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

Imports: Binders for found molds; chemical products

Binders for found molds; chemical products, the No. 162 import by value totaled $188.87 million for the month of February, $401.78 million through February of 2020, and $2.64 billion 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
1Canada$70.23 M
2Germany$69.02 M
3China$67.02 M
4Japan$41.9 M
5South Korea$22.51 M
6France$17.66 M
7The Netherlands$14.68 M
8Mexico$14.33 M
9United Kingdom$14.23 M
10India$7.15 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $401.78 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $67,676,181
2Port of Los Angeles $42,559,592
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $30,776,490
4Port of Houston $25,735,922
5John F. Kennedy International Airport $21,131,488
6Chicago O’Hare International Airport $18,216,016
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $17,272,582
8Port of Virginia $16,284,722
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $14,551,982
10Port Laredo $11,411,207

U.S. imports of Binders for found molds; chemical products decreased 1.30 percent through February to $401.78 million

U.S. imports of Binders for found molds; chemical products decreased 1.30 percent from $407.05 million to $401.78 million through the first two 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 162 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 173 for the last full year with a total value of $2.64 billion, a $72.45 million, 2.67 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 China, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, 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 – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $70,225,624
2Germany $69,021,460
3China $67,021,193
4Japan $41,899,607
5South Korea $22,510,449
6France $17,663,615
7The Netherlands $14,681,167
8Mexico $14,334,197
9United Kingdom $14,228,151
10India $7,152,315

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $32,838,091
2Los Angeles $22,518,965
3Detroit $17,105,229
4Atlanta/Savannah $16,986,843
5Houston $13,238,583
6Chicago $12,570,763
7San Francisco $11,278,234
8Buffalo $9,731,655
9Cleveland $8,482,197
10New Orleans $7,640,792

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 9.57 percent compared to last year to $67.68 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 37.43 percent compared to last year to $42.56 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 33.81 percent compared to last year to $30.78 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 3.89 percent compared to last year to $25.74 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 27.96 percent compared to last year to $21.13 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 Canada increased $3.05 million, 4.53 percent, (17.48 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany increased $1.09 million, 1.6 percent, (17.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China increased $3.19 million, 4.99 percent, (16.68 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan decreased $4.99 million, 10.64 percent, (10.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea increased $12.41 million, 122.95 percent, (5.6 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 67.37 percent of all these Binders for found molds; chemical products imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $270.68 million of the $401.78 million total.

All totaled, 46.76 percent of all these Binders for found molds; chemical products imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $187.88 million of the $401.78 million total