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

Imports: Carboxylic acid

Carboxylic acid, the No. 287 import by value totaled $93.57 million for the month of February, $201.59 million through February 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$54.57 M
2India$40.72 M
3Canada$19.22 M
4Thailand$12.74 M
5United Kingdom$10.44 M
6Switzerland$9.32 M
7Germany$7.6 M
8France$7.37 M
9Israel$5.58 M
10Japan$5.35 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $201.59 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $63,964,242
2Port of Los Angeles $31,843,766
3Port of Virginia $15,131,269
4Port of Long Beach $11,173,812
5Port of Houston $10,620,885
6Port of Charleston $9,000,122
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $8,461,919
8Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $8,135,531
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $5,662,275
10Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $5,588,407

U.S. imports of Carboxylic acid decreased 14.20 percent through February to $201.59 million

U.S. imports of Carboxylic acid decreased 14.20 percent from $234.95 million to $201.59 million through the first two 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 287 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 247 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 February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 India, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Thailand and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Port of Houston.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 India, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 United Kingdom. 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 – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $54,572,641
2India $40,724,750
3Canada $19,217,300
4Thailand $12,740,281
5United Kingdom $10,441,072
6Switzerland $9,317,445
7Germany $7,597,789
8France $7,372,051
9Israel $5,580,544
10Japan $5,352,191

January – February 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 two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 1.98 percent compared to last year to $63.96 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 16.33 percent compared to last year to $31.84 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 61.83 percent compared to last year to $15.13 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 28.52 percent compared to last year to $11.17 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 2.55 percent compared to last year to $10.62 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 $42.4 million, 43.73 percent, (27.07 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 India increased $3.84 million, 10.41 percent, (20.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $2.51 million, 15.01 percent, (9.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Thailand increased $4.45 million, 53.59 percent, (6.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom increased $1.51 million, 16.85 percent, (5.18 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 68.3 percent of all these Carboxylic acid imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $137.7 million of the $201.59 million total.

All totaled, 65.84 percent of all these Carboxylic acid imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $132.73 million of the $201.59 million total