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

Imports: Misc. petroluem resins, polysulfides

Misc. petroluem resins, polysulfides, the No. 448 import by value totaled $55.82 million for the month of October, $514.57 million through October of 2018, and $562.51 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$102.63 M
2Japan$80.29 M
3United Kingdom$76.07 M
4China$70.88 M
5South Korea$48.04 M
6France$27.19 M
7India$20.12 M
8Canada$19.57 M
9Austria$16.82 M
10Spain$10.3 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $514.57 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Chester, Penn. $82,153,866
2Port of Virginia $70,985,836
3Port of Los Angeles $69,465,623
4Port of Newark $51,174,928
5Port of Charleston $46,366,472
6Chicago O’Hare International Airport $27,307,014
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $26,444,139
8Port of Houston $21,305,558
9Port of Long Beach $17,907,140
10Philadelphia International Airport $11,769,034

U.S. imports of Misc. petroluem resins, polysulfides increased 8.56 percent through October to $514.57 million

U.S. imports of Misc. petroluem resins, polysulfides increased 8.56 percent from $473.98 million to $514.57 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 448 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 449 for the last full year with a total value of $562.51 million, a $55.92 million, 11.04 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 China and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Chester, Penn., No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 China and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Chester, Penn., No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $102,629,363
2Japan $80,285,848
3United Kingdom $76,067,226
4China $70,878,800
5South Korea $48,040,243
6France $27,193,878
7India $20,119,233
8Canada $19,570,831
9Austria $16,824,970
10Spain $10,304,277

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Philadelphia $21,061,161
2Cleveland $9,241,174
3Charleston $8,798,636
4Chicago $7,690,321
5Norfolk $6,724,145
6Atlanta/Savannah $5,959,542
7Los Angeles $4,351,675
8Houston $4,061,732
9Detroit $3,970,396
10New Orleans $3,715,209

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 Chester, Penn. rose 3.64 percent compared to last year to $82.15 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 19.94 percent compared to last year to $70.99 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 8.59 percent compared to last year to $69.47 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 31.82 percent compared to last year to $51.17 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 32.96 percent compared to last year to $46.37 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 $6.01 million, 6.22 percent, (19.94 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $14.4 million, 21.86 percent, (15.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 United Kingdom decreased $7.96 million, 9.48 percent, (14.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China increased $7.3 million, 11.48 percent, (13.77 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea increased $6.21 million, 14.86 percent, (9.34 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 73.44 percent of all these Misc. petroluem resins, polysulfides imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $377.9 million of the $514.57 million total.

All totaled, 62.22 percent of all these Misc. petroluem resins, polysulfides imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $320.15 million of the $514.57 million total