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

Imports: Acetic acids, vinyl acetates, etc.

Acetic acids, vinyl acetates, etc., the No. 405 import by value totaled $64.03 million for the month of March, $181.14 million through March of 2019, and $828.24 million 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Germany$27.57 M
2Mexico$26.48 M
3China$22.94 M
4The Netherlands$19.06 M
5India$16.63 M
6Malaysia$9.8 M
7France$8.62 M
8Japan$8.18 M
9Sweden$5.34 M
10Canada$5.18 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $181.14 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $59,658,287
2Port of Houston $34,547,514
3Port of Virginia $11,932,748
4Port Laredo $11,860,132
5Port of New Orleans $9,097,048
6Port of Los Angeles $6,259,117
7Port of Philadelphia $5,746,190
8Port of Charleston $5,400,210
9Chicago O’Hare International Airport $4,342,689
10Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $3,500,991

U.S. imports of Acetic acids, vinyl acetates, etc. decreased 14.29 percent through March to $181.14 million

U.S. imports of Acetic acids, vinyl acetates, etc. decreased 14.29 percent from $211.34 million to $181.14 million through the first three 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 405 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 371 for the last full year with a total value of $828.24 million, a $83.05 million, 11.14 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Malaysia and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $27,570,733
2Mexico $26,482,096
3China $22,941,597
4The Netherlands $19,058,327
5India $16,628,252
6Malaysia $9,800,058
7France $8,619,980
8Japan $8,184,008
9Sweden $5,335,659
10Canada $5,184,348

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $84,656,927
2Houston $63,452,885
3Chicago $18,800,131
4Laredo $14,335,486
5Detroit $8,391,562
6Charleston $8,073,510
7Cleveland $7,570,774
8New Orleans $7,318,511
9Los Angeles $6,363,841
10Philadelphia $5,872,469

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 10.23 percent compared to last year to $59.66 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 31.83 percent compared to last year to $34.55 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 25.83 percent compared to last year to $11.93 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 2.62 percent compared to last year to $11.86 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 48.35 percent compared to last year to $9.1 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. imports from No. 1 Germany increased $3.47 million, 14.38 percent, (15.22 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $969,166, 3.8 percent, (14.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $6.97 million, 23.29 percent, (12.67 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 The Netherlands increased $2.39 million, 14.34 percent, (10.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 India decreased $1.63 million, 8.94 percent, (9.18 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 62.21 percent of all these Acetic acids, vinyl acetates, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $112.68 million of the $181.14 million total.

All totaled, 70.16 percent of all these Acetic acids, vinyl acetates, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $127.1 million of the $181.14 million total