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

Imports: Polymers of vinyl acetate

Polymers of vinyl acetate, the No. 574 import by value totaled $24.62 million for the month of February, $53.7 million through February 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$13.34 M
2Taiwan$11.82 M
3Canada$8.73 M
4Japan$6.47 M
5China$2.96 M
6Singapore$2.82 M
7The Netherlands$1.84 M
8Switzerland$1.42 M
9United Kingdom$1.12 M
10Italy$856,027
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $53.7 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $8,634,982
2Port of Los Angeles $8,044,869
3Port of Charleston $6,311,276
4Port of Virginia $4,044,219
5Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $3,689,621
6Port of Long Beach $3,468,928
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $2,692,204
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $2,570,022
9Port of Houston $2,463,856
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $2,258,827

U.S. imports of Polymers of vinyl acetate increased 7.19 percent through February to $53.7 million

U.S. imports of Polymers of vinyl acetate increased 7.19 percent from $50.1 million to $53.7 million through the first two 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 574 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 588 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 February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Taiwan, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Belgium. 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 – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $13,339,589
2Taiwan $11,824,275
3Canada $8,729,715
4Japan $6,473,083
5China $2,955,918
6Singapore $2,816,179
7The Netherlands $1,841,258
8Switzerland $1,423,485
9United Kingdom $1,119,839
10Italy $856,027

January – February 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 two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 10.51 percent compared to last year to $8.63 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 4.23 percent compared to last year to $8.04 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 115.62 percent compared to last year to $6.31 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 10.46 percent compared to last year to $4.04 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 48.96 percent compared to last year to $3.69 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 Germany decreased $1.45 million, 9.79 percent, (24.84 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Taiwan increased $5.29 million, 80.93 percent, (22.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $1.13 million, 14.83 percent, (16.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan decreased $1.83 million, 22 percent, (12.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China increased $1.03 million, 53.46 percent, (5.5 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 80.67 percent of all these Polymers of vinyl acetate imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $43.32 million of the $53.7 million total.

All totaled, 57.21 percent of all these Polymers of vinyl acetate imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $30.72 million of the $53.7 million total