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

Imports: Aldehydes, cyclic polymers, paraformaldehyde

Aldehydes, cyclic polymers, paraformaldehyde, the No. 600 import by value totaled $23.45 million for the month of December, $310.4 million through December 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$125.19 M
2Japan$39.73 M
3Germany$39.45 M
4India$17.67 M
5Spain$14.42 M
6Norway$13.45 M
7United Kingdom$10.47 M
8France$10.11 M
9Mexico$8.42 M
10Switzerland$8.28 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $310.4 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $152,500,273
2Port of Charleston $41,172,699
3Port of Houston $30,964,273
4John F. Kennedy International Airport $21,488,730
5Port of New Orleans $13,496,039
6Port of Los Angeles $8,606,125
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $6,662,043
8Port Laredo $5,804,091
9Port of Long Beach $3,398,656
10Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $3,304,186

U.S. imports of Aldehydes, cyclic polymers, paraformaldehyde increased 11.61 percent through December to $310.4 million

U.S. imports of Aldehydes, cyclic polymers, paraformaldehyde increased 11.61 percent from $278.12 million to $310.4 million in 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 600 through December 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 December of this year the leading 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.

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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $125,187,479
2Japan $39,734,523
3Germany $39,451,762
4India $17,669,977
5Spain $14,417,983
6Norway $13,445,205
7United Kingdom $10,473,036
8France $10,109,845
9Mexico $8,416,522
10Switzerland $8,280,286

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $42,107,661
2Charleston $12,872,323
3Houston $8,725,918
4New Orleans $3,653,086
5Chicago $2,143,459
6Cleveland $1,734,864
7Dallas $1,373,187
8Atlanta/Savannah $1,257,282
9Laredo $1,033,903
10Philadelphia $934,817

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 4.94 percent compared to last year to $152.5 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 10.55 percent compared to last year to $41.17 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 24.71 percent compared to last year to $30.96 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 57.87 percent compared to last year to $21.49 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 37.08 percent compared to last year to $13.5 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 $15.44 million, 14.06 percent, (40.33 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $2.73 million, 7.36 percent, (12.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $2.74 million, 7.45 percent, (12.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India increased $3.67 million, 26.17 percent, (5.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Spain increased $624,597, 4.53 percent, (4.64 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 76.18 percent of all these Aldehydes, cyclic polymers, paraformaldehyde imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $236.46 million of the $310.4 million total.

All totaled, 83.64 percent of all these Aldehydes, cyclic polymers, paraformaldehyde imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $259.62 million of the $310.4 million total