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

Imports: Polyethers, epoxides and polyesters, primary forms

Polyethers, epoxides and polyesters, primary forms, the No. 134 import by value totaled $264.6 million for the month of July, $1.92 billion through July 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
1Mexico$266.5 M
2South Korea$263.93 M
3Canada$221.26 M
4Germany$197.69 M
5Taiwan$132.97 M
6Japan$107.14 M
7Thailand$82.98 M
8Vietnam$66.85 M
9Belgium$58.82 M
10The Netherlands$56.9 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.92 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $230,932,485
2Port of Los Angeles $229,094,580
3Port Laredo $212,005,468
4Port of Charleston $148,529,419
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $122,830,189
6Port of Virginia $122,788,849
7Port of Houston $116,571,932
8Port of Tacoma, Wash. $74,325,755
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $71,326,939
10Port of Long Beach $65,462,009

U.S. imports of Polyethers, epoxides and polyesters, primary forms decreased 7.03 percent through July to $1.92 billion

U.S. imports of Polyethers, epoxides and polyesters, primary forms decreased 7.03 percent from $2.06 billion to $1.92 billion through the first seven 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 134 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 123 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 July 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 of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $266,501,701
2South Korea $263,934,299
3Canada $221,258,119
4Germany $197,690,588
5Taiwan $132,967,119
6Japan $107,143,270
7Thailand $82,977,181
8Vietnam $66,849,766
9Belgium $58,815,056
10The Netherlands $56,904,433

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 8.47 percent compared to last year to $230.93 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 3.84 percent compared to last year to $229.09 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 19.9 percent compared to last year to $212.01 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 18.84 percent compared to last year to $148.53 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 12.86 percent compared to last year to $122.83 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 decreased $76.23 million, 22.24 percent, (13.91 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 South Korea increased $35.06 million, 15.32 percent, (13.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada decreased $12.35 million, 5.29 percent, (11.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $20.63 million, 11.65 percent, (10.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Taiwan increased $1.57 million, 1.2 percent, (6.94 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 56.5 percent of all these Polyethers, epoxides and polyesters, primary forms imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $1.08 billion of the $1.92 billion total.

All totaled, 49.25 percent of all these Polyethers, epoxides and polyesters, primary forms imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $943.39 million of the $1.92 billion total