Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Search in posts
Search in pages
Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through March 2019.

Imports: Misc. chemical reaction initiators, accelerators

Misc. chemical reaction initiators, accelerators, the No. 278 import by value totaled $118.98 million for the month of March, $312.19 million through March of 2019, and $1.24 billion for all of 2018, the latest annual data available, according to U.S. Census Bureau data analyzed by WorldCity. Need more details? Read more

Click on any of the countries in the chart below to gain access to the specific imports and imports between that country and (port), how it compares to other ports for trade with that country, how that trade has changed over time, and much more. Data available both by value and tonnage. Download data. If you are not a subscriber, you can learn more by clicking on the subscribe link.

Top Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Japan$58.74 M
2Canada$45.23 M
3Germany$40.11 M
4China$27.43 M
5United Kingdom$21.69 M
6Italy$19.84 M
7The Netherlands$15.17 M
8Denmark$14.41 M
9France$13.14 M
10Belgium$9.72 M
Data loading...
January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $312.19 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $94,775,207
2Port of Los Angeles $34,381,184
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $30,196,707
4Port of Charleston $25,260,435
5Port of Newark $21,322,780
6Port of New Orleans $12,152,221
7Port of Virginia $11,270,223
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $10,243,701
9Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $7,976,485
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $7,772,480

U.S. imports of Misc. chemical reaction initiators, accelerators increased 3.70 percent through March to $312.19 million

U.S. imports of Misc. chemical reaction initiators, accelerators increased 3.70 percent from $301.04 million to $312.19 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 278 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 288 for the last full year with a total value of $1.24 billion, a $198.2 million, 18.95 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 China and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 China and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Newark.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $58,739,881
2Canada $45,228,626
3Germany $40,114,884
4China $27,426,606
5United Kingdom $21,685,399
6Italy $19,844,559
7The Netherlands $15,166,362
8Denmark $14,412,766
9France $13,141,085
10Belgium $9,716,964

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $123,609,180
2Charleston $43,576,590
3Detroit $40,699,337
4Chicago $38,673,095
5Atlanta/Savannah $31,098,036
6New York City $25,647,808
7Los Angeles $17,483,098
8New Orleans $16,539,628
9Buffalo $10,944,526
10Cleveland $10,834,423

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 Houston rose 33.09 percent compared to last year to $94.78 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 85.41 percent compared to last year to $34.38 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 31.56 percent compared to last year to $30.2 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 14.28 percent compared to last year to $25.26 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 28.23 percent compared to last year to $21.32 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 Japan increased $17.82 million, 43.56 percent, (18.82 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $2.78 million, 5.78 percent, (14.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany decreased $19.5 million, 32.71 percent, (12.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $5.24 million, 16.03 percent, (8.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom increased $4.97 million, 29.75 percent, (6.95 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 61.88 percent of all these Misc. chemical reaction initiators, accelerators imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $193.2 million of the $312.19 million total.

All totaled, 65.96 percent of all these Misc. chemical reaction initiators, accelerators imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $205.94 million of the $312.19 million total