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

Imports: Acrylic polymers

Acrylic polymers, the No. 341 import by value totaled $74.66 million for the month of February, $162.18 million through February of 2019, and $1.05 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

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$29 M
2Japan$25.45 M
3Germany$21.08 M
4Israel$12.7 M
5United Kingdom$10.68 M
6South Korea$10.17 M
7France$8.52 M
8The Netherlands$7.92 M
9China$7.66 M
10Mexico$6.92 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $162.18 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $19,182,633
2Port of Los Angeles $14,427,771
3Port of Charleston $12,839,768
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $11,495,706
5Port of Virginia $11,386,570
6Port of Boston $10,912,122
7Port of Houston $10,158,170
8Port of Wilmington, N.C. $9,309,995
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $9,299,903
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $9,199,632

U.S. imports of Acrylic polymers increased 4.62 percent through February to $162.18 million

U.S. imports of Acrylic polymers increased 4.62 percent from $155.02 million to $162.18 million through the first two 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 341 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 335 for the last full year with a total value of $1.05 billion, a $102.29 million, 10.81 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Israel and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 China and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $28,995,560
2Japan $25,452,693
3Germany $21,079,157
4Israel $12,696,065
5United Kingdom $10,680,326
6South Korea $10,171,269
7France $8,524,875
8The Netherlands $7,916,065
9China $7,661,956
10Mexico $6,918,475

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $33,713,612
2New York City $32,877,658
3Houston $27,619,377
4Charleston $27,564,505
5Boston $24,462,946
6Los Angeles $19,597,079
7Buffalo $18,530,343
8Chicago $17,377,262
9Atlanta/Savannah $16,926,972
10Cleveland $15,966,068

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 6.11 percent compared to last year to $19.18 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 20.49 percent compared to last year to $14.43 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 14.52 percent compared to last year to $12.84 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 18.42 percent compared to last year to $11.5 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 3.06 percent compared to last year to $11.39 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 Canada increased $1.23 million, 4.42 percent, (17.88 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $3.03 million, 13.52 percent, (15.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $738,942, 3.63 percent, (13 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Israel increased $2.82 million, 28.56 percent, (7.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $849,283, 7.37 percent, (6.59 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 60.98 percent of all these Acrylic polymers imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $98.9 million of the $162.18 million total.

All totaled, 42.75 percent of all these Acrylic polymers imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $69.33 million of the $162.18 million total