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

Imports: Prepared glues and adhesives

Prepared glues and adhesives, the No. 479 import by value totaled $43.12 million for the month of August, $355.96 million through August of 2019, and $520.2 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$91.5 M
2China$55.86 M
3Canada$51.16 M
4South Korea$21.38 M
5Japan$18.46 M
6Italy$17.92 M
7The Netherlands$14.82 M
8Mexico$12.75 M
9United Kingdom$11.29 M
10Taiwan$10.77 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $355.96 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $64,364,048
2Port of Los Angeles $39,842,774
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $28,946,918
4Port of Charleston $25,529,880
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $21,543,154
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $20,829,198
7Port of Virginia $17,763,787
8Port of Houston $15,003,489
9Port Laredo $12,328,648
10Port of Long Beach $10,432,423

U.S. imports of Prepared glues and adhesives increased 3.43 percent through August to $355.96 million

U.S. imports of Prepared glues and adhesives increased 3.43 percent from $344.15 million to $355.96 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 479 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 477 for the last full year with a total value of $520.2 million, a $19.67 million, 3.93 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 China, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 China, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Mexico. 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 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $91,499,759
2China $55,859,630
3Canada $51,159,455
4South Korea $21,382,688
5Japan $18,464,962
6Italy $17,924,496
7The Netherlands $14,823,965
8Mexico $12,746,684
9United Kingdom $11,290,052
10Taiwan $10,766,450

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $22,943,894
2Los Angeles $22,019,806
3Detroit $19,872,424
4Cleveland $11,520,813
5Chicago $9,984,174
6Wilmington $9,121,163
7Charleston $8,924,879
8Laredo $6,414,025
9New Orleans $6,157,876
10Houston $5,207,442

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 Newark rose 1.09 percent compared to last year to $64.36 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 7.21 percent compared to last year to $39.84 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 193.47 percent compared to last year to $28.95 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 0.12 percent compared to last year to $25.53 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 2.9 percent compared to last year to $21.54 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 increased $13.38 million, 17.13 percent, (25.71 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $10.19 million, 15.42 percent, (15.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada decreased $2.1 million, 3.95 percent, (14.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea increased $1.73 million, 8.78 percent, (6.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan increased $5.09 million, 38.06 percent, (5.19 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 66.97 percent of all these Prepared glues and adhesives imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $238.37 million of the $355.96 million total.

All totaled, 50.63 percent of all these Prepared glues and adhesives imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $180.23 million of the $355.96 million total