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

Imports: Polyethers, epoxides and polyesters, primary forms

Polyethers, epoxides and polyesters, primary forms, the No. 127 import by value totaled $296.82 million for the month of October, $2.91 billion through October of 2018, and $2.92 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
1Mexico$441.45 M
2South Korea$340.93 M
3Canada$335.81 M
4Germany$257.51 M
5Taiwan$175.78 M
6Thailand$161.21 M
7Japan$154.61 M
8China$141.33 M
9The Netherlands$87.22 M
10Oman$78.51 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.91 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $334,890,557
2Port of Newark $328,265,017
3Port of Los Angeles $318,859,982
4Port of Charleston $253,241,895
5Port of Houston $209,281,115
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $200,081,209
7Port of Virginia $155,254,601
8Port of Long Beach $143,802,988
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $106,220,506
10Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $102,784,878

U.S. imports of Polyethers, epoxides and polyesters, primary forms increased 20.41 percent through October to $2.91 billion

U.S. imports of Polyethers, epoxides and polyesters, primary forms increased 20.41 percent from $2.42 billion to $2.91 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 127 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 138 for the last full year with a total value of $2.92 billion, a $418.34 million, 16.71 percent increase from the 2016 total.

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

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Germany. 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 Virginia.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $441,454,890
2South Korea $340,930,521
3Canada $335,812,566
4Germany $257,514,648
5Taiwan $175,778,049
6Thailand $161,213,493
7Japan $154,608,272
8China $141,334,793
9The Netherlands $87,215,214
10Oman $78,507,552

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $52,110,404
2New York City $52,084,238
3Houston $43,994,508
4Los Angeles $43,425,682
5Detroit $42,641,697
6Charleston $41,448,244
7Chicago $38,340,295
8Atlanta/Savannah $31,480,459
9Cleveland $15,540,305
10Norfolk $15,245,026

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 Laredo rose 42.48 percent compared to last year to $334.89 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 33.02 percent compared to last year to $328.27 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 7.74 percent compared to last year to $318.86 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 62.17 percent compared to last year to $253.24 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 53.22 percent compared to last year to $209.28 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 Mexico increased $122.72 million, 38.5 percent, (15.15 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 South Korea increased $27.42 million, 8.75 percent, (11.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $20.83 million, 6.61 percent, (11.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $61.29 million, 31.23 percent, (8.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Taiwan decreased $36.46 million, 17.18 percent, (6.03 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 53.23 percent of all these Polyethers, epoxides and polyesters, primary forms imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $1.55 billion of the $2.91 billion total.

All totaled, 49.56 percent of all these Polyethers, epoxides and polyesters, primary forms imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $1.44 billion of the $2.91 billion total