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

Imports: Miscellaneous organic compounds

Miscellaneous organic compounds, the No. 783 import by value totaled $14.71 million for the month of February, $20.53 million through February 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$9.84 M
2India$5.08 M
3Japan$1.77 M
4China$1.6 M
5Germany$555,350
6Canada$399,381
7United Kingdom$331,606
8Taiwan$283,853
9Hungary$222,474
10Switzerland$188,033
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $20.53 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1John F. Kennedy International Airport $9,783,715
2Port of Charleston $3,215,690
3Port of New Orleans $1,651,315
4Los Angeles International Airport $1,196,694
5Port of Newark $1,057,683
6Port of Los Angeles $1,009,409
7Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $600,552
8Chicago O’Hare International Airport $425,042
9San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $281,190
10Port of Houston $223,528

U.S. imports of Miscellaneous organic compounds increased 54.31 percent through February to $20.53 million

U.S. imports of Miscellaneous organic compounds increased 54.31 percent from $13.31 million to $20.53 million through the first two 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 783 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 856 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 February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 South Korea, No. 2 India, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 China and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Los Angeles International Airport and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 India, No. 2 China, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Italy. 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 – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1South Korea $9,838,508
2India $5,081,287
3Japan $1,768,383
4China $1,599,887
5Germany $555,350
6Canada $399,381
7United Kingdom $331,606
8Taiwan $283,853
9Hungary $222,474
10Switzerland $188,033

January – February 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 two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 2602.56 percent compared to last year to $9.78 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 33.94 percent compared to last year to $3.22 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 136.92 percent compared to last year to $1.65 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 186.88 percent compared to last year to $1.2 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 28.98 percent compared to last year to $1.06 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 $9.68 million, 6079.35 percent, (47.92 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 India decreased $1.15 million, 18.45 percent, (24.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $1.09 million, 160.44 percent, (8.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $2.65 million, 62.32 percent, (7.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $305,896, 122.63 percent, (2.7 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 91.77 percent of all these Miscellaneous organic compounds imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $18.84 million of the $20.53 million total.

All totaled, 82.33 percent of all these Miscellaneous organic compounds imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $16.91 million of the $20.53 million total