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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through July 2019.

Imports: Misc. cellulose and chemical derivatives

Misc. cellulose and chemical derivatives, the No. 517 import by value totaled $36.42 million for the month of July, $246.95 million through July of 2019, and $418.89 million for all of 2018, 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
1Germany$69.97 M
2Japan$24.64 M
3China$18.46 M
4South Korea$17.23 M
5Belgium$14.41 M
6Brazil$14.04 M
7Czech Republic$11.07 M
8Ireland$9.45 M
9Sweden$9.36 M
10Taiwan$9.27 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $246.95 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $55,296,160
2Port of Los Angeles $22,709,877
3Port of Virginia $22,347,352
4Port of Charleston $21,001,593
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $19,529,547
6Port of Houston $16,207,333
7Port of Chester, Penn. $15,526,406
8Chicago O’Hare International Airport $11,796,433
9Port of New Orleans $7,509,924
10Port Laredo $7,262,879

U.S. imports of Misc. cellulose and chemical derivatives decreased 0.28 percent through July to $246.95 million

U.S. imports of Misc. cellulose and chemical derivatives decreased 0.28 percent from $247.64 million to $246.95 million through the first seven months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 517 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 515 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 July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 China, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, theleading 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.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $69,967,697
2Japan $24,638,447
3China $18,460,372
4South Korea $17,229,519
5Belgium $14,414,835
6Brazil $14,037,331
7Czech Republic $11,071,497
8Ireland $9,445,316
9Sweden $9,361,984
10Taiwan $9,267,256

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $25,989,189
2Chicago $16,067,311
3Houston $13,713,885
4Charleston $12,626,869
5Philadelphia $11,924,028
6Los Angeles $11,553,661
7Atlanta/Savannah $11,011,108
8Detroit $7,042,456
9Norfolk $5,357,409
10Laredo $4,044,583

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 7.07 percent compared to last year to $55.3 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 20 percent compared to last year to $22.71 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 33.77 percent compared to last year to $22.35 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 16.25 percent compared to last year to $21 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 1.03 percent compared to last year to $19.53 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 increased $1.94 million, 2.85 percent, (28.33 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $1.89 million, 8.32 percent, (9.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $10.99 million, 37.33 percent, (7.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea increased $3.01 million, 21.14 percent, (6.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Belgium increased $1.61 million, 12.61 percent, (5.84 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 58.6 percent of all these Misc. cellulose and chemical derivatives imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $144.71 million of the $246.95 million total.

All totaled, 57.05 percent of all these Misc. cellulose and chemical derivatives imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $140.88 million of the $246.95 million total