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

Imports: Artificial and prepared waxes

Artificial and prepared waxes, the No. 660 import by value totaled $22.11 million for the month of October, $199.67 million through October of 2018, and $227.72 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
1Germany$43.05 M
2Canada$33.29 M
3South Korea$15.15 M
4Malaysia$14.72 M
5India$14.62 M
6China$12.7 M
7Mexico$11.16 M
8France$9.47 M
9Taiwan$9.24 M
10Japan$8.5 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $199.67 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $46,355,302
2Port of Charleston $26,378,406
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $15,876,999
4Port of Virginia $13,971,220
5Port of Los Angeles $13,864,039
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $11,740,439
7Port Laredo $10,965,001
8Port of Houston $9,536,274
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $7,318,015
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $6,861,342

U.S. imports of Artificial and prepared waxes increased 2.58 percent through October to $199.67 million

U.S. imports of Artificial and prepared waxes increased 2.58 percent from $194.65 million to $199.67 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 660 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 642 for the last full year with a total value of $227.72 million, a $30.99 million, 11.98 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Malaysia and No. 5 India. 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.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Malaysia, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $43,054,952
2Canada $33,287,785
3South Korea $15,153,024
4Malaysia $14,716,754
5India $14,620,285
6China $12,698,566
7Mexico $11,156,095
8France $9,468,081
9Taiwan $9,241,240
10Japan $8,499,037

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $6,321,915
2Chicago $5,401,602
3Detroit $5,281,748
4Charleston $5,118,384
5Buffalo $2,053,885
6Laredo $1,794,896
7Houston $1,572,087
8Cleveland $1,320,805
9Atlanta/Savannah $1,061,861
10New Orleans $1,035,805

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 26.08 percent compared to last year to $46.36 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 15.83 percent compared to last year to $26.38 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 109.32 percent compared to last year to $15.88 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 26.2 percent compared to last year to $13.97 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 1.07 percent compared to last year to $13.86 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 $7.41 million, 20.78 percent, (21.56 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $6.26 million, 15.83 percent, (16.67 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea increased $1.49 million, 10.9 percent, (7.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Malaysia decreased $10.22 million, 40.98 percent, (7.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 India increased $3.73 million, 34.26 percent, (7.32 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 60.52 percent of all these Artificial and prepared waxes imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $120.83 million of the $199.67 million total.

All totaled, 58.32 percent of all these Artificial and prepared waxes imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $116.45 million of the $199.67 million total