Total Trade: $263.9 million
|1||Port of Newark||$64,094,885|
|2||Port of New York||$47,296,429|
|3||Port of Virginia||$29,533,749|
|4||Port of Los Angeles||$26,786,763|
|5||Port of Charleston||$17,738,958|
|6||Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich.||$14,160,921|
|7||Port of Long Beach||$8,015,553|
|8||Port of Savannah, Ga.||$7,612,180|
|9||Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich.||$6,714,437|
|10||Port 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
|1||New York City||$17,745,542|
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