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

Imports: Misc. residual chemical, industrial products

Misc. residual chemical, industrial products, the No. 933 import by value totaled $5.86 million for the month of December, $55.11 million through December of 2018, and $45.27 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
1China$15.35 M
2Canada$12.79 M
3Mexico$11.95 M
4Brazil$8.18 M
5India$5.7 M
6Argentina$268,755
7Japan$266,739
8Germany$146,071
9The Netherlands$102,768
10United Kingdom$78,031
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $55.11 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Chicago O’Hare International Airport $14,065,369
2Port Laredo $9,314,445
3Port of Newark $6,682,664
4Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $6,562,716
5Port of Virginia $3,714,369
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $3,500,396
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $1,971,399
8Brownsville International Bridges $1,654,872
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $1,209,639
10Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $1,093,396

U.S. imports of Misc. residual chemical, industrial products increased 21.73 percent through December to $55.11 million

U.S. imports of Misc. residual chemical, industrial products increased 21.73 percent from $45.27 million to $55.11 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 933 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 948 for the last full year with a total value of $45.27 million, a $588,907, 1.28 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 India, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 China and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Virginia, No. 2 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port Laredo.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $15,351,476
2Canada $12,785,476
3Mexico $11,945,456
4Brazil $8,177,414
5India $5,696,740
6Argentina $268,755
7Japan $266,739
8Germany $146,071
9The Netherlands $102,768
10United Kingdom $78,031

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Chicago $5,954,981
2Laredo $2,937,504
3Seattle $1,582,431
4Norfolk $1,552,275
5Atlanta/Savannah $836,158
6Buffalo $425,732
7Detroit $332,486
8El Paso $139,867
9New York City $127,473
10Ogdensburg, N.Y. $126,561

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 137.54 percent compared to last year to $14.07 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 92.91 percent compared to last year to $9.31 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 25.34 percent compared to last year to $6.68 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 9.7 percent compared to last year to $6.56 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 51.84 percent compared to last year to $3.71 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 China increased $8.41 million, 121.31 percent, (27.86 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $935,266, 6.82 percent, (23.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $4.69 million, 64.74 percent, (21.68 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Brazil increased $1.79 million, 28.12 percent, (14.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 India decreased $2.15 million, 27.37 percent, (10.34 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 97.91 percent of all these Misc. residual chemical, industrial products imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $53.96 million of the $55.11 million total.

All totaled, 73.2 percent of all these Misc. residual chemical, industrial products imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $40.34 million of the $55.11 million total