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

Imports: Artificial and prepared waxes

Artificial and prepared waxes, the No. 681 import by value totaled $17.09 million for the month of February, $34.5 million through February of 2019, and $235.62 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
1Germany$8.31 M
2Canada$5.31 M
3India$3.02 M
4South Korea$2.74 M
5Malaysia$2.46 M
6Mexico$2.24 M
7Japan$1.77 M
8China$1.72 M
9The Netherlands$1.44 M
10France$1.13 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $34.5 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $7,613,540
2Port of Charleston $4,289,975
3Port of Virginia $3,669,265
4Port of Los Angeles $2,477,562
5Port Laredo $2,105,173
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $2,094,103
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $2,073,882
8Port of Houston $2,024,177
9Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $1,726,080
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $1,724,863

U.S. imports of Artificial and prepared waxes decreased 7.18 percent through February to $34.5 million

U.S. imports of Artificial and prepared waxes decreased 7.18 percent from $37.18 million to $34.5 million through the first two 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 681 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 665 for the last full year with a total value of $235.62 million, a $7.9 million, 3.47 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 India, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Malaysia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port Laredo.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Malaysia, No. 4 India and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $8,314,589
2Canada $5,306,592
3India $3,019,064
4South Korea $2,737,991
5Malaysia $2,462,291
6Mexico $2,240,257
7Japan $1,769,309
8China $1,717,703
9The Netherlands $1,439,626
10France $1,130,888

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $12,177,010
2Detroit $10,047,682
3Charleston $10,043,949
4Chicago $8,485,846
5Cleveland $4,500,282
6Laredo $3,511,000
7Houston $3,487,147
8Buffalo $2,799,270
9New Orleans $2,536,701
10Atlanta/Savannah $2,251,893

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 23.14 percent compared to last year to $7.61 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 17.82 percent compared to last year to $4.29 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 97.46 percent compared to last year to $3.67 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 20.32 percent compared to last year to $2.48 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 19.24 percent compared to last year to $2.11 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 Germany increased $644,517, 8.4 percent, (24.1 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $1.5 million, 22.09 percent, (15.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 India increased $88,209, 3.01 percent, (8.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea increased $204,254, 8.06 percent, (7.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Malaysia decreased $655,441, 21.02 percent, (7.14 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 63.3 percent of all these Artificial and prepared waxes imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $21.84 million of the $34.5 million total.

All totaled, 58.41 percent of all these Artificial and prepared waxes imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $20.16 million of the $34.5 million total