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

Imports: Polyamides, primary forms

Polyamides, primary forms, the No. 428 import by value totaled $61.21 million for the month of October, $561.8 million through October of 2018, and $597.4 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
1Germany$133.85 M
2Canada$108.91 M
3Japan$54.49 M
4The Netherlands$40.19 M
5Switzerland$39.38 M
6France$27.41 M
7Belgium$21 M
8Slovenia$20.79 M
9China$19.52 M
10Mexico$17.91 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $561.8 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Charleston $74,332,520
2Port of Newark $74,108,872
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $64,887,336
4Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $48,786,800
5Port of Virginia $47,427,885
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $33,492,577
7Port of Tacoma, Wash. $25,269,890
8Port of Los Angeles $24,902,617
9Port of Ogdensburg, N.Y. $24,344,000
10Port Laredo $17,610,154

U.S. imports of Polyamides, primary forms increased 13.64 percent through October to $561.8 million

U.S. imports of Polyamides, primary forms increased 13.64 percent from $494.37 million to $561.8 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 428 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 440 for the last full year with a total value of $597.4 million, a $96.91 million, 19.36 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 Switzerland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Charleston, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 Switzerland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Charleston, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $133,852,190
2Canada $108,910,253
3Japan $54,492,476
4The Netherlands $40,188,792
5Switzerland $39,380,082
6France $27,408,092
7Belgium $20,995,461
8Slovenia $20,788,922
9China $19,522,983
10Mexico $17,907,581

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $20,607,839
2Atlanta/Savannah $11,977,719
3Charleston $11,601,708
4New York City $9,877,098
5Ogdensburg, N.Y. $6,874,494
6Chicago $6,550,381
7Cleveland $4,289,593
8Houston $4,099,754
9Wilmington $3,780,434
10Seattle $3,684,997

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 22.93 percent compared to last year to $74.33 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 33.35 percent compared to last year to $74.11 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 21.02 percent compared to last year to $64.89 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 13.77 percent compared to last year to $48.79 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 30.08 percent compared to last year to $47.43 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 Germany increased $23.74 million, 21.56 percent, (23.83 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $1.29 million, 1.2 percent, (19.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $7.89 million, 16.93 percent, (9.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 The Netherlands increased $1.96 million, 5.13 percent, (7.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Switzerland increased $6.95 million, 21.42 percent, (7.01 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 67.07 percent of all these Polyamides, primary forms imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $376.82 million of the $561.8 million total.

All totaled, 55.1 percent of all these Polyamides, primary forms imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $309.54 million of the $561.8 million total