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

Imports: Misc. cellulose and chemical derivatives

Misc. cellulose and chemical derivatives, the No. 519 import by value totaled $35.64 million for the month of March, $102.72 million through March of 2019, and $418.89 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
1Germany$31.23 M
2Japan$9.17 M
3China$8.86 M
4South Korea$6.53 M
5Brazil$5.14 M
6Belgium$5.14 M
7Taiwan$4.58 M
8Czech Republic$4.56 M
9Sweden$4.32 M
10Thailand$4.21 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $102.72 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $21,533,464
2Port of Virginia $10,181,662
3Port of Charleston $10,076,795
4Port of Los Angeles $9,576,842
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $7,566,510
6Port of Houston $6,656,078
7Port of Chester, Penn. $5,213,799
8Chicago O’Hare International Airport $4,990,843
9Port of Long Beach $3,272,050
10Port Laredo $3,209,023

U.S. imports of Misc. cellulose and chemical derivatives increased 0.39 percent through March to $102.72 million

U.S. imports of Misc. cellulose and chemical derivatives increased 0.39 percent from $102.32 million to $102.72 million through the first three 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 519 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 512 for the last full year with a total value of $418.89 million, a $21.02 million, 5.28 percent increase from the 2017 total.

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

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 China, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Sweden and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $31,225,125
2Japan $9,165,814
3China $8,862,092
4South Korea $6,534,903
5Brazil $5,143,889
6Belgium $5,139,860
7Taiwan $4,575,280
8Czech Republic $4,560,155
9Sweden $4,319,372
10Thailand $4,213,046

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $25,989,189
2Chicago $16,067,311
3Houston $13,713,885
4Charleston $12,626,869
5Philadelphia $11,924,028
6Los Angeles $11,553,661
7Atlanta/Savannah $11,011,108
8Detroit $7,042,456
9Norfolk $5,357,409
10Laredo $4,044,583

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 Newark rose 2.19 percent compared to last year to $21.53 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 16.92 percent compared to last year to $10.18 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 18.63 percent compared to last year to $10.08 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 23.44 percent compared to last year to $9.58 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 11.12 percent compared to last year to $7.57 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 $3.79 million, 13.83 percent, (30.4 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $1.46 million, 18.92 percent, (8.92 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $2.11 million, 19.22 percent, (8.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea increased $911,444, 16.21 percent, (6.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Brazil decreased $1.33 million, 20.55 percent, (5.01 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 59.32 percent of all these Misc. cellulose and chemical derivatives imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $60.93 million of the $102.72 million total.

All totaled, 57.37 percent of all these Misc. cellulose and chemical derivatives imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $58.94 million of the $102.72 million total