Current data is through February 2020.

Imports: Misc. cellulose and chemical derivatives

Misc. cellulose and chemical derivatives, the No. 523 import by value totaled $27.87 million for the month of February, $56.64 million through February of 2020, and $398.54 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

RankCountry2019
1Germany$13.83 M
2Japan$7.11 M
3South Korea$5.44 M
4Belgium$4.7 M
5Czech Republic$3.14 M
6Sweden$3.01 M
7Thailand$2.61 M
8Ireland$2.38 M
9Mexico$2.11 M
10Brazil$1.94 M
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U.S. imports of Misc. cellulose and chemical derivatives decreased 4.86 percent through December 2019 to $398.54 million

U.S. imports of Misc. cellulose and chemical derivatives decreased 4.86 percent from $418.89 million to $398.54 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 523 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 523 for the last full year with a total value of $418.89 million, a $21.02 million, 5.28 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through December 2019 the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 China and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 China, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five in 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 0.13 percent to $86.84 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 11.4 percent to $41.14 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 16.93 percent to $36.93 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 33.25 percent to $34.35 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 17.85 percent to $26.93 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 Germany decreased $4.77 million, 4.29 percent, (26.71 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $2.88 million, 7.66 percent, (10.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea increased $3.23 million, 11.9 percent, (7.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $20.19 million, 41.08 percent, (7.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Belgium increased $879,498, 3.81 percent, (6.01 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 57.77 percent of all these Misc. cellulose and chemical derivatives imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $230.25 million of the $398.54 million total.

All totaled, 56.76 percent of all these Misc. cellulose and chemical derivatives imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $226.19 million of the $398.54 million total.