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

Imports: Acrylic and methacrylic acids, etc.

Acrylic and methacrylic acids, etc., the No. 332 import by value totaled $98.07 million for the month of October, $881.67 million through October of 2018, and $953.61 million 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1China$298.23 M
2Germany$86.71 M
3Japan$84.48 M
4South Korea$66.38 M
5United Kingdom$57.96 M
6Mexico$42.06 M
7India$31.14 M
8Taiwan$30.47 M
9Brazil$23.59 M
10South Africa$22.77 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $881.67 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $170,653,860
2Port of Newark $165,133,374
3Port of Los Angeles $86,057,943
4Chicago O’Hare International Airport $68,732,616
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $67,296,502
6Port of Charleston $62,482,663
7Port of Virginia $57,336,546
8Port of Long Beach $41,701,423
9Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $22,709,602
10Port of New Orleans $20,063,939

U.S. imports of Acrylic and methacrylic acids, etc. increased 9.51 percent through October to $881.67 million

U.S. imports of Acrylic and methacrylic acids, etc. increased 9.51 percent from $805.08 million to $881.67 million 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 332 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 325 for the last full year with a total value of $953.61 million, a $179.11 million, 23.13 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $298,234,206
2Germany $86,708,093
3Japan $84,476,450
4South Korea $66,379,690
5United Kingdom $57,957,993
6Mexico $42,057,773
7India $31,137,578
8Taiwan $30,471,638
9Brazil $23,586,687
10South Africa $22,766,901

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $31,752,369
2Houston $28,568,761
3Chicago $19,389,134
4Detroit $16,439,067
5Atlanta/Savannah $9,834,016
6Charleston $9,378,274
7Cleveland $6,913,351
8New Orleans $6,730,275
9Norfolk $6,008,204
10St. Louis $4,556,227

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 of Houston rose 35.88 percent compared to last year to $170.65 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 14.93 percent compared to last year to $165.13 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 17.26 percent compared to last year to $86.06 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 0.21 percent compared to last year to $68.73 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 6.92 percent compared to last year to $67.3 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 China increased $3.28 million, 1.11 percent, (33.83 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany increased $25.82 million, 42.39 percent, (9.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan decreased $7.82 million, 8.48 percent, (9.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea increased $14.87 million, 28.86 percent, (7.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom increased $29.39 million, 102.9 percent, (6.57 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 67.34 percent of all these Acrylic and methacrylic acids, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $593.76 million of the $881.67 million total.

All totaled, 63.28 percent of all these Acrylic and methacrylic acids, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $557.87 million of the $881.67 million total