Current data is through December 2019.

Imports: Acrylic and methacrylic acids, etc.

Acrylic and methacrylic acids, etc., the No. 319 import by value totaled $88.05 million for the month of December, $1.06 billion through December of 2019, and $1.08 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 Sources

RankCountry2019
1China$304.67 M
2Japan$130.65 M
3South Korea$90.5 M
4Germany$88.99 M
5India$76.42 M
6Mexico$52.65 M
7Brazil$43.07 M
8United Kingdom$41.26 M
9Saudi Arabia$39.05 M
10France$38.09 M
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U.S. imports of Acrylic and methacrylic acids, etc. decreased 1.82 percent through December 2019 to $1.06 billion

U.S. imports of Acrylic and methacrylic acids, etc. decreased 1.82 percent from $1.08 billion to $1.06 billion in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 319 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 329 for the last full year with a total value of $1.08 billion, a $131.04 million, 13.74 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through December 2019 the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

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

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five in 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston fell 1.01 percent to $196.39 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 5.86 percent to $189.57 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 7.43 percent to $125.47 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 6.68 percent to $72.78 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 21.59 percent to $67.18 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 decreased $79.74 million, 20.74 percent, (28.61 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $23.57 million, 22.01 percent, (12.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea increased $11.26 million, 14.21 percent, (8.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany decreased $11.79 million, 11.7 percent, (8.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 India increased $35.16 million, 85.22 percent, (7.18 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 64.91 percent of all these Acrylic and methacrylic acids, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $691.24 million of the $1.06 billion total.

All totaled, 61.17 percent of all these Acrylic and methacrylic acids, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $651.39 million of the $1.06 billion total.