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

Imports: Polyethers, epoxides and polyesters, primary forms

Polyethers, epoxides and polyesters, primary forms, the No. 133 import by value totaled $277.45 million for the month of March, $805.35 million through March of 2019, and $3.45 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
1South Korea$111.67 M
2Mexico$109.87 M
3Canada$93.87 M
4Germany$77.82 M
5Taiwan$59.15 M
6Japan$45.92 M
7Thailand$40.57 M
8Vietnam$30.96 M
9Belgium$23.95 M
10The Netherlands$22.1 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $805.35 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $110,317,305
2Port of Newark $87,409,476
3Port Laredo $85,860,943
4Port of Charleston $57,884,829
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $53,569,035
6Port of Houston $50,814,429
7Port of Virginia $46,054,498
8Port of Tacoma, Wash. $32,447,734
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $28,970,958
10Port of Long Beach $27,622,261

U.S. imports of Polyethers, epoxides and polyesters, primary forms increased 2.36 percent through March to $805.35 million

U.S. imports of Polyethers, epoxides and polyesters, primary forms increased 2.36 percent from $786.8 million to $805.35 million through the first three 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 133 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 135 for the last full year with a total value of $3.45 billion, a $524.17 million, 17.94 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 South Korea, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Taiwan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Taiwan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port of Houston.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1South Korea $111,665,517
2Mexico $109,873,341
3Canada $93,872,682
4Germany $77,821,712
5Taiwan $59,152,559
6Japan $45,919,743
7Thailand $40,565,119
8Vietnam $30,959,555
9Belgium $23,947,040
10The Netherlands $22,104,776

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $117,988,908
2Los Angeles $116,307,291
3New York City $109,559,365
4Charleston $84,132,246
5Detroit $84,043,027
6Chicago $76,590,318
7Houston $74,447,018
8Atlanta/Savannah $67,266,678
9Cleveland $39,371,168
10Norfolk $31,027,016

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 30.68 percent compared to last year to $110.32 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 7.16 percent compared to last year to $87.41 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 8.81 percent compared to last year to $85.86 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 17.39 percent compared to last year to $57.88 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 4.42 percent compared to last year to $53.57 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 South Korea increased $27.98 million, 33.44 percent, (13.87 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $3.72 million, 3.27 percent, (13.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $282,872, 0.3 percent, (11.66 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $3.56 million, 4.8 percent, (9.66 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Taiwan increased $2.69 million, 4.76 percent, (7.34 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 56.17 percent of all these Polyethers, epoxides and polyesters, primary forms imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $452.39 million of the $805.35 million total.

All totaled, 49.05 percent of all these Polyethers, epoxides and polyesters, primary forms imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $395.04 million of the $805.35 million total