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

Imports: Acrylic polymers

Acrylic polymers, the No. 328 import by value totaled $87.23 million for the month of August, $707.89 million through August 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$125.95 M
2Japan$106.63 M
3Germany$85.84 M
4Israel$49.63 M
5South Korea$48.22 M
6United Kingdom$47.93 M
7China$47.85 M
8France$43.41 M
9The Netherlands$29.26 M
10Mexico$23.19 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $707.89 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $73,613,591
2Port of Houston $69,089,090
3Port of Virginia $56,984,170
4Port of Los Angeles $50,361,674
5Port of Charleston $47,638,742
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $47,474,206
7Port of Boston $46,802,300
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $38,998,681
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $37,944,974
10Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $36,597,684

U.S. imports of Acrylic polymers increased 0.37 percent through August to $707.89 million

U.S. imports of Acrylic polymers increased 0.37 percent from $705.26 million to $707.89 million through the first eight 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 328 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 331 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 August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Israel and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 China and No. 5 South Korea. 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 – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $125,946,003
2Japan $106,627,265
3Germany $85,836,908
4Israel $49,627,362
5South Korea $48,217,213
6United Kingdom $47,928,011
7China $47,851,557
8France $43,411,494
9The Netherlands $29,255,218
10Mexico $23,185,383

January – August 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 eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 8.83 percent compared to last year to $73.61 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 2.77 percent compared to last year to $69.09 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 18.07 percent compared to last year to $56.98 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 18.58 percent compared to last year to $50.36 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 20.23 percent compared to last year to $47.64 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 decreased $4.53 million, 3.47 percent, (17.79 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $6.13 million, 6.1 percent, (15.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany decreased $5.43 million, 5.95 percent, (12.13 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Israel increased $14.76 million, 42.33 percent, (7.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea increased $2.74 million, 6.03 percent, (6.81 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 58.8 percent of all these Acrylic polymers imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $416.25 million of the $707.89 million total.

All totaled, 42.05 percent of all these Acrylic polymers imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $297.69 million of the $707.89 million total