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

Imports: Polycarboxylic acids and other realted chemicals

Polycarboxylic acids and other realted chemicals, the No. 270 import by value totaled $124.79 million for the month of October, $1.15 billion through October of 2018, and $1.28 billion 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
1Canada$376.5 M
2China$192.65 M
3Mexico$184.38 M
4South Korea$99.83 M
5Spain$66.76 M
6India$62.97 M
7Germany$55.05 M
8Japan$29.96 M
9Italy$19.05 M
10Taiwan$13.23 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.15 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $226,954,721
2Port of New Orleans $151,712,387
3Port of Virginia $142,531,383
4Port of Newark $122,022,130
5Port of Charleston $68,315,184
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $61,863,716
7Port of Philadelphia $42,213,177
8Port of Houston $39,519,206
9Port of Los Angeles $38,399,740
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $34,083,649

U.S. imports of Polycarboxylic acids and other realted chemicals increased 6.56 percent through October to $1.15 billion

U.S. imports of Polycarboxylic acids and other realted chemicals increased 6.56 percent from $1.08 billion to $1.15 billion 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 270 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 259 for the last full year with a total value of $1.28 billion, a $81.45 million, 6.77 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Spain. The leading gateways were No. 1 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Trout River, NY Border Crossing and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $376,501,451
2China $192,646,564
3Mexico $184,378,637
4South Korea $99,829,813
5Spain $66,763,256
6India $62,970,183
7Germany $55,051,281
8Japan $29,957,477
9Italy $19,052,085
10Taiwan $13,230,012

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Ogdensburg, N.Y. $41,165,619
2New Orleans $30,069,043
3Norfolk $29,838,246
4New York City $25,301,649
5Detroit $21,505,412
6Charleston $10,813,248
7Chicago $8,224,562
8Philadelphia $7,477,548
9Houston $6,968,039
10Buffalo $6,063,847

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:

  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 2573.23 percent compared to last year to $226.95 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 21.23 percent compared to last year to $151.71 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 77.1 percent compared to last year to $142.53 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 5.62 percent compared to last year to $122.02 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 13.57 percent compared to last year to $68.32 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 $28.89 million, 7.13 percent, (32.62 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $26.29 million, 15.8 percent, (16.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $11.7 million, 6.77 percent, (15.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea increased $12.02 million, 13.68 percent, (8.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Spain increased $26.23 million, 64.72 percent, (5.78 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 79.71 percent of all these Polycarboxylic acids and other realted chemicals imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $920.12 million of the $1.15 billion total.

All totaled, 61.64 percent of all these Polycarboxylic acids and other realted chemicals imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $711.54 million of the $1.15 billion total