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

Imports: Binders for found molds; chemical products

Binders for found molds; chemical products, the No. 162 import by value totaled $235.54 million for the month of October, $2.26 billion through October 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$428.05 M
2Germany$356.56 M
3Canada$333.05 M
4Japan$268.85 M
5France$102.44 M
6Mexico$86.14 M
7United Kingdom$81.47 M
8The Netherlands$72.6 M
9South Korea$55.72 M
10Singapore$54.22 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.26 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $408,880,115
2Port of Los Angeles $172,011,668
3Port of Houston $158,583,473
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $109,646,271
5Chicago O’Hare International Airport $102,463,426
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $101,092,550
7Port of Virginia $97,958,337
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $97,073,436
9Port of Charleston $90,672,431
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $78,365,368

U.S. imports of Binders for found molds; chemical products increased 15.99 percent through October to $2.26 billion

U.S. imports of Binders for found molds; chemical products increased 15.99 percent from $1.94 billion to $2.26 billion 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 162 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 168 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 October 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 – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $428,050,730
2Germany $356,564,600
3Canada $333,048,266
4Japan $268,848,520
5France $102,435,749
6Mexico $86,141,113
7United Kingdom $81,469,741
8The Netherlands $72,600,828
9South Korea $55,716,523
10Singapore $54,221,705

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $76,875,613
2Chicago $42,478,067
3Houston $30,883,223
4Detroit $28,119,817
5Los Angeles $23,817,714
6Cleveland $21,229,013
7Buffalo $20,466,340
8Atlanta/Savannah $19,259,399
9Charleston $18,729,044
10San Francisco $16,906,191

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 16.97 percent compared to last year to $408.88 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 19.35 percent compared to last year to $172.01 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 22.78 percent compared to last year to $158.58 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 5.52 percent compared to last year to $109.65 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 2.25 percent compared to last year to $102.46 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 $116.48 million, 37.38 percent, (18.98 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany increased $24.87 million, 7.5 percent, (15.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $30.69 million, 10.15 percent, (14.77 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan increased $25.01 million, 10.26 percent, (11.92 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 France increased $15.88 million, 18.34 percent, (4.54 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 66.02 percent of all these Binders for found molds; chemical products imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $1.49 billion of the $2.26 billion total.

All totaled, 42.19 percent of all these Binders for found molds; chemical products imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $951.58 million of the $2.26 billion total