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

Imports: Misc. natural polymers

Misc. natural polymers, the No. 563 import by value totaled $30.03 million for the month of March, $84.94 million through March of 2019, and $375.17 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
1China$23.17 M
2Sweden$18.27 M
3Austria$10.75 M
4France$6.27 M
5Japan$5.42 M
6Norway$4.41 M
7Germany$3.07 M
8Italy$2.04 M
9Israel$1.9 M
10Canada$1.75 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $84.94 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1John F. Kennedy International Airport $15,453,075
2Port of Newark $13,193,933
3Port of Los Angeles $9,173,834
4Port of Houston $7,161,618
5Port of Chester, Penn. $4,586,909
6Port of Charleston $4,346,246
7Port of Virginia $3,826,316
8Port of Baltimore, Md. $3,703,912
9Chicago O’Hare International Airport $3,316,243
10Port of Salem, Mass. $2,752,710

U.S. imports of Misc. natural polymers increased 1.91 percent through March to $84.94 million

U.S. imports of Misc. natural polymers increased 1.91 percent from $83.35 million to $84.94 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 563 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 568 for the last full year with a total value of $375.17 million, a $42.18 million, 12.67 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Sweden, No. 3 Austria, No. 4 France and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Chester, Penn..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Austria, No. 3 Sweden, No. 4 Norway and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Chester, Penn..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $23,170,958
2Sweden $18,272,435
3Austria $10,753,692
4France $6,272,718
5Japan $5,415,352
6Norway $4,409,142
7Germany $3,074,053
8Italy $2,035,814
9Israel $1,904,126
10Canada $1,746,864

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $38,476,368
2Chicago $12,482,192
3Los Angeles $11,560,675
4Philadelphia $10,754,336
5Houston $10,078,655
6Baltimore $6,139,593
7Boston $4,307,455
8St. Louis $3,902,978
9Atlanta/Savannah $3,854,862
10Charleston $3,306,994

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:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 46.09 percent compared to last year to $15.45 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 27.05 percent compared to last year to $13.19 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 101.19 percent compared to last year to $9.17 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 24.86 percent compared to last year to $7.16 million.
  • Port of Chester, Penn. fell 39.39 percent compared to last year to $4.59 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 $983,551, 4.43 percent, (27.28 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Sweden increased $7.57 million, 70.7 percent, (21.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Austria decreased $1.48 million, 12.09 percent, (12.66 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 France decreased $1.3 million, 17.17 percent, (7.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan increased $753,118, 16.15 percent, (6.38 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 75.21 percent of all these Misc. natural polymers imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $63.89 million of the $84.94 million total.

All totaled, 58.35 percent of all these Misc. natural polymers imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $49.57 million of the $84.94 million total