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

Imports: Artificial and prepared waxes

Artificial and prepared waxes, the No. 676 import by value totaled $17.87 million for the month of September, $163.98 million through September of 2019, and $235.62 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$36.13 M
2Canada$23.47 M
3South Korea$16.12 M
4India$14.26 M
5Malaysia$12.23 M
6Mexico$9.48 M
7Japan$8.52 M
8The Netherlands$8.09 M
9France$6.45 M
10China$6.33 M
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January – September 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $163.98 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $36,299,911
2Port of Charleston $21,626,711
3Port of Virginia $14,207,959
4Port of Los Angeles $12,564,330
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $10,014,157
6Port Laredo $9,145,827
7Port of Houston $9,126,270
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $8,875,651
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $8,154,023
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $7,564,149

U.S. imports of Artificial and prepared waxes decreased 7.65 percent through September to $163.98 million

U.S. imports of Artificial and prepared waxes decreased 7.65 percent from $177.57 million to $163.98 million through the first nine 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 676 through September among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 661 for the last full year with a total value of $235.62 million, a $7.9 million, 3.47 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through September of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 India and No. 5 Malaysia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Malaysia and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – September 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $36,133,717
2Canada $23,470,871
3South Korea $16,119,178
4India $14,261,711
5Malaysia $12,234,083
6Mexico $9,484,340
7Japan $8,519,566
8The Netherlands $8,091,567
9France $6,450,677
10China $6,325,699

January – September 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $12,177,010
2Detroit $10,047,682
3Charleston $10,043,949
4Chicago $8,485,846
5Cleveland $4,500,282
6Laredo $3,511,000
7Houston $3,487,147
8Buffalo $2,799,270
9New Orleans $2,536,701
10Atlanta/Savannah $2,251,893

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 12.7 percent compared to last year to $36.3 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 9.68 percent compared to last year to $21.63 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 14.71 percent compared to last year to $14.21 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 4.09 percent compared to last year to $12.56 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 30.1 percent compared to last year to $10.01 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 $2.58 million, 6.66 percent, (22.04 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $5.71 million, 19.57 percent, (14.31 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea increased $2.83 million, 21.33 percent, (9.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India increased $1.77 million, 14.14 percent, (8.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Malaysia decreased $984,430, 7.45 percent, (7.46 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 62.34 percent of all these Artificial and prepared waxes imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through September of this year. That is equal to $102.22 million of the $163.98 million total.

All totaled, 57.76 percent of all these Artificial and prepared waxes imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through September of this year. That is equal to $94.71 million of the $163.98 million total

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