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

Imports: Misc. natural polymers

Misc. natural polymers, the No. 547 import by value totaled $29.56 million for the month of July, $215.35 million through July of 2019, and $375.17 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
1China$56.72 M
2Sweden$42.52 M
3Austria$26.83 M
4Norway$15.02 M
5France$13.97 M
6Japan$13.43 M
7Germany$6.38 M
8Italy$6.05 M
9United Kingdom$5.73 M
10Canada$5.38 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $215.35 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1John F. Kennedy International Airport $44,213,052
2Port of Newark $32,045,500
3Port of Los Angeles $18,413,089
4Port of Chester, Penn. $14,952,211
5Port of Houston $13,579,025
6Port of Virginia $10,870,757
7Port of Baltimore, Md. $9,650,194
8Port of Charleston $9,500,943
9Chicago O’Hare International Airport $7,466,691
10Philadelphia International Airport $5,392,584

U.S. imports of Misc. natural polymers decreased 1.88 percent through July to $215.35 million

U.S. imports of Misc. natural polymers decreased 1.88 percent from $219.48 million to $215.35 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 547 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 544 for the last full year with a total value of $375.17 million, a $42.18 million, 12.67 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Sweden, No. 3 Austria, No. 4 Norway and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Chester, Penn. and No. 5 Port of Houston.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Sweden, No. 3 Austria, No. 4 Norway and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Chester, Penn..

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $56,719,359
2Sweden $42,522,070
3Austria $26,831,827
4Norway $15,016,299
5France $13,974,380
6Japan $13,429,535
7Germany $6,378,244
8Italy $6,054,496
9United Kingdom $5,726,286
10Canada $5,378,205

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $38,476,368
2Chicago $12,482,192
3Los Angeles $11,560,675
4Philadelphia $10,754,336
5Houston $10,078,655
6Baltimore $6,139,593
7Boston $4,307,455
8St. Louis $3,902,978
9Atlanta/Savannah $3,854,862
10Charleston $3,306,994

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:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 50.42 percent compared to last year to $44.21 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 39.09 percent compared to last year to $32.05 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 31.82 percent compared to last year to $18.41 million.
  • Port of Chester, Penn. rose 2.77 percent compared to last year to $14.95 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 31.57 percent compared to last year to $13.58 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 $5.96 million, 9.51 percent, (26.34 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Sweden increased $8.83 million, 26.22 percent, (19.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Austria decreased $5.29 million, 16.48 percent, (12.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Norway decreased $1.52 million, 9.19 percent, (6.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 France decreased $1.28 million, 8.39 percent, (6.49 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 72.01 percent of all these Misc. natural polymers imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $155.06 million of the $215.35 million total.

All totaled, 57.21 percent of all these Misc. natural polymers imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $123.2 million of the $215.35 million total