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

Imports: Miscellaneous organic compounds

Miscellaneous organic compounds, the No. 878 import by value totaled $6.21 million for the month of October, $66.34 million through October of 2018, and $64.98 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
1India$24.26 M
2China$20.06 M
3Japan$4.5 M
4South Korea$4.04 M
5Germany$2.35 M
6Canada$1.94 M
7Taiwan$1.7 M
8Portugal$1.3 M
9Italy$1.17 M
10United Kingdom$1.07 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $66.34 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Charleston $14,304,472
2Port of Newark $11,126,532
3Port of New Orleans $7,381,658
4John F. Kennedy International Airport $5,770,043
5Port of Los Angeles $4,854,589
6Los Angeles International Airport $3,393,594
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $2,640,713
8Philadelphia International Airport $2,481,961
9San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $2,376,419
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $2,354,720

U.S. imports of Miscellaneous organic compounds increased 27.33 percent through October to $66.34 million

U.S. imports of Miscellaneous organic compounds increased 27.33 percent from $52.1 million to $66.34 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 878 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 897 for the last full year with a total value of $64.98 million, a $6.52 million, 11.16 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading 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.

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1India $24,263,600
2China $20,059,967
3Japan $4,501,137
4South Korea $4,038,336
5Germany $2,349,356
6Canada $1,944,838
7Taiwan $1,698,392
8Portugal $1,295,119
9Italy $1,171,531
10United Kingdom $1,068,640

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Philadelphia $2,449,630
2Charleston $2,303,986
3New Orleans $2,219,285
4New York City $1,767,915
5St. Louis $1,486,268
6Los Angeles $752,642
7Atlanta/Savannah $603,230
8Buffalo $462,709
9San Francisco $438,725
10Cleveland $189,697

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 Charleston rose 141.64 percent compared to last year to $14.3 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 4.91 percent compared to last year to $11.13 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 17.37 percent compared to last year to $7.38 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 79.3 percent compared to last year to $5.77 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 51.07 percent compared to last year to $4.85 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 increased $7.99 million, 49.09 percent, (36.58 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $3.6 million, 21.89 percent, (30.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $1.7 million, 60.75 percent, (6.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea increased $2.09 million, 106.95 percent, (6.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $228,150, 10.76 percent, (3.54 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 83.23 percent of all these Miscellaneous organic compounds imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $55.21 million of the $66.34 million total.

All totaled, 65.48 percent of all these Miscellaneous organic compounds imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $43.44 million of the $66.34 million total