Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Imports: Artificial and prepared waxes

Artificial and prepared waxes, the No. 684 import by value totaled $16.91 million for the month of February, $31.15 million through February of 2020, and $213.9 million for all of 2019, 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$7.03 M
2Canada$4.62 M
3Malaysia$2.77 M
4South Korea$2.3 M
5India$2.27 M
6Mexico$1.62 M
7Japan$1.41 M
8The Netherlands$1.32 M
9China$1.27 M
10South Africa$1.23 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $31.15 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $8,086,443
2Port of Charleston $4,497,117
3Port of Los Angeles $2,435,035
4Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $2,221,532
5Port of New York $1,725,052
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $1,723,282
7Port of Houston $1,582,612
8Port Laredo $1,563,020
9Port of Virginia $1,349,816
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $1,266,223

U.S. imports of Artificial and prepared waxes decreased 9.71 percent through February to $31.15 million

U.S. imports of Artificial and prepared waxes decreased 9.71 percent from $34.5 million to $31.15 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 684 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 681 for the last full year with a total value of $213.9 million, a $21.72 million, 9.22 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

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

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

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $7,032,409
2Canada $4,618,714
3Malaysia $2,766,233
4South Korea $2,301,372
5India $2,268,004
6Mexico $1,616,095
7Japan $1,405,277
8The Netherlands $1,319,112
9China $1,274,743
10South Africa $1,230,704

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Charleston $2,244,885
2New York City $2,061,962
3Chicago $1,761,092
4Detroit $1,594,867
5Cleveland $1,227,869
6Houston $1,175,997
7Buffalo $690,314
8Laredo $690,281
9Atlanta/Savannah $520,491
10Los Angeles $358,770

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 6.21 percent compared to last year to $8.09 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 4.83 percent compared to last year to $4.5 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 1.72 percent compared to last year to $2.44 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 28.7 percent compared to last year to $2.22 million.
  • Port of New York rose 1439.14 percent compared to last year to $1.73 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 $1.28 million, 15.42 percent, (22.57 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $687,878, 12.96 percent, (14.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Malaysia increased $303,942, 12.34 percent, (8.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea decreased $436,619, 15.95 percent, (7.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 India decreased $751,060, 24.88 percent, (7.28 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 60.95 percent of all these Artificial and prepared waxes imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $18.99 million of the $31.15 million total.

All totaled, 60.88 percent of all these Artificial and prepared waxes imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $18.97 million of the $31.15 million total