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

Imports: Caulking compounds, glaziers putty

Caulking compounds, glaziers putty, the No. 542 import by value totaled $27.51 million for the month of February, $55.32 million through February of 2020, and $382.71 million 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
1Canada$17.24 M
2Germany$12.33 M
3Mexico$7.71 M
4United Kingdom$2.47 M
5Belgium$2.4 M
6France$2.1 M
7Estonia$1.58 M
8Switzerland$1.47 M
9The Netherlands$1.22 M
10Poland$1.05 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $55.32 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $9,560,381
2Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $7,367,238
3Port Laredo $5,629,391
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $5,439,714
5Port of Virginia $4,514,174
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $3,567,415
7Port of Houston $2,231,935
8Port of Los Angeles $1,651,871
9Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $1,580,071
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $1,283,768

U.S. imports of Caulking compounds, glaziers putty increased 4.56 percent through February to $55.32 million

U.S. imports of Caulking compounds, glaziers putty increased 4.56 percent from $52.91 million to $55.32 million through the first two 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 542 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 581 for the last full year with a total value of $382.71 million, a $18.16 million, 4.98 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Port Laredo, 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 Canada, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port Laredo.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $17,243,701
2Germany $12,325,924
3Mexico $7,711,021
4United Kingdom $2,472,694
5Belgium $2,396,096
6France $2,101,842
7Estonia $1,575,088
8Switzerland $1,470,490
9The Netherlands $1,218,525
10Poland $1,045,142

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $4,402,252
2Buffalo $3,950,891
3New York City $3,688,189
4Laredo $2,952,470
5Cleveland $2,801,384
6Chicago $1,423,086
7Houston $1,234,335
8Los Angeles $974,020
9Ogdensburg, N.Y. $926,262
10Atlanta/Savannah $922,181

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 rose 40.51 percent compared to last year to $9.56 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 2.74 percent compared to last year to $7.37 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 34.09 percent compared to last year to $5.63 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 14.29 percent compared to last year to $5.44 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 25.32 percent compared to last year to $4.51 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 Canada decreased $1.14 million, 6.21 percent, (31.17 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany increased $1.81 million, 17.26 percent, (22.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $1.44 million, 22.87 percent, (13.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 United Kingdom decreased $594,938, 19.39 percent, (4.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Belgium increased $28,517, 1.2 percent, (4.33 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 76.19 percent of all these Caulking compounds, glaziers putty imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $42.15 million of the $55.32 million total.

All totaled, 58.77 percent of all these Caulking compounds, glaziers putty imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $32.51 million of the $55.32 million total