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

Imports: Polishes and creams for leather, wood

Polishes and creams for leather, wood, the No. 798 import by value totaled $11.47 million for the month of July, $68.35 million through July 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$34.2 M
2South Korea$6.62 M
3China$4.04 M
4Germany$3.91 M
5Canada$2.93 M
6United Kingdom$2.46 M
7Italy$2.06 M
8Spain$1.89 M
9Mexico$1.75 M
10Malaysia$1.27 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $68.35 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $16,254,524
2Port of Los Angeles $16,131,294
3Port of Tacoma, Wash. $8,561,997
4Port of Houston $4,019,766
5Port of Virginia $3,580,887
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $2,101,786
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $1,842,958
8Port of Oakland, Calif. $1,831,079
9Port Laredo $1,498,101
10Port of Charleston $1,136,520

U.S. imports of Polishes and creams for leather, wood decreased 13.34 percent through July to $68.35 million

U.S. imports of Polishes and creams for leather, wood decreased 13.34 percent from $78.88 million to $68.35 million through the first seven 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 798 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 774 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 July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Canada. 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 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $34,201,353
2South Korea $6,624,668
3China $4,042,872
4Germany $3,910,565
5Canada $2,926,183
6United Kingdom $2,464,072
7Italy $2,058,177
8Spain $1,887,349
9Mexico $1,753,217
10Malaysia $1,265,224

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 8.09 percent compared to last year to $16.25 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 20.77 percent compared to last year to $16.13 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. fell 24.73 percent compared to last year to $8.56 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 5.27 percent compared to last year to $4.02 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 20.24 percent compared to last year to $3.58 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 $636,257, 1.9 percent, (50.04 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 South Korea decreased $448,772, 6.34 percent, (9.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $966,864, 19.3 percent, (5.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany decreased $75,410, 1.89 percent, (5.72 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada decreased $6.2 million, 67.92 percent, (4.28 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 75.64 percent of all these Polishes and creams for leather, wood imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $51.71 million of the $68.35 million total.

All totaled, 71.02 percent of all these Polishes and creams for leather, wood imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $48.55 million of the $68.35 million total