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

Imports: Carboxylic acid

Carboxylic acid, the No. 259 import by value totaled $106.13 million for the month of October, $1.21 billion through October of 2018, and $1.27 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$442.75 M
2India$182.58 M
3Canada$95.07 M
4Thailand$55.09 M
5Germany$44.61 M
6Italy$42.97 M
7Japan$40.69 M
8France$39.09 M
9United Kingdom$35.86 M
10Mexico$29.44 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.21 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $307,181,572
2Port of Los Angeles $142,264,956
3Chicago O’Hare International Airport $126,293,360
4Port of Long Beach $74,989,159
5Port of Virginia $61,994,220
6Port of Oakland, Calif. $56,445,855
7Port of Charleston $53,807,269
8Port of Houston $46,626,404
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $42,618,736
10Port of Seattle, Wash. $40,882,692

U.S. imports of Carboxylic acid increased 18.04 percent through October to $1.21 billion

U.S. imports of Carboxylic acid increased 18.04 percent from $1.03 billion to $1.21 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 259 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 270 for the last full year with a total value of $1.27 billion, a $261.51 million, 26.00 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October 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 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

In the last previous full year, theleading 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 Long Beach, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $442,746,634
2India $182,580,644
3Canada $95,069,016
4Thailand $55,090,864
5Germany $44,614,310
6Italy $42,967,493
7Japan $40,692,652
8France $39,086,970
9United Kingdom $35,857,563
10Mexico $29,436,009

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1St. Louis $58,577,748
2New York City $30,545,951
3Chicago $24,833,012
4Charleston $12,958,352
5Houston $12,315,140
6Los Angeles $12,075,980
7Mobile $11,648,466
8Detroit $9,719,838
9Seattle $8,991,517
10Buffalo $7,950,949

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 29.14 percent compared to last year to $307.18 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 15.64 percent compared to last year to $142.26 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 114.43 percent compared to last year to $126.29 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 13.86 percent compared to last year to $74.99 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 5.6 percent compared to last year to $61.99 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 $92.78 million, 26.51 percent, (36.53 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 India increased $28.52 million, 18.51 percent, (15.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $543,068, 0.57 percent, (7.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Thailand decreased $9.32 million, 14.47 percent, (4.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $6.02 million, 15.6 percent, (3.68 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 67.66 percent of all these Carboxylic acid imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $820.1 million of the $1.21 billion total.

All totaled, 58.8 percent of all these Carboxylic acid imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $712.72 million of the $1.21 billion total