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

Imports: Polyethers, epoxides and polyesters, primary forms

Polyethers, epoxides and polyesters, primary forms, the No. 127 import by value totaled $267.47 million for the month of December, $3.45 billion through December 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$521.56 M
2South Korea$411.87 M
3Canada$396.06 M
4Germany$296.74 M
5Taiwan$209 M
6Thailand$186.19 M
7Japan$183.57 M
8China$149.14 M
9The Netherlands$102.62 M
10Turkey$89.51 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $3.45 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $400,188,180
2Port Laredo $399,143,311
3Port of Newark $384,816,341
4Port of Charleston $296,904,440
5Port of Houston $236,689,298
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $232,979,940
7Port of Virginia $186,517,686
8Port of Long Beach $163,186,967
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $128,130,481
10Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $118,053,083

U.S. imports of Polyethers, epoxides and polyesters, primary forms increased 17.94 percent through December to $3.45 billion

U.S. imports of Polyethers, epoxides and polyesters, primary forms increased 17.94 percent from $2.92 billion to $3.45 billion in 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 December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 137 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 December 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 Los Angeles, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port of Houston.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 South Korea, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $521,560,788
2South Korea $411,869,529
3Canada $396,064,878
4Germany $296,743,698
5Taiwan $208,997,781
6Thailand $186,185,343
7Japan $183,566,321
8China $149,138,943
9The Netherlands $102,624,356
10Turkey $89,513,158

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $88,941,167
2New York City $82,126,729
3Los Angeles $78,240,607
4Charleston $65,990,038
5Detroit $62,138,016
6Chicago $57,590,557
7Houston $55,889,235
8Atlanta/Savannah $50,413,341
9Cleveland $27,446,486
10Norfolk $23,900,031

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 12.91 percent compared to last year to $400.19 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 43.03 percent compared to last year to $399.14 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 28.37 percent compared to last year to $384.82 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 47.8 percent compared to last year to $296.9 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 42.79 percent compared to last year to $236.69 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 $153.51 million, 41.71 percent, (15.13 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 South Korea increased $15.1 million, 3.81 percent, (11.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $27.96 million, 7.6 percent, (11.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $60.59 million, 25.66 percent, (8.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Taiwan decreased $60.86 million, 22.55 percent, (6.06 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 53.25 percent of all these Polyethers, epoxides and polyesters, primary forms imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $1.84 billion of the $3.45 billion total.

All totaled, 49.84 percent of all these Polyethers, epoxides and polyesters, primary forms imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $1.72 billion of the $3.45 billion total