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

Imports: Gelatins & glues

Gelatins & glues, the No. 638 import by value totaled $23.99 million for the month of December, $263.9 million through December 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$78.99 M
2Canada$31.44 M
3Argentina$30.38 M
4China$20.67 M
5Germany$19.8 M
6Belgium$17.03 M
7South Korea$11.55 M
8United Kingdom$9.86 M
9Japan$8.8 M
10India$8.69 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $263.9 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $64,094,885
2Port of New York $47,296,429
3Port of Virginia $29,533,749
4Port of Los Angeles $26,786,763
5Port of Charleston $17,738,958
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $14,160,921
7Port of Long Beach $8,015,553
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $7,612,180
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $6,714,437
10Port of Seattle, Wash. $4,774,370

U.S. imports of Gelatins & glues increased 8.24 percent through December to $263.9 million

U.S. imports of Gelatins & glues increased 8.24 percent from $243.81 million to $263.9 million in 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 638 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 630 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 December 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Brazil $78,985,272
2Canada $31,436,197
3Argentina $30,381,014
4China $20,666,675
5Germany $19,803,965
6Belgium $17,032,962
7South Korea $11,548,291
8United Kingdom $9,862,750
9Japan $8,800,325
10India $8,691,625

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $17,745,542
2Chicago $13,803,431
3Los Angeles $9,205,629
4Minneapolis $4,359,044
5Detroit $4,343,642
6Atlanta/Savannah $3,146,070
7Charleston $2,850,426
8Miami $1,613,622
9Ogdensburg, N.Y. $1,382,804
10Jacksonville/Tampa $894,536

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 20.48 percent compared to last year to $64.09 million.
  • Port of New York rose 54.89 percent compared to last year to $47.3 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 5.87 percent compared to last year to $29.53 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 3.2 percent compared to last year to $26.79 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 27.38 percent compared to last year to $17.74 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 $6.81 million, 9.43 percent, (29.93 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $913,813, 2.82 percent, (11.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Argentina increased $12.37 million, 68.66 percent, (11.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China increased $1.32 million, 6.82 percent, (7.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $8.13 million, 69.59 percent, (7.5 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 68.69 percent of all these Gelatins & glues imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $181.27 million of the $263.9 million total.

All totaled, 70.27 percent of all these Gelatins & glues imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $185.45 million of the $263.9 million total