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

Imports: Misc. petroluem resins, polysulfides

Misc. petroluem resins, polysulfides, the No. 441 import by value totaled $48.15 million for the month of April, $188.03 million through April of 2020, and $549.7 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
1Germany$41.6 M
2Japan$31.24 M
3United Kingdom$30.57 M
4South Korea$21.86 M
5China$17.13 M
6France$8.32 M
7Canada$8.11 M
8India$6.13 M
9Austria$6.08 M
10Taiwan$3.15 M
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January – March 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $139.88 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Chester, Penn. $26,416,065
2Port of Los Angeles $19,934,616
3Port of Virginia $18,609,880
4Port of Newark $13,390,788
5Port of Charleston $9,652,223
6Chicago O’Hare International Airport $9,239,084
7Port of Houston $7,500,578
8Port of Philadelphia $5,422,979
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $4,579,048
10Port of New Orleans $3,523,836

U.S. imports of Misc. petroluem resins, polysulfides increased 2.52 percent through March to $139.88 million

U.S. imports of Misc. petroluem resins, polysulfides increased 2.52 percent from $136.44 million to $139.88 million through the first three 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 441 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 471 for the last full year with a total value of $549.7 million, a $55.99 million, 9.24 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Chester, Penn., No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Virginia, 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 Japan, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 China and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Chester, Penn., No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

January – March 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $30,806,602
2United Kingdom $23,940,813
3Japan $23,876,313
4South Korea $15,243,168
5China $11,187,221
6France $6,779,219
7Canada $6,128,212
8Austria $5,979,057
9India $4,626,377
10Taiwan $2,157,567

January – March 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Philadelphia $6,044,056
2Charleston $3,247,936
3Norfolk $3,135,547
4Chicago $2,892,825
5Cleveland $2,883,398
6New York City $2,541,391
7New Orleans $2,198,621
8Houston $1,774,407
9Detroit $1,616,246
10Atlanta/Savannah $1,432,940

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Chester, Penn. rose 6.52 percent compared to last year to $26.42 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 4.8 percent compared to last year to $19.93 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 29.04 percent compared to last year to $18.61 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 13.66 percent compared to last year to $13.39 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 30.68 percent compared to last year to $9.65 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 $1.07 million, 3.6 percent, (22.02 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 United Kingdom increased $1.06 million, 4.64 percent, (17.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan decreased $2.94 million, 10.97 percent, (17.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea increased $6.42 million, 72.68 percent, (10.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China decreased $3.04 million, 21.35 percent, (8 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 75.1 percent of all these Misc. petroluem resins, polysulfides imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $105.05 million of the $139.88 million total.

All totaled, 62.91 percent of all these Misc. petroluem resins, polysulfides imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $88 million of the $139.88 million total