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

Imports: Aldehydes, cyclic polymers, paraformaldehyde

Aldehydes, cyclic polymers, paraformaldehyde, the No. 592 import by value totaled $28.15 million for the month of October, $264.29 million through October of 2018, and $278.12 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$105.96 M
2Germany$36.03 M
3Japan$33.22 M
4India$14.21 M
5Spain$12.95 M
6Norway$11.55 M
7United Kingdom$8.99 M
8France$8.52 M
9Mexico$6.72 M
10Indonesia$6.65 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $264.29 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $130,897,562
2Port of Charleston $35,183,154
3Port of Houston $25,505,977
4John F. Kennedy International Airport $18,794,822
5Port of New Orleans $11,451,771
6Port of Los Angeles $7,207,271
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $5,248,157
8Port Laredo $4,971,064
9Port of Long Beach $2,878,923
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $2,716,357

U.S. imports of Aldehydes, cyclic polymers, paraformaldehyde increased 15.34 percent through October to $264.29 million

U.S. imports of Aldehydes, cyclic polymers, paraformaldehyde increased 15.34 percent from $229.14 million to $264.29 million through the first 10 months of 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 592 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 600 for the last full year with a total value of $278.12 million, a $18.44 million, 7.10 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 India and No. 5 Spain. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Spain and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $105,961,151
2Germany $36,026,306
3Japan $33,219,795
4India $14,207,311
5Spain $12,950,749
6Norway $11,545,925
7United Kingdom $8,992,558
8France $8,520,026
9Mexico $6,717,513
10Indonesia $6,649,840

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $30,554,122
2Charleston $10,128,002
3Houston $4,953,716
4New Orleans $2,710,291
5Chicago $1,664,217
6Cleveland $1,620,354
7Laredo $807,575
8Dallas $603,557
9Philadelphia $472,250
10Atlanta/Savannah $417,965

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 7.49 percent compared to last year to $130.9 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 18.16 percent compared to last year to $35.18 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 25.28 percent compared to last year to $25.51 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 64.35 percent compared to last year to $18.79 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 44.11 percent compared to last year to $11.45 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 $14.11 million, 15.36 percent, (40.09 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany increased $5.45 million, 17.81 percent, (13.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $3.64 million, 12.29 percent, (12.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India increased $2.6 million, 22.42 percent, (5.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Spain increased $1.1 million, 9.33 percent, (4.9 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 76.57 percent of all these Aldehydes, cyclic polymers, paraformaldehyde imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $202.37 million of the $264.29 million total.

All totaled, 83.94 percent of all these Aldehydes, cyclic polymers, paraformaldehyde imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $221.83 million of the $264.29 million total