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

Imports: Gelatins & glues

Gelatins & glues, the No. 638 import by value totaled $20.62 million for the month of February, $38.82 million through February of 2020, and $300.16 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
1Brazil$13.81 M
2Canada$4.56 M
3Germany$3.02 M
4China$2.69 M
5United Kingdom$2.16 M
6South Korea$1.97 M
7Argentina$1.81 M
8Belgium$1.76 M
9Japan$1.69 M
10France$1.28 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $38.82 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New York $10,543,532
2Port of Newark $7,504,621
3Port of Los Angeles $6,710,082
4Port of Virginia $3,269,803
5Port of Charleston $1,929,067
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $1,911,353
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $1,157,361
8Port of Long Beach $872,652
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $834,101
10Port of Houston $760,056

U.S. imports of Gelatins & glues decreased 26.81 percent through February to $38.82 million

U.S. imports of Gelatins & glues decreased 26.81 percent from $53.04 million to $38.82 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 638 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 580 for the last full year with a total value of $300.16 million, a $36.27 million, 13.74 percent increase from the 2018 total.

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

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Brazil $13,813,646
2Canada $4,559,511
3Germany $3,020,858
4China $2,691,963
5United Kingdom $2,163,898
6South Korea $1,969,334
7Argentina $1,807,257
8Belgium $1,758,093
9Japan $1,685,504
10France $1,284,923

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $6,161,990
2Chicago $3,124,040
3Los Angeles $3,086,772
4Detroit $1,722,344
5Charleston $1,195,807
6Minneapolis $670,531
7Atlanta/Savannah $654,924
8Buffalo $545,561
9Miami $463,967
10Houston $308,997

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 New York fell 20.36 percent compared to last year to $10.54 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 25.57 percent compared to last year to $7.5 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 13.79 percent compared to last year to $6.71 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 32.53 percent compared to last year to $3.27 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 44.85 percent compared to last year to $1.93 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 decreased $1.66 million, 10.75 percent, (35.58 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $1.31 million, 22.36 percent, (11.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany decreased $1.49 million, 32.98 percent, (7.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $2.05 million, 43.17 percent, (6.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom increased $354,690, 19.6 percent, (5.57 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 67.62 percent of all these Gelatins & glues imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $26.25 million of the $38.82 million total.

All totaled, 77.17 percent of all these Gelatins & glues imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $29.96 million of the $38.82 million total