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

Imports: Miscellaneous organic compounds

Miscellaneous organic compounds, the No. 811 import by value totaled $6.34 million for the month of August, $74.76 million through August of 2019, and $80.24 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
1South Korea$30.37 M
2India$19.74 M
3China$8.63 M
4Japan$5.19 M
5Germany$1.8 M
6United Kingdom$1.73 M
7Canada$1.54 M
8Taiwan$1.21 M
9Belgium$1.16 M
10Switzerland$941,149
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $74.76 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1John F. Kennedy International Airport $31,371,632
2Port of Charleston $11,504,116
3Port of Newark $6,380,992
4Port of New Orleans $6,130,011
5Port of Los Angeles $3,375,388
6Los Angeles International Airport $3,026,192
7Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $2,511,114
8Chicago O’Hare International Airport $2,271,761
9San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $1,182,680
10Port of Houston $893,036

U.S. imports of Miscellaneous organic compounds increased 43.12 percent through August to $74.76 million

U.S. imports of Miscellaneous organic compounds increased 43.12 percent from $52.24 million to $74.76 million through the first eight 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 811 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 880 for the last full year with a total value of $80.24 million, a $15.26 million, 23.48 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 South Korea, No. 2 India, No. 3 China, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 India, No. 2 China, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Charleston, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1South Korea $30,365,380
2India $19,738,035
3China $8,625,832
4Japan $5,193,544
5Germany $1,799,423
6United Kingdom $1,731,456
7Canada $1,541,672
8Taiwan $1,214,713
9Belgium $1,161,276
10Switzerland $941,149

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $6,608,051
2Charleston $5,491,108
3New Orleans $4,029,778
4Philadelphia $2,498,130
5St. Louis $1,551,939
6Los Angeles $1,419,948
7San Francisco $1,159,157
8Atlanta/Savannah $1,103,370
9Chicago $1,061,565
10Houston $526,426

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 501.66 percent compared to last year to $31.37 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 6.62 percent compared to last year to $11.5 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 24.31 percent compared to last year to $6.38 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 11.39 percent compared to last year to $6.13 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 10.89 percent compared to last year to $3.38 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 South Korea increased $27.35 million, 906.49 percent, (40.62 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 India increased $13,976, 0.07 percent, (26.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $6.56 million, 43.18 percent, (11.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan increased $1.37 million, 35.98 percent, (6.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany decreased $31,839, 1.74 percent, (2.41 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 87.91 percent of all these Miscellaneous organic compounds imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $65.72 million of the $74.76 million total.

All totaled, 78.6 percent of all these Miscellaneous organic compounds imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $58.76 million of the $74.76 million total