million total.

All totaled, 60.86 percent of all these Polymers of vinyl chloride exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $377.22 million of the $619.83 million total