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

Imports: Polymers of vinyl acetate

Polymers of vinyl acetate, the No. 555 import by value totaled $27.93 million for the month of August, $237.75 million through August of 2019, and $331.93 million 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
1Germany$59.53 M
2Taiwan$50.93 M
3Canada$36.45 M
4Japan$31.06 M
5Singapore$14.01 M
6The Netherlands$8.68 M
7China$8.09 M
8United Kingdom$7.67 M
9Switzerland$5.43 M
10Belgium$3.75 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $237.75 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $37,092,726
2Port of Newark $33,605,632
3Port of Charleston $20,627,775
4Port of Houston $18,239,206
5Port of Long Beach $18,066,178
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $15,344,351
7Port of Virginia $14,989,690
8Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $12,403,136
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $12,121,411
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $10,081,926

U.S. imports of Polymers of vinyl acetate increased 8.53 percent through August to $237.75 million

U.S. imports of Polymers of vinyl acetate increased 8.53 percent from $219.06 million to $237.75 million through the first eight 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 555 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 580 for the last full year with a total value of $331.93 million, a $33.1 million, 11.08 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Taiwan, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Singapore. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

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

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $59,529,070
2Taiwan $50,927,895
3Canada $36,445,596
4Japan $31,061,023
5Singapore $14,010,236
6The Netherlands $8,676,658
7China $8,085,664
8United Kingdom $7,666,555
9Switzerland $5,434,572
10Belgium $3,754,487

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Chicago $17,595,273
2Houston $13,906,610
3New York City $12,260,420
4Detroit $8,492,452
5Ogdensburg, N.Y. $7,382,220
6Cleveland $7,151,813
7Atlanta/Savannah $6,464,979
8Los Angeles $6,015,127
9Charleston $5,765,501
10New Orleans $4,098,239

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 17.62 percent compared to last year to $37.09 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 8.08 percent compared to last year to $33.61 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 6.53 percent compared to last year to $20.63 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 1.56 percent compared to last year to $18.24 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 67.46 percent compared to last year to $18.07 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 Germany decreased $4.31 million, 6.75 percent, (25.04 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Taiwan increased $20.74 million, 68.7 percent, (21.42 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $3.29 million, 9.93 percent, (15.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan decreased $723,713, 2.28 percent, (13.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Singapore increased $9.47 million, 208.71 percent, (5.89 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 80.75 percent of all these Polymers of vinyl acetate imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $191.97 million of the $237.75 million total.

All totaled, 53.68 percent of all these Polymers of vinyl acetate imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $127.63 million of the $237.75 million total