Current data is through December 2019.

Imports: Polyethers, epoxides and polyesters, primary forms

Polyethers, epoxides and polyesters, primary forms, the No. 140 import by value totaled $206.88 million for the month of December, $3.06 billion through December 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

RankCountry2019
1South Korea$434.43 M
2Mexico$432.8 M
3Canada$365.42 M
4Germany$314.85 M
5Taiwan$206.73 M
6Japan$172.84 M
7Thailand$127.85 M
8Vietnam$102.35 M
9The Netherlands$94.07 M
10Belgium$88.61 M
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U.S. imports of Polyethers, epoxides and polyesters, primary forms decreased 11.10 percent through December 2019 to $3.06 billion

U.S. imports of Polyethers, epoxides and polyesters, primary forms decreased 11.10 percent from $3.45 billion to $3.06 billion in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 140 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 127 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 December 2019 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 Newark, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full 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 of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port of Houston.

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five in 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 6.77 percent to $358.77 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 13.22 percent to $346.4 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 14.68 percent to $341.44 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 17.96 percent to $243.58 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 17.65 percent to $191.87 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 $22.56 million, 5.48 percent, (14.18 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $88.76 million, 17.02 percent, (14.13 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada decreased $30.64 million, 7.74 percent, (11.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $18.11 million, 6.1 percent, (10.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Taiwan decreased $2.27 million, 1.09 percent, (6.75 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 57.25 percent of all these Polyethers, epoxides and polyesters, primary forms imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $1.75 billion of the $3.06 billion total.

All totaled, 48.37 percent of all these Polyethers, epoxides and polyesters, primary forms imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $1.48 billion of the $3.06 billion total.