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

Imports: Polishes and creams for leather, wood

Polishes and creams for leather, wood, the No. 793 import by value totaled $9.71 million for the month of March, $29.62 million through March of 2019, and $131.71 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
1Japan$14.83 M
2South Korea$3.69 M
3China$1.69 M
4United Kingdom$1.24 M
5Germany$1.21 M
6Mexico$926,315
7Canada$909,918
8Italy$906,447
9Spain$848,759
10Austria$719,609
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $29.62 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $7,544,801
2Port of Newark $7,440,826
3Port of Tacoma, Wash. $3,414,727
4Port of Houston $1,838,564
5Port of Virginia $1,689,717
6Port Laredo $813,596
7Port of Seattle, Wash. $745,726
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $645,142
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $631,080
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $624,145

U.S. imports of Polishes and creams for leather, wood decreased 4.23 percent through March to $29.62 million

U.S. imports of Polishes and creams for leather, wood decreased 4.23 percent from $30.93 million to $29.62 million through the first three 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 793 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 778 for the last full year with a total value of $131.71 million, a $5.5 million, 4.36 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 China, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Tacoma, Wash., No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 China and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Tacoma, Wash., No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Houston.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $14,833,730
2South Korea $3,690,205
3China $1,691,150
4United Kingdom $1,238,368
5Germany $1,205,329
6Mexico $926,315
7Canada $909,918
8Italy $906,447
9Spain $848,759
10Austria $719,609

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $8,630,366
2Los Angeles $6,460,178
3Seattle $6,053,342
4Detroit $2,678,255
5Chicago $1,955,449
6Buffalo $1,840,253
7Cleveland $1,807,693
8Norfolk $1,764,002
9Houston $1,373,088
10San Francisco $1,232,585

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 30.71 percent compared to last year to $7.54 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 24.13 percent compared to last year to $7.44 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. fell 8.27 percent compared to last year to $3.41 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 28.5 percent compared to last year to $1.84 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 17.14 percent compared to last year to $1.69 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 Japan increased $1.73 million, 13.24 percent, (50.07 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 South Korea increased $733,395, 24.8 percent, (12.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $498,742, 22.77 percent, (5.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 United Kingdom increased $268,963, 27.75 percent, (4.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $23,964, 2.03 percent, (4.07 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 76.49 percent of all these Polishes and creams for leather, wood imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $22.66 million of the $29.62 million total.

All totaled, 74.02 percent of all these Polishes and creams for leather, wood imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $21.93 million of the $29.62 million total