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

Imports: Gelatins & glues

Gelatins & glues, the No. 642 import by value totaled $23.24 million for the month of October, $215.35 million through October of 2018, and $243.81 million 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
1Brazil$62.97 M
2Canada$26 M
3Argentina$24.86 M
4China$17.03 M
5Germany$15.33 M
6Belgium$14.31 M
7South Korea$9.65 M
8United Kingdom$8.51 M
9India$7.15 M
10Japan$7.14 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $215.35 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $53,906,652
2Port of New York $38,162,875
3Port of Virginia $23,828,853
4Port of Los Angeles $21,216,153
5Port of Charleston $13,722,862
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $11,481,179
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $7,484,182
8Port of Long Beach $5,855,980
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $5,790,074
10Port of Seattle, Wash. $4,325,390

U.S. imports of Gelatins & glues increased 6.28 percent through October to $215.35 million

U.S. imports of Gelatins & glues increased 6.28 percent from $202.63 million to $215.35 million 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 642 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 628 for the last full year with a total value of $243.81 million, a $6.17 million, 2.47 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Brazil, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Argentina, No. 4 China and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Brazil, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Argentina and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Brazil $62,972,350
2Canada $26,003,748
3Argentina $24,856,652
4China $17,027,150
5Germany $15,332,986
6Belgium $14,310,890
7South Korea $9,652,231
8United Kingdom $8,508,787
9India $7,152,303
10Japan $7,144,249

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $11,105,467
2Chicago $9,101,696
3Los Angeles $4,801,967
4Minneapolis $4,057,445
5Atlanta/Savannah $2,698,370
6Detroit $2,631,773
7Charleston $1,488,339
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $942,312
9Miami $675,408
10Houston $572,603

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 14.01 percent compared to last year to $53.91 million.
  • Port of New York rose 103.52 percent compared to last year to $38.16 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 5.52 percent compared to last year to $23.83 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 8.72 percent compared to last year to $21.22 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 12.55 percent compared to last year to $13.72 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 Brazil increased $2.99 million, 4.99 percent, (29.24 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $831,874, 3.1 percent, (12.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Argentina increased $10.28 million, 70.52 percent, (11.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China increased $695,028, 4.26 percent, (7.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $5.8 million, 60.83 percent, (7.12 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 67.89 percent of all these Gelatins & glues imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $146.19 million of the $215.35 million total.

All totaled, 70.04 percent of all these Gelatins & glues imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $150.84 million of the $215.35 million total