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

Imports: Misc. petroluem resins, polysulfides

Misc. petroluem resins, polysulfides, the No. 464 import by value totaled $38.34 million for the month of November, $515.63 million through November of 2019, and $605.69 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$113 M
2United Kingdom$89.99 M
3Japan$77.22 M
4China$49.14 M
5South Korea$41.71 M
6France$31.11 M
7Canada$21.84 M
8India$18.14 M
9Spain$12.95 M
10Taiwan$10.95 M
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January – November 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $515.63 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Chester, Penn. $93,788,030
2Port of Los Angeles $63,833,723
3Port of Newark $61,588,666
4Port of Virginia $61,324,111
5Port of Charleston $42,310,440
6Port of Houston $28,268,336
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $25,531,197
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $18,125,214
9Port of Long Beach $15,871,603
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $10,963,861

U.S. imports of Misc. petroluem resins, polysulfides decreased 8.51 percent through November to $515.63 million

U.S. imports of Misc. petroluem resins, polysulfides decreased 8.51 percent from $563.6 million to $515.63 million through the first 11 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 464 through November among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 447 for the last full year with a total value of $605.69 million, a $43.18 million, 7.68 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through November of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 China and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Chester, Penn., No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 China and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Chester, Penn., No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

January – November 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $112,999,555
2United Kingdom $89,985,187
3Japan $77,224,353
4China $49,143,208
5South Korea $41,705,010
6France $31,105,353
7Canada $21,841,615
8India $18,137,094
9Spain $12,949,996
10Taiwan $10,950,085

January – November 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Philadelphia $41,625,560
2Chicago $20,317,619
3Cleveland $16,114,493
4Charleston $15,408,848
5Norfolk $13,590,333
6Atlanta/Savannah $11,231,821
7New York City $10,682,544
8Houston $8,671,999
9Los Angeles $8,662,042
10Detroit $7,509,473

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 11 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Chester, Penn. rose 2.19 percent compared to last year to $93.79 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 16.68 percent compared to last year to $63.83 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 9.23 percent compared to last year to $61.59 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 19.1 percent compared to last year to $61.32 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 15.87 percent compared to last year to $42.31 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 $3.11 million, 2.83 percent, (21.92 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 United Kingdom increased $4.42 million, 5.17 percent, (17.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan decreased $9.86 million, 11.32 percent, (14.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $26.64 million, 35.16 percent, (9.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea decreased $11.04 million, 20.93 percent, (8.09 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 71.96 percent of all these Misc. petroluem resins, polysulfides imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through November of this year. That is equal to $371.06 million of the $515.63 million total.

All totaled, 62.61 percent of all these Misc. petroluem resins, polysulfides imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through November of this year. That is equal to $322.84 million of the $515.63 million total