Current data is through February 2020.

Imports: Polishes and creams for leather, wood

Polishes and creams for leather, wood, the No. 797 import by value totaled $9.44 million for the month of February, $17.81 million through February of 2020, and $116.07 million for all of 2019, 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

RankCountry2019
1Japan$7.59 M
2South Korea$1.4 M
3China$1.32 M
4Honduras$1.07 M
5Germany$870,056
6United Kingdom$847,377
7Canada$811,284
8Italy$714,566
9Spain$674,006
10France$621,322
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U.S. imports of Polishes and creams for leather, wood decreased 11.87 percent through December 2019 to $116.07 million

U.S. imports of Polishes and creams for leather, wood decreased 11.87 percent from $131.71 million to $116.07 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 797 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 783 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 December 2019 the leading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 United Kingdom. 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, the leading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Canada, 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.

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five in 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 15.37 percent to $26.8 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 4.09 percent to $26.36 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. fell 15.02 percent to $15.67 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 8.89 percent to $7.17 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 26.52 percent to $5.51 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 decreased $2.23 million, 3.79 percent, (48.74 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 South Korea decreased $1.73 million, 13.19 percent, (9.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $1.36 million, 16.48 percent, (5.92 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany decreased $236,337, 3.72 percent, (5.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom increased $534,682, 11.81 percent, (4.36 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 74.07 percent of all these Polishes and creams for leather, wood imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $85.97 million of the $116.07 million total.

All totaled, 70.23 percent of all these Polishes and creams for leather, wood imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $81.52 million of the $116.07 million total.