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

Imports: Carboxylic acid

Carboxylic acid, the No. 275 import by value totaled $89.83 million for the month of May, $470.07 million through May of 2020, and $1.11 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
1China$103.31 M
2India$74.79 M
3Canada$61.4 M
4Thailand$33.31 M
5France$22.92 M
6Germany$21.4 M
7Japan$20.87 M
8United Kingdom$20.44 M
9South Korea$15.68 M
10Israel$15.01 M
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U.S. imports of Carboxylic acid decreased 4.38 percent through May to $470.07 million

U.S. imports of Carboxylic acid decreased 4.38 percent from $491.59 million to $470.07 million through the first five 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 275 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 302 for the last full year with a total value of $1.11 billion, a $290.53 million, 20.81 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 India, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Thailand and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 India, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Thailand and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 25.37 percent compared to last year to $113.36 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 10.63 percent compared to last year to $67.37 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 8.39 percent compared to last year to $37.88 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 3.4 percent compared to last year to $31.69 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 31.45 percent compared to last year to $28.07 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 decreased $14.53 million, 12.33 percent, (21.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 India decreased $29.58 million, 28.34 percent, (15.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $11.97 million, 24.21 percent, (13.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Thailand increased $4.94 million, 17.42 percent, (7.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 France increased $4.67 million, 25.59 percent, (4.88 percent market share).

All totaled, 62.91 percent of all these Carboxylic acid imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $295.74 million of the $470.07 million total.

All totaled, 59.22 percent of all these Carboxylic acid imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $278.38 million of the $470.07 million total