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

Imports: Binders for found molds; chemical products

Binders for found molds; chemical products, the No. 170 import by value totaled $225.97 million for the month of March, $633.02 million through March of 2019, and $2.71 billion 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$110.42 M
2Canada$103.15 M
3China$86.12 M
4Japan$79.43 M
5France$31.56 M
6United Kingdom$23.41 M
7The Netherlands$22.05 M
8Mexico$22.01 M
9South Korea$17.05 M
10Switzerland$14.87 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $633.02 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $109,421,922
2Port of Los Angeles $49,934,936
3Port of Houston $44,174,799
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $38,009,253
5Port of Virginia $29,325,937
6Chicago O’Hare International Airport $27,556,882
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $27,375,482
8John F. Kennedy International Airport $26,563,018
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $26,505,526
10Port of Charleston $24,051,749

U.S. imports of Binders for found molds; chemical products increased 1.91 percent through March to $633.02 million

U.S. imports of Binders for found molds; chemical products increased 1.91 percent from $621.14 million to $633.02 million through the first three 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 170 through March 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 $2.71 billion, a $359.31 million, 15.29 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading 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.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Canada 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.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $110,421,269
2Canada $103,150,824
3China $86,121,993
4Japan $79,425,489
5France $31,557,975
6United Kingdom $23,409,300
7The Netherlands $22,049,496
8Mexico $22,006,473
9South Korea $17,054,863
10Switzerland $14,866,323

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $162,780,405
2Chicago $77,873,743
3Houston $63,401,094
4Detroit $61,590,261
5Los Angeles $60,502,852
6Atlanta/Savannah $51,286,197
7Cleveland $43,750,815
8Buffalo $40,477,385
9San Francisco $37,297,155
10Charleston $34,084,348

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first three months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 9.42 percent compared to last year to $109.42 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 2.07 percent compared to last year to $49.93 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 7.42 percent compared to last year to $44.17 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 31.64 percent compared to last year to $38.01 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 1.3 percent compared to last year to $29.33 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 $16.15 million, 17.13 percent, (17.44 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $16 million, 18.36 percent, (16.3 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $17.68 million, 17.03 percent, (13.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan decreased $8.42 million, 9.59 percent, (12.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 France increased $3.16 million, 11.12 percent, (4.99 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 64.88 percent of all these Binders for found molds; chemical products imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $410.68 million of the $633.02 million total.

All totaled, 42.79 percent of all these Binders for found molds; chemical products imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $270.87 million of the $633.02 million total