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

Imports: Misc. chemical reaction initiators, accelerators

Misc. chemical reaction initiators, accelerators, the No. 292 import by value totaled $117.05 million for the month of July, $711.94 million through July of 2019, and $1.24 billion 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$127.63 M
2Canada$112.76 M
3Japan$110.11 M
4China$59.91 M
5Italy$39.13 M
6The Netherlands$39.06 M
7United Kingdom$32.52 M
8Denmark$31.16 M
9Belgium$30.18 M
10France$28.61 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $711.94 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $205,709,395
2Port of Los Angeles $63,418,916
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $60,931,547
4Port of Newark $46,890,984
5Port of Charleston $45,714,050
6Port of Virginia $41,973,097
7Port of New Orleans $39,019,394
8Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $30,951,714
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $22,914,030
10Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $21,793,710

U.S. imports of Misc. chemical reaction initiators, accelerators increased 0.55 percent through July to $711.94 million

U.S. imports of Misc. chemical reaction initiators, accelerators increased 0.55 percent from $708.04 million to $711.94 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 292 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 298 for the last full year with a total value of $1.24 billion, a $198.2 million, 18.95 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 China and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Newark.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $127,629,436
2Canada $112,761,995
3Japan $110,113,475
4China $59,912,922
5Italy $39,132,886
6The Netherlands $39,055,502
7United Kingdom $32,516,156
8Denmark $31,163,597
9Belgium $30,175,230
10France $28,611,574

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $123,609,180
2Charleston $43,576,590
3Detroit $40,699,337
4Chicago $38,673,095
5Atlanta/Savannah $31,098,036
6New York City $25,647,808
7Los Angeles $17,483,098
8New Orleans $16,539,628
9Buffalo $10,944,526
10Cleveland $10,834,423

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 Houston rose 8.99 percent compared to last year to $205.71 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 39.97 percent compared to last year to $63.42 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 8.43 percent compared to last year to $60.93 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 5.16 percent compared to last year to $46.89 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 41.02 percent compared to last year to $45.71 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 $12.75 million, 11.1 percent, (17.93 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $185,897, 0.17 percent, (15.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $15.67 million, 16.6 percent, (15.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $43.72 million, 42.19 percent, (8.42 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy increased $487,024, 1.26 percent, (5.5 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 63.14 percent of all these Misc. chemical reaction initiators, accelerators imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $449.55 million of the $711.94 million total.

All totaled, 59.37 percent of all these Misc. chemical reaction initiators, accelerators imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $422.66 million of the $711.94 million total