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

Exports: Prepared glues and adhesives

Prepared glues and adhesives, the No. 181 export by value totaled $136.3 million for the month of October, $1.3 billion through October of 2018, and $1.52 billion 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
1Canada$318.25 M
2Mexico$310.41 M
3China$108.12 M
4Germany$50.32 M
5Hong Kong$31.36 M
6Thailand$30.69 M
7Japan$26.36 M
8Brazil$26.14 M
9South Korea$24.52 M
10United Kingdom$22.85 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.3 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $128,221,957
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $85,309,392
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $79,535,372
4Chicago O’Hare International Airport $74,948,069
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $72,609,977
6Port of Los Angeles $66,451,079
7Port of Long Beach $62,359,118
8Los Angeles International Airport $58,107,026
9Port of New York $56,889,061
10Brownsville International Bridges $47,358,482

U.S. exports of Prepared glues and adhesives increased 2.63 percent through October to $1.3 billion

U.S. exports of Prepared glues and adhesives increased 2.63 percent from $1.27 billion to $1.3 billion 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 181 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 180 for the last full year with a total value of $1.52 billion, a $106.49 million, 7.53 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October 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 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $318,245,227
2Mexico $310,410,716
3China $108,119,194
4Germany $50,321,083
5Hong Kong $31,364,639
6Thailand $30,687,755
7Japan $26,358,351
8Brazil $26,144,364
9South Korea $24,523,576
10United Kingdom $22,853,128

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $34,431,960
2Los Angeles $33,826,331
3Detroit $30,345,161
4New York City $15,565,654
5Chicago $13,346,786
6Buffalo $12,958,657
7Miami $10,273,772
8San Diego $9,325,495
9Norfolk $8,766,944
10Low Value Shipments $6,612,064

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 Laredo rose 1.79 percent compared to last year to $128.22 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 6.18 percent compared to last year to $85.31 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 8.77 percent compared to last year to $79.54 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 15.19 percent compared to last year to $74.95 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 8.77 percent compared to last year to $72.61 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 increased $17.72 million, 5.9 percent, (24.45 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $5.47 million, 1.73 percent, (23.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China decreased $10.66 million, 8.97 percent, (8.31 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany decreased $12.19 million, 19.51 percent, (3.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Hong Kong increased $6.29 million, 25.09 percent, (2.41 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 62.89 percent of all these Prepared glues and adhesives exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $818.46 million of the $1.3 billion total.

All totaled, 33.86 percent of all these Prepared glues and adhesives exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $440.62 million of the $1.3 billion total