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

Imports: Misc. cellulose and chemical derivatives

Misc. cellulose and chemical derivatives, the No. 524 import by value totaled $33.95 million for the month of October, $346.51 million through October of 2018, and $397.87 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$94.19 M
2China$39.28 M
3Japan$30.55 M
4South Korea$21.82 M
5Brazil$20.24 M
6Belgium$19.52 M
7Ireland$17.98 M
8Taiwan$16 M
9Sweden$15.29 M
10Czech Republic$13.18 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $346.51 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $73,136,499
2Port of Virginia $44,659,506
3Port of Los Angeles $38,429,523
4Port of Houston $29,370,484
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $26,432,588
6Port of Charleston $26,112,228
7Port of Chester, Penn. $23,926,754
8Port of Long Beach $14,742,457
9Port Laredo $10,088,622
10Port of New Orleans $6,728,118

U.S. imports of Misc. cellulose and chemical derivatives increased 1.76 percent through October to $346.51 million

U.S. imports of Misc. cellulose and chemical derivatives increased 1.76 percent from $340.52 million to $346.51 million through the first 10 months of 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 524 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 513 for the last full year with a total value of $397.87 million, a $12.36 million, 3.21 percent increase from the 2016 total.

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $94,193,273
2China $39,278,269
3Japan $30,553,642
4South Korea $21,824,220
5Brazil $20,239,088
6Belgium $19,523,658
7Ireland $17,976,303
8Taiwan $15,996,307
9Sweden $15,285,004
10Czech Republic $13,179,964

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $13,595,079
2Chicago $8,091,951
3Philadelphia $6,214,310
4Charleston $6,103,849
5Los Angeles $5,937,682
6Atlanta/Savannah $5,846,447
7Houston $5,033,157
8Detroit $3,583,765
9Norfolk $2,129,288
10Laredo $2,029,255

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 10.66 percent compared to last year to $73.14 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 71.21 percent compared to last year to $44.66 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 10.82 percent compared to last year to $38.43 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 9.71 percent compared to last year to $29.37 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 22.09 percent compared to last year to $26.43 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 $7.95 million, 9.22 percent, (27.18 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $1.09 million, 2.7 percent, (11.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $6.42 million, 26.63 percent, (8.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea decreased $1.82 million, 7.72 percent, (6.3 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Brazil decreased $2.13 million, 9.52 percent, (5.84 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 59.48 percent of all these Misc. cellulose and chemical derivatives imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $206.09 million of the $346.51 million total.

All totaled, 61.19 percent of all these Misc. cellulose and chemical derivatives imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $212.03 million of the $346.51 million total