Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through May 2020.

Exports: Prepared glues and adhesives

Prepared glues and adhesives, the No. 177 export by value totaled $97.48 million for the month of May, $562.97 million through May of 2020, and $1.49 billion for all of 2019, 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
1Canada$134.22 M
2Mexico$120.75 M
3China$48.43 M
4Germany$23.8 M
5Thailand$15.93 M
6Japan$13.49 M
7South Korea$12.38 M
8Vietnam$12.02 M
9Singapore$11.68 M
10Saudi Arabia$11.32 M
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U.S. exports of Prepared glues and adhesives decreased 10.23 percent through May to $562.97 million

U.S. exports of Prepared glues and adhesives decreased 10.23 percent from $627.12 million to $562.97 million through the first five months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 177 through May among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 178 for the last full year with a total value of $1.49 billion, a $49.17 million, 3.20 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Hong Kong. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Hong Kong. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 30.21 percent compared to last year to $49.92 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 34.19 percent compared to last year to $42.06 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 2.59 percent compared to last year to $36.73 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 16.98 percent compared to last year to $34.98 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 16.57 percent compared to last year to $33.42 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 from No. 1 Canada decreased $474,201, 0.13 percent, (66.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $12.24 million, 3.32 percent, (63.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 China decreased $11.08 million, 8.64 percent, (20.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 Germany decreased $7.65 million, 12.93 percent, (9.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 Hong Kong increased $392,877, 1.02 percent, (6.93 percent market share).

All totaled, 62.95 percent of all these Prepared glues and adhesives exports from the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $936.4 million of the $1.49 billion total.

All totaled, 35.01 percent of all these Prepared glues and adhesives exports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $197.1 million of the $562.97 million total