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

Imports: Artificial and prepared waxes

Artificial and prepared waxes, the No. 678 import by value totaled $16.53 million for the month of August, $146.11 million through August 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$31.75 M
2Canada$20.67 M
3South Korea$14.94 M
4India$13.08 M
5Malaysia$10.91 M
6Mexico$8.5 M
7Japan$7.13 M
8The Netherlands$7.11 M
9France$5.91 M
10China$5.76 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $146.11 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $31,794,268
2Port of Charleston $18,544,697
3Port of Virginia $13,517,397
4Port of Los Angeles $11,297,760
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $8,552,638
6Port of Houston $8,250,066
7Port Laredo $8,170,770
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $8,148,890
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $7,129,297
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $6,992,399

U.S. imports of Artificial and prepared waxes decreased 8.78 percent through August to $146.11 million

U.S. imports of Artificial and prepared waxes decreased 8.78 percent from $160.17 million to $146.11 million through the first eight 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 678 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 658 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 August of this 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 Charleston, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Canada, 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 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $31,747,144
2Canada $20,672,420
3South Korea $14,942,373
4India $13,083,277
5Malaysia $10,912,463
6Mexico $8,495,074
7Japan $7,126,364
8The Netherlands $7,106,591
9France $5,912,152
10China $5,757,871

January – August 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 eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 13.67 percent compared to last year to $31.79 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 16.96 percent compared to last year to $18.54 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 21.36 percent compared to last year to $13.52 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 12.37 percent compared to last year to $11.3 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 36.65 percent compared to last year to $8.55 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 decreased $3.07 million, 8.82 percent, (21.73 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $5.69 million, 21.59 percent, (14.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea increased $3.24 million, 27.68 percent, (10.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India increased $1.46 million, 12.55 percent, (8.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Malaysia decreased $942,799, 7.95 percent, (7.47 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 62.53 percent of all these Artificial and prepared waxes imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $91.36 million of the $146.11 million total.

All totaled, 57.29 percent of all these Artificial and prepared waxes imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $83.71 million of the $146.11 million total