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

Imports: Artificial and prepared waxes

Artificial and prepared waxes, the No. 663 import by value totaled $17.27 million for the month of May, $86.69 million through May of 2020, and $213.9 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
1Germany$21.16 M
2Canada$9.36 M
3South Korea$8.1 M
4Malaysia$7.58 M
5Japan$5.36 M
6India$5.08 M
7The Netherlands$3.9 M
8United Kingdom$3.84 M
9Mexico$3.73 M
10France$3.51 M
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U.S. imports of Artificial and prepared waxes decreased 0.80 percent through May to $86.69 million

U.S. imports of Artificial and prepared waxes decreased 0.80 percent from $87.39 million to $86.69 million through the first five 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 663 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 684 for the last full year with a total value of $213.9 million, a $21.72 million, 9.22 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Malaysia and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Houston.

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

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 19.22 percent compared to last year to $23.02 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 29.11 percent compared to last year to $13.96 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 8.33 percent compared to last year to $6.1 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 23.9 percent compared to last year to $5.91 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 8.82 percent compared to last year to $4.78 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 $621,414, 3.02 percent, (24.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $1.15 million, 10.92 percent, (10.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea decreased $441,756, 5.17 percent, (9.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Malaysia increased $1.15 million, 17.96 percent, (8.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan increased $759,081, 16.51 percent, (6.18 percent market share).

All totaled, 59.48 percent of all these Artificial and prepared waxes imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $51.57 million of the $86.69 million total.

All totaled, 62.02 percent of all these Artificial and prepared waxes imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $53.77 million of the $86.69 million total