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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through December 2018.

Imports: Misc. petroluem resins, polysulfides

Misc. petroluem resins, polysulfides, the No. 454 import by value totaled $42.09 million for the month of December, $605.69 million through December of 2018, and $562.51 million for all of 2017, 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$117.16 M
2United Kingdom$93.51 M
3Japan$93.17 M
4China$81.38 M
5South Korea$56.38 M
6France$32.89 M
7India$23.13 M
8Canada$22.66 M
9Austria$21.33 M
10Spain$12.87 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $605.69 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Chester, Penn. $101,596,476
2Port of Los Angeles $81,858,449
3Port of Virginia $81,779,216
4Port of Newark $61,136,449
5Port of Charleston $53,810,976
6Chicago O’Hare International Airport $33,506,706
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $31,053,714
8Port of Houston $25,721,660
9Port of Long Beach $19,518,167
10Philadelphia International Airport $11,831,074

U.S. imports of Misc. petroluem resins, polysulfides increased 7.68 percent through December to $605.69 million

U.S. imports of Misc. petroluem resins, polysulfides increased 7.68 percent from $562.51 million to $605.69 million in 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 454 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 452 for the last full year with a total value of $562.51 million, a $55.92 million, 11.04 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Japan, 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.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 China and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Chester, Penn., No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $117,162,252
2United Kingdom $93,506,344
3Japan $93,169,048
4China $81,381,268
5South Korea $56,375,966
6France $32,888,433
7India $23,128,085
8Canada $22,662,252
9Austria $21,329,375
10Spain $12,867,886

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Philadelphia $30,909,975
2Cleveland $12,998,374
3Chicago $12,066,508
4Charleston $11,711,341
5Norfolk $10,654,929
6Atlanta/Savannah $8,097,867
7New York City $6,956,191
8Los Angeles $6,339,830
9Houston $6,156,640
10New Orleans $5,605,732

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Chester, Penn. rose 11.86 percent compared to last year to $101.6 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 11.25 percent compared to last year to $81.86 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 9.34 percent compared to last year to $81.78 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 33.62 percent compared to last year to $61.14 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 29.67 percent compared to last year to $53.81 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 $4.11 million, 3.64 percent, (19.34 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 United Kingdom decreased $726,259, 0.77 percent, (15.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $15.51 million, 19.98 percent, (15.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China increased $3.87 million, 5 percent, (13.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea increased $5.69 million, 11.22 percent, (9.31 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 72.91 percent of all these Misc. petroluem resins, polysulfides imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $441.59 million of the $605.69 million total.

All totaled, 62.77 percent of all these Misc. petroluem resins, polysulfides imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $380.18 million of the $605.69 million total