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

Exports: Prepared glues and adhesives

Prepared glues and adhesives, the No. 180 export by value totaled $111.37 million for the month of February, $235.97 million through February 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
1Mexico$61.57 M
2Canada$58.97 M
3China$18.67 M
4Germany$7.49 M
5Thailand$6.01 M
6Hong Kong$5.89 M
7Singapore$5.87 M
8Brazil$5.34 M
9Japan$3.93 M
10South Korea$3.7 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $235.97 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $27,378,966
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $14,643,183
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $14,393,041
4Port of Los Angeles $14,090,187
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $13,658,128
6Chicago O’Hare International Airport $12,127,875
7Port of New York $10,111,100
8Port of Long Beach $9,806,086
9Los Angeles International Airport $9,491,910
10El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $8,906,363

U.S. exports of Prepared glues and adhesives increased 3.11 percent through February to $235.97 million

U.S. exports of Prepared glues and adhesives increased 3.11 percent from $228.86 million to $235.97 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 180 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 196 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 February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, 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 Port of Los Angeles 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 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.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $61,573,317
2Canada $58,974,473
3China $18,667,675
4Germany $7,487,981
5Thailand $6,011,607
6Hong Kong $5,887,139
7Singapore $5,870,444
8Brazil $5,336,508
9Japan $3,934,417
10South Korea $3,695,599

January – February 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 two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 23.94 percent compared to last year to $27.38 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 9.53 percent compared to last year to $14.64 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 1.93 percent compared to last year to $14.39 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 21.14 percent compared to last year to $14.09 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 5.4 percent compared to last year to $13.66 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 $9.16 million, 17.48 percent, (26.09 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $1.71 million, 2.98 percent, (24.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China decreased $1.71 million, 8.4 percent, (7.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany decreased $2.1 million, 21.88 percent, (3.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Thailand increased $550,750, 10.09 percent, (2.55 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 64.72 percent of all these Prepared glues and adhesives exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $152.72 million of the $235.97 million total.

All totaled, 35.67 percent of all these Prepared glues and adhesives exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $84.16 million of the $235.97 million total