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

Imports: Polymers of vinyl acetate

Polymers of vinyl acetate, the No. 580 import by value totaled $31.01 million for the month of October, $278.62 million through October of 2018, and $298.83 million 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
1Germany$80.76 M
2Taiwan$43.04 M
3Canada$42.28 M
4Japan$40.08 M
5China$16.52 M
6Belgium$13.26 M
7The Netherlands$8.55 M
8United Kingdom$6.7 M
9Switzerland$5.97 M
10India$5.25 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $278.62 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $39,542,056
2Port of Los Angeles $37,550,356
3Port of Virginia $27,775,175
4Port of Charleston $25,468,733
5Port of Houston $22,121,972
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $18,324,811
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $16,322,583
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $16,259,693
9Port of Long Beach $14,144,668
10Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $12,823,005

U.S. imports of Polymers of vinyl acetate increased 11.14 percent through October to $278.62 million

U.S. imports of Polymers of vinyl acetate increased 11.14 percent from $250.7 million to $278.62 million through the first 10 months of 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 580 through October 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 $298.83 million, a $6.91 million, 2.37 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October 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 Virginia, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port of Houston.

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 Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $80,764,585
2Taiwan $43,036,183
3Canada $42,276,110
4Japan $40,078,602
5China $16,518,570
6Belgium $13,260,065
7The Netherlands $8,545,163
8United Kingdom $6,696,991
9Switzerland $5,972,407
10India $5,250,079

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $8,520,501
2Chicago $7,908,663
3New York City $6,127,265
4Detroit $4,047,939
5Atlanta/Savannah $3,927,087
6Los Angeles $3,774,628
7Ogdensburg, N.Y. $3,416,906
8Cleveland $2,637,068
9Charleston $2,450,217
10New Orleans $1,982,138

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 1.34 percent compared to last year to $39.54 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 11.45 percent compared to last year to $37.55 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 123.76 percent compared to last year to $27.78 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 7.92 percent compared to last year to $25.47 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 19.19 percent compared to last year to $22.12 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 $564,181, 0.69 percent, (28.99 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Taiwan increased $7 million, 19.42 percent, (15.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $2.54 million, 6.4 percent, (15.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan increased $1.6 million, 4.17 percent, (14.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China increased $1.08 million, 6.99 percent, (5.93 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 79.92 percent of all these Polymers of vinyl acetate imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $222.67 million of the $278.62 million total.

All totaled, 54.72 percent of all these Polymers of vinyl acetate imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $152.46 million of the $278.62 million total