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

Imports: Polishes and creams for leather, wood

Polishes and creams for leather, wood, the No. 783 import by value totaled $10.91 million for the month of December, $131.71 million through December of 2018, and $126.21 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
1Japan$58.8 M
2South Korea$13.08 M
3Canada$13 M
4China$8.23 M
5Germany$6.35 M
6United Kingdom$4.53 M
7Italy$3.59 M
8France$2.85 M
9Czech Republic$2.7 M
10Spain$2.52 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $131.71 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $27,489,564
2Port of Los Angeles $23,228,453
3Port of Tacoma, Wash. $18,446,121
4Port of Virginia $7,494,236
5Port of Houston $6,587,507
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $5,843,734
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $5,286,061
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $3,762,221
9Port of Long Beach $3,417,492
10Port of Seattle, Wash. $2,977,525

U.S. imports of Polishes and creams for leather, wood increased 4.36 percent through December to $131.71 million

U.S. imports of Polishes and creams for leather, wood increased 4.36 percent from $126.21 million to $131.71 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 783 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 775 for the last full year with a total value of $126.21 million, a $31.02 million, 32.59 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this 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.

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 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $58,800,464
2South Korea $13,079,606
3Canada $12,998,803
4China $8,232,370
5Germany $6,345,475
6United Kingdom $4,527,523
7Italy $3,590,911
8France $2,854,432
9Czech Republic $2,696,059
10Spain $2,517,742

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $6,475,838
2Los Angeles $4,870,611
3Seattle $4,123,700
4Detroit $1,815,435
5Chicago $1,486,149
6Norfolk $1,375,785
7Cleveland $1,368,219
8Buffalo $1,259,727
9Houston $1,081,972
10Dallas $875,921

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 14.91 percent compared to last year to $27.49 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 4.35 percent compared to last year to $23.23 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 67.73 percent compared to last year to $18.45 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 13.48 percent compared to last year to $7.49 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 7.55 percent compared to last year to $6.59 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 $5.73 million, 10.79 percent, (44.64 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 South Korea increased $3.63 million, 38.47 percent, (9.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada decreased $3.66 million, 21.97 percent, (9.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $148,231, 1.77 percent, (6.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $40,191, 0.64 percent, (4.82 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 75.51 percent of all these Polishes and creams for leather, wood imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $99.46 million of the $131.71 million total.

All totaled, 63.2 percent of all these Polishes and creams for leather, wood imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $83.25 million of the $131.71 million total