Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through May 2020.

Imports: Polycarboxylic acids and other realted chemicals

Polycarboxylic acids and other realted chemicals, the No. 243 import by value totaled $103.56 million for the month of May, $545.35 million through May of 2020, and $1.48 billion 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

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$189.58 M
2Mexico$97.68 M
3China$79.27 M
4South Korea$43.94 M
5India$40.32 M
6Germany$19.78 M
7Japan$15.36 M
8Spain$12.54 M
9Italy$10.46 M
10Taiwan$8.37 M
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U.S. imports of Polycarboxylic acids and other realted chemicals decreased 16.77 percent through May to $545.35 million

U.S. imports of Polycarboxylic acids and other realted chemicals decreased 16.77 percent from $655.23 million to $545.35 million through the first five months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 243 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 233 for the last full year with a total value of $1.48 billion, a $92.9 million, 6.69 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Virginia, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 India and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Newark.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Virginia fell 8.64 percent compared to last year to $80.47 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 44.85 percent compared to last year to $77.51 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. fell 9.29 percent compared to last year to $69.22 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 7.61 percent compared to last year to $58.78 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 18.19 percent compared to last year to $48.75 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 Canada decreased $15.64 million, 7.62 percent, (34.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $73.3 million, 42.87 percent, (17.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $617,224, 0.77 percent, (14.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea increased $4.09 million, 10.25 percent, (8.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 India decreased $8.33 million, 17.12 percent, (7.39 percent market share).

All totaled, 82.66 percent of all these Polycarboxylic acids and other realted chemicals imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $450.79 million of the $545.35 million total.

All totaled, 61.38 percent of all these Polycarboxylic acids and other realted chemicals imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $334.72 million of the $545.35 million total