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

Imports: Acrylic and methacrylic acids, etc.

Acrylic and methacrylic acids, etc., the No. 329 import by value totaled $111.16 million for the month of December, $1.08 billion through December 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$384.42 M
2Japan$107.08 M
3Germany$100.78 M
4South Korea$79.24 M
5United Kingdom$65.17 M
6Mexico$47.97 M
7India$41.26 M
8Taiwan$33.33 M
9Brazil$32.3 M
10France$28.1 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.08 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $201,371,848
2Port of Houston $198,382,537
3Port of Los Angeles $116,790,532
4Chicago O’Hare International Airport $85,672,776
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $77,988,295
6Port of Charleston $76,817,888
7Port of Virginia $70,102,023
8Port of Long Beach $49,171,134
9Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $27,192,516
10John F. Kennedy International Airport $23,608,074

U.S. imports of Acrylic and methacrylic acids, etc. increased 13.74 percent through December to $1.08 billion

U.S. imports of Acrylic and methacrylic acids, etc. increased 13.74 percent from $953.61 million to $1.08 billion in 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 329 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 328 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 December of this 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..

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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $384,416,813
2Japan $107,080,785
3Germany $100,776,940
4South Korea $79,238,074
5United Kingdom $65,166,002
6Mexico $47,966,123
7India $41,262,430
8Taiwan $33,325,147
9Brazil $32,298,521
10France $28,101,647

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $56,977,561
2Houston $45,502,947
3Chicago $35,746,265
4Detroit $22,089,968
5Charleston $17,218,578
6Atlanta/Savannah $15,717,442
7Los Angeles $12,696,681
8Cleveland $10,319,850
9St. Louis $8,607,491
10New Orleans $8,296,291

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 13.19 percent compared to last year to $201.37 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 40.31 percent compared to last year to $198.38 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 0.56 percent compared to last year to $116.79 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 8.54 percent compared to last year to $85.67 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 3.95 percent compared to last year to $77.99 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 $31.51 million, 8.93 percent, (35.44 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $247,917, 0.23 percent, (9.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $26.89 million, 36.4 percent, (9.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea increased $17.35 million, 28.03 percent, (7.31 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom increased $25.59 million, 64.67 percent, (6.01 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 67.92 percent of all these Acrylic and methacrylic acids, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $736.68 million of the $1.08 billion total.

All totaled, 62.71 percent of all these Acrylic and methacrylic acids, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $680.21 million of the $1.08 billion total