Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through June 2020.

Imports: Miscellaneous organic compounds

Miscellaneous organic compounds, the No. 872 import by value totaled $5.89 million for the month of June, $33.5 million through June of 2020, and $100.75 million for all of 2019, 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
1India$13.26 M
2China$4.58 M
3Japan$2.52 M
4Canada$2.29 M
5Taiwan$1.67 M
6Germany$1.67 M
7South Korea$1.51 M
8United Kingdom$1.19 M
9Belgium$1.12 M
10Switzerland$822,412
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U.S. imports of Miscellaneous organic compounds decreased 24.04 percent through June to $33.5 million

U.S. imports of Miscellaneous organic compounds decreased 24.04 percent from $44.1 million to $33.5 million through the first six months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 872 through June among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 858 for the last full year with a total value of $100.75 million, a $20.52 million, 25.57 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through June of this year the leading sources were No. 1 India, No. 2 China, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Taiwan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Charleston, No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

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

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Charleston fell 25.1 percent compared to last year to $6.86 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 59.85 percent compared to last year to $4.41 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 14.16 percent compared to last year to $4.11 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 14.18 percent compared to last year to $3.75 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 14.07 percent compared to last year to $2.21 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 India decreased $2.25 million, 14.51 percent, (39.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $1.54 million, 25.11 percent, (13.68 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan decreased $1.5 million, 37.3 percent, (7.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $995,963, 76.88 percent, (6.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Taiwan increased $829,049, 98.4 percent, (4.99 percent market share).

All totaled, 72.6 percent of all these Miscellaneous organic compounds imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through June of this year. That is equal to $24.32 million of the $33.5 million total.

All totaled, 63.73 percent of all these Miscellaneous organic compounds imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through June of this year. That is equal to $21.35 million of the $33.5 million total