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

Imports: Acrylonitrile, related compounds

Acrylonitrile, related compounds, the No. 539 import by value totaled $27.75 million for the month of July, $224.62 million through July of 2019, and $344.49 million 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
1China$121.81 M
2India$35.95 M
3Germany$15.51 M
4Japan$14.86 M
5United Kingdom$12.54 M
6Israel$4.84 M
7Taiwan$4.55 M
8Switzerland$3.88 M
9South Korea$3.24 M
10Italy$2.57 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $224.62 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $37,917,025
2Port of New Orleans $36,666,843
3Port of Los Angeles $35,368,166
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $24,066,171
5Port of Charleston $19,980,699
6Port of Virginia $12,231,891
7Port of Tacoma, Wash. $12,043,638
8Port of Seattle, Wash. $10,939,157
9Port of Houston $8,016,211
10Port of Long Beach $6,400,145

U.S. imports of Acrylonitrile, related compounds increased 8.01 percent through July to $224.62 million

U.S. imports of Acrylonitrile, related compounds increased 8.01 percent from $207.95 million to $224.62 million through the first seven 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 539 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 559 for the last full year with a total value of $344.49 million, a $47.33 million, 15.93 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 India, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 India, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Tacoma, Wash..

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $121,810,184
2India $35,945,152
3Germany $15,511,939
4Japan $14,863,439
5United Kingdom $12,535,921
6Israel $4,837,527
7Taiwan $4,550,709
8Switzerland $3,881,494
9South Korea $3,239,983
10Italy $2,573,606

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1St. Louis $17,920,638
2New York City $14,950,175
3Los Angeles $14,809,910
4Chicago $12,393,346
5New Orleans $9,995,521
6Atlanta/Savannah $9,567,485
7Charleston $9,195,792
8Houston $7,486,702
9Philadelphia $3,563,965
10Minneapolis $2,796,523

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 4.77 percent compared to last year to $37.92 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 43.9 percent compared to last year to $36.67 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 33.19 percent compared to last year to $35.37 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 39.1 percent compared to last year to $24.07 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 22.33 percent compared to last year to $19.98 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 $1.31 million, 1.09 percent, (54.23 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 India increased $8.34 million, 30.21 percent, (16 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $3.63 million, 30.58 percent, (6.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan decreased $1.9 million, 11.33 percent, (6.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom increased $4.9 million, 64.15 percent, (5.58 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 89.34 percent of all these Acrylonitrile, related compounds imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $200.67 million of the $224.62 million total.

All totaled, 68.56 percent of all these Acrylonitrile, related compounds imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $154 million of the $224.62 million total