Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Imports: Aldehydes, cyclic polymers, paraformaldehyde

Aldehydes, cyclic polymers, paraformaldehyde, the No. 553 import by value totaled $30.09 million for the month of February, $53.64 million through February of 2020, and $312.56 million for all of 2019, 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$20.33 M
2Japan$7.5 M
3Germany$6.25 M
4India$4.23 M
5France$3.07 M
6Spain$2.1 M
7Norway$2.05 M
8Indonesia$1.84 M
9Mexico$1.58 M
10United Kingdom$1.51 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $53.64 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $26,320,033
2Port of Charleston $10,915,250
3Port of Houston $4,871,409
4Port of New Orleans $1,885,894
5John F. Kennedy International Airport $1,874,998
6Port of Los Angeles $1,588,323
7Port Laredo $942,340
8Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $846,475
9Chicago O’Hare International Airport $772,813
10Port of Virginia $603,429

U.S. imports of Aldehydes, cyclic polymers, paraformaldehyde decreased 0.11 percent through February to $53.64 million

U.S. imports of Aldehydes, cyclic polymers, paraformaldehyde decreased 0.11 percent from $53.7 million to $53.64 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 553 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 575 for the last full year with a total value of $312.56 million, a $2.16 million, 0.70 percent increase from the 2018 total.

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

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Germany, 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.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $20,330,043
2Japan $7,500,853
3Germany $6,245,579
4India $4,231,523
5France $3,072,081
6Spain $2,104,631
7Norway $2,047,860
8Indonesia $1,841,605
9Mexico $1,579,206
10United Kingdom $1,511,149

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $9,858,364
2Charleston $5,740,114
3Houston $2,287,018
4Detroit $837,978
5New Orleans $828,267
6Cleveland $642,524
7Laredo $536,245
8Chicago $418,781
9Norfolk $308,430
10Dallas $306,915

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 fell 6.57 percent compared to last year to $26.32 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 18.06 percent compared to last year to $10.92 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 18.6 percent compared to last year to $4.87 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 16.35 percent compared to last year to $1.89 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 11.75 percent compared to last year to $1.87 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 $1.62 million, 8.64 percent, (37.9 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan decreased $1.9 million, 20.22 percent, (13.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany decreased $654,225, 9.48 percent, (11.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India increased $855,178, 25.33 percent, (7.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 France increased $1.23 million, 66.72 percent, (5.73 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 77.14 percent of all these Aldehydes, cyclic polymers, paraformaldehyde imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $41.38 million of the $53.64 million total.

All totaled, 85.51 percent of all these Aldehydes, cyclic polymers, paraformaldehyde imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $45.87 million of the $53.64 million total