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

Exports: Prepared glues and adhesives

Prepared glues and adhesives, the No. 181 export by value totaled $132.95 million for the month of August, $1.01 billion through August of 2019, and $1.54 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
1Canada$251.99 M
2Mexico$249.56 M
3China$75.31 M
4Germany$34.57 M
5Hong Kong$30.72 M
6Singapore$24.55 M
7Thailand$21.83 M
8Japan$20.18 M
9Brazil$20.06 M
10United Kingdom$17.63 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.01 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $114,259,453
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $64,709,152
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $63,587,248
4Chicago O’Hare International Airport $56,134,353
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $52,816,105
6Port of Long Beach $51,885,314
7Port of Los Angeles $50,023,702
8Port of New York $44,571,221
9Los Angeles International Airport $37,995,076
10Low-Valued Imports and Exports $30,023,891

U.S. exports of Prepared glues and adhesives decreased 2.70 percent through August to $1.01 billion

U.S. exports of Prepared glues and adhesives decreased 2.70 percent from $1.04 billion to $1.01 billion through the first eight 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 181 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 181 for the last full year with a total value of $1.54 billion, a $15.84 million, 1.04 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the top trade partners 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.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Thailand. 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.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $251,990,795
2Mexico $249,562,672
3China $75,314,110
4Germany $34,569,773
5Hong Kong $30,723,659
6Singapore $24,554,644
7Thailand $21,834,928
8Japan $20,183,714
9Brazil $20,056,422
10United Kingdom $17,628,651

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $73,369,801
2Los Angeles $67,065,445
3Detroit $58,520,440
4New York City $32,103,269
5Chicago $30,410,931
6Buffalo $24,671,960
7Miami $21,284,148
8San Diego $17,253,073
9Norfolk $15,683,557
10El Paso $14,225,360

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 14.49 percent compared to last year to $114.26 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 5.97 percent compared to last year to $64.71 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 0.92 percent compared to last year to $63.59 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 1.98 percent compared to last year to $56.13 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 11.17 percent compared to last year to $52.82 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 Canada decreased $2.58 million, 1.01 percent, (24.99 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $3.25 million, 1.32 percent, (24.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China decreased $11.52 million, 13.26 percent, (7.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany decreased $7.19 million, 17.21 percent, (3.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Hong Kong increased $6.68 million, 27.79 percent, (3.05 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 63.68 percent of all these Prepared glues and adhesives exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $642.16 million of the $1.01 billion total.

All totaled, 34.86 percent of all these Prepared glues and adhesives exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $351.51 million of the $1.01 billion total