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

Imports: Binders for found molds; chemical products

Binders for found molds; chemical products, the No. 163 import by value totaled $228.34 million for the month of December, $2.71 billion through December of 2018, and $2.35 billion 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$529.55 M
2Germany$422.9 M
3Canada$401.59 M
4Japan$327.08 M
5France$119.56 M
6Mexico$98.41 M
7United Kingdom$95.67 M
8The Netherlands$88.82 M
9South Korea$65.29 M
10Singapore$64.82 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.71 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $493,823,774
2Port of Los Angeles $219,249,821
3Port of Houston $184,976,693
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $131,966,022
5Chicago O’Hare International Airport $123,622,464
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $119,928,972
7Port of Virginia $114,843,976
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $112,427,698
9Port of Charleston $107,210,452
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $94,601,614

U.S. imports of Binders for found molds; chemical products increased 15.29 percent through December to $2.71 billion

U.S. imports of Binders for found molds; chemical products increased 15.29 percent from $2.35 billion to $2.71 billion 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 163 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 165 for the last full year with a total value of $2.35 billion, a $221.25 million, 8.61 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 China, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $529,550,451
2Germany $422,903,195
3Canada $401,589,489
4Japan $327,080,040
5France $119,555,712
6Mexico $98,411,224
7United Kingdom $95,666,891
8The Netherlands $88,819,754
9South Korea $65,290,033
10Singapore $64,824,343

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $123,376,854
2Chicago $59,513,155
3Houston $49,860,609
4Detroit $43,751,806
5Los Angeles $43,576,032
6Atlanta/Savannah $32,920,733
7Cleveland $31,080,639
8Buffalo $30,399,634
9Charleston $26,904,045
10San Francisco $26,733,626

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 18.12 percent compared to last year to $493.82 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 28.27 percent compared to last year to $219.25 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 16.51 percent compared to last year to $184.98 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 6.84 percent compared to last year to $131.97 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 0.62 percent compared to last year to $123.62 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 $153.78 million, 40.93 percent, (19.55 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany increased $30.83 million, 7.86 percent, (15.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $39.08 million, 10.78 percent, (14.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan increased $30.31 million, 10.21 percent, (12.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 France increased $12.94 million, 12.14 percent, (4.41 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 66.47 percent of all these Binders for found molds; chemical products imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $1.8 billion of the $2.71 billion total.

All totaled, 42.58 percent of all these Binders for found molds; chemical products imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $1.15 billion of the $2.71 billion total