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

Imports: Phenols; phenol-alcohols

Phenols; phenol-alcohols, the No. 649 import by value totaled $17.76 million for the month of December, $250.09 million through December of 2018, and $186.3 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
1China$71.79 M
2Japan$44.35 M
3India$39.68 M
4Taiwan$23.56 M
5Germany$23.29 M
6South Korea$16.89 M
7Singapore$5 M
8Italy$4.75 M
9Switzerland$4.64 M
10Saudi Arabia$3.32 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $250.09 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Charleston $55,452,785
2Port of Newark $36,616,722
3Port of Los Angeles $29,097,983
4Port of Virginia $24,403,790
5Port of Houston $23,611,788
6Port of Tacoma, Wash. $15,041,373
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $13,748,120
8Port of Long Beach $12,570,800
9Chicago O’Hare International Airport $7,575,039
10Port of New Orleans $6,216,783

U.S. imports of Phenols; phenol-alcohols increased 34.24 percent through December to $250.09 million

U.S. imports of Phenols; phenol-alcohols increased 34.24 percent from $186.3 million to $250.09 million in 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 649 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 692 for the last full year with a total value of $186.3 million, a $9.25 million, 5.22 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 India, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Charleston, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Houston.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 India, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Taiwan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $71,788,269
2Japan $44,346,191
3India $39,678,161
4Taiwan $23,558,519
5Germany $23,292,348
6South Korea $16,892,526
7Singapore $4,996,602
8Italy $4,751,241
9Switzerland $4,636,885
10Saudi Arabia $3,322,824

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Cleveland $12,794,540
2Charleston $9,348,156
3Houston $9,274,163
4New York City $6,116,354
5Chicago $3,576,561
6Atlanta/Savannah $3,379,405
7New Orleans $3,376,078
8Seattle $2,718,195
9St. Louis $1,932,957
10Wilmington $1,076,384

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Charleston rose 124.66 percent compared to last year to $55.45 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 39.81 percent compared to last year to $36.62 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 4.62 percent compared to last year to $29.1 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 11.14 percent compared to last year to $24.4 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 1.36 percent compared to last year to $23.61 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 China increased $45.05 million, 168.44 percent, (28.7 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $11.03 million, 33.11 percent, (17.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 India increased $1.11 million, 2.87 percent, (15.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Taiwan increased $5.72 million, 32.08 percent, (9.42 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $1.19 million, 5.38 percent, (9.31 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 81.04 percent of all these Phenols; phenol-alcohols imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $202.66 million of the $250.09 million total.

All totaled, 67.65 percent of all these Phenols; phenol-alcohols imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $169.18 million of the $250.09 million total