Total Trade: $217.6 million
|1||Port of Charleston||$51,402,907|
|2||Port of Newark||$31,661,088|
|3||Port of Los Angeles||$22,875,747|
|4||Port of Virginia||$22,625,123|
|5||Port of Houston||$19,433,328|
|6||Port of Long Beach||$11,978,981|
|7||Port of Tacoma, Wash.||$11,738,587|
|8||Port of Savannah, Ga.||$10,945,478|
|9||Chicago O’Hare International Airport||$6,905,970|
|10||Port of New Orleans||$5,302,966|
U.S. imports of Phenols; phenol-alcohols increased 42.11 percent through October to $217.6 million
U.S. imports of Phenols; phenol-alcohols increased 42.11 percent from $153.12 million to $217.6 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 638 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 696 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 October 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 – October 2018
|4||New York City||$4,615,426|
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 145.52 percent compared to last year to $51.4 million.
- Port of Newark rose 50.33 percent compared to last year to $31.66 million.
- Port of Los Angeles fell 12.26 percent compared to last year to $22.88 million.
- Port of Virginia rose 33.61 percent compared to last year to $22.63 million.
- Port of Houston fell 7.32 percent compared to last year to $19.43 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 $44.68 million, 210.45 percent, (30.29 percent of all shipments).
- U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $10.82 million, 41.11 percent, (17.07 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 3 India increased $1.03 million, 3.22 percent, (15.2 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 4 Taiwan increased $6.56 million, 45.48 percent, (9.65 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $669,467, 3.48 percent, (9.16 percent of all shipments).
All totaled, 81.36 percent of all these Phenols; phenol-alcohols imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $177.04 million of the $217.6 million total.
All totaled, 68.01 percent of all these Phenols; phenol-alcohols imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $148 million of the $217.6 million total