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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through August 2019.

Imports: Polycarboxylic acids and other realted chemicals

Polycarboxylic acids and other realted chemicals, the No. 240 import by value totaled $128.79 million for the month of August, $1.03 billion through August of 2019, and $1.39 billion for all of 2018, 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$333.16 M
2Mexico$266.95 M
3China$131.03 M
4India$67.19 M
5South Korea$60.45 M
6Germany$39.4 M
7Spain$28.83 M
8Japan$28.48 M
9Italy$18.33 M
10Brazil$10.93 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.03 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New Orleans $214,217,035
2Port of Virginia $129,121,926
3Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $126,254,694
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $102,796,728
5Port of Newark $90,275,303
6Port of Charleston $68,284,651
7Trout River, NY Border Crossing $60,216,306
8Port of Houston $26,805,699
9Port of Philadelphia $26,586,512
10Port of Los Angeles $26,296,660

U.S. imports of Polycarboxylic acids and other realted chemicals increased 13.31 percent through August to $1.03 billion

U.S. imports of Polycarboxylic acids and other realted chemicals increased 13.31 percent from $910.48 million to $1.03 billion through the first eight months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 240 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 272 for the last full year with a total value of $1.39 billion, a $104.53 million, 8.13 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this 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.

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 Spain. The leading gateways were No. 1 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $333,164,157
2Mexico $266,945,756
3China $131,026,210
4India $67,189,326
5South Korea $60,447,614
6Germany $39,404,108
7Spain $28,833,634
8Japan $28,476,190
9Italy $18,333,412
10Brazil $10,931,867

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Ogdensburg, N.Y. $103,418,882
2Norfolk $59,323,460
3New Orleans $51,626,608
4New York City $49,717,462
5Detroit $43,745,344
6Charleston $26,795,175
7Houston $16,713,296
8Chicago $15,813,927
9Cleveland $14,630,511
10Philadelphia $11,545,397

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New Orleans rose 67.42 percent compared to last year to $214.22 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 16.48 percent compared to last year to $129.12 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. fell 33.53 percent compared to last year to $126.25 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 240.7 percent compared to last year to $102.8 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 8.78 percent compared to last year to $90.28 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 increased $29.53 million, 9.73 percent, (32.29 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $108.38 million, 68.35 percent, (25.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $20.22 million, 13.37 percent, (12.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India increased $21.61 million, 47.42 percent, (6.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea decreased $1.7 million, 2.74 percent, (5.86 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 83.24 percent of all these Polycarboxylic acids and other realted chemicals imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $858.77 million of the $1.03 billion total.

All totaled, 64.23 percent of all these Polycarboxylic acids and other realted chemicals imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $662.67 million of the $1.03 billion total