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

Imports: Halogenated derivatives of hydrocarbons

Halogenated derivatives of hydrocarbons, the No. 386 import by value totaled $57.46 million for the month of May, $282.09 million through May of 2020, and $789.41 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
1China$143.4 M
2Germany$47.74 M
3Japan$27.48 M
4India$18.03 M
5France$14.54 M
6The Netherlands$12.67 M
7United Kingdom$4.46 M
8South Korea$2.45 M
9Brazil$2.4 M
10Mexico$2.15 M
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U.S. imports of Halogenated derivatives of hydrocarbons decreased 28.34 percent through May to $282.09 million

U.S. imports of Halogenated derivatives of hydrocarbons decreased 28.34 percent from $393.62 million to $282.09 million through the first five 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 386 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 347 for the last full year with a total value of $789.41 million, a $153.44 million, 16.27 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 India and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Charleston, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Tampa, Fla. and No. 5 Port of Houston.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 India, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Charleston fell 30.04 percent compared to last year to $39.94 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 7.35 percent compared to last year to $35.11 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 45.26 percent compared to last year to $33.63 million.
  • Port of Tampa, Fla. rose 217.46 percent compared to last year to $32.47 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 72.23 percent compared to last year to $25.76 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 China decreased $93.2 million, 39.39 percent, (50.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany decreased $1.25 million, 2.54 percent, (16.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $6.27 million, 29.53 percent, (9.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India decreased $16.49 million, 47.77 percent, (6.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 France decreased $3.48 million, 19.31 percent, (5.16 percent market share).

All totaled, 89.05 percent of all these Halogenated derivatives of hydrocarbons imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $251.2 million of the $282.09 million total.

All totaled, 59.17 percent of all these Halogenated derivatives of hydrocarbons imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $166.92 million of the $282.09 million total