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

Imports: Carboxylic acid

Carboxylic acid, the No. 303 import by value totaled $94.6 million for the month of August, $783.32 million through August of 2019, and $1.4 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
1China$193.21 M
2India$142.37 M
3Canada$85.41 M
4Thailand$47.1 M
5Germany$33.85 M
6Japan$31.52 M
7France$28.64 M
8United Kingdom$26.83 M
9Italy$25.15 M
10Switzerland$24.59 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $783.32 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $227,551,464
2Port of Los Angeles $107,578,355
3Port of Virginia $46,845,915
4Port of Houston $43,336,936
5Port of Charleston $40,960,832
6Port of Long Beach $37,293,684
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $36,856,898
8Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $29,412,385
9Port of Oakland, Calif. $26,848,897
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $24,000,271

U.S. imports of Carboxylic acid decreased 19.61 percent through August to $783.32 million

U.S. imports of Carboxylic acid decreased 19.61 percent from $974.4 million to $783.32 million through the first eight 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 303 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 254 for the last full year with a total value of $1.4 billion, a $128.92 million, 10.17 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this 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 Port of Charleston.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 India, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Thailand and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $193,210,097
2India $142,368,999
3Canada $85,407,615
4Thailand $47,103,374
5Germany $33,852,968
6Japan $31,522,227
7France $28,643,890
8United Kingdom $26,827,469
9Italy $25,149,444
10Switzerland $24,586,891

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1St. Louis $78,815,257
2New York City $71,485,834
3Chicago $48,335,935
4Los Angeles $29,887,843
5Houston $21,702,138
6Charleston $20,249,158
7Detroit $18,563,470
8Seattle $15,002,947
9Buffalo $14,250,261
10Cleveland $13,537,574

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 9.34 percent compared to last year to $227.55 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 8.01 percent compared to last year to $107.58 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 0.36 percent compared to last year to $46.85 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 17.15 percent compared to last year to $43.34 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 6.65 percent compared to last year to $40.96 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 $159.96 million, 45.29 percent, (24.67 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 India decreased $2.16 million, 1.49 percent, (18.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $8.27 million, 10.72 percent, (10.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Thailand increased $4.2 million, 9.79 percent, (6.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany decreased $2.58 million, 7.07 percent, (4.32 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 64.08 percent of all these Carboxylic acid imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $501.94 million of the $783.32 million total.

All totaled, 59.53 percent of all these Carboxylic acid imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $466.27 million of the $783.32 million total