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

Imports: Misc. petroluem resins, polysulfides

Misc. petroluem resins, polysulfides, the No. 463 import by value totaled $48.14 million for the month of August, $387.66 million through August 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$84.32 M
2United Kingdom$68.46 M
3Japan$60.69 M
4China$36.84 M
5South Korea$30.2 M
6France$23.57 M
7Canada$15.69 M
8India$12.9 M
9Spain$8.27 M
10The Netherlands$8.07 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $387.66 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Chester, Penn. $71,872,099
2Port of Los Angeles $49,383,199
3Port of Virginia $46,529,691
4Port of Newark $44,191,125
5Port of Charleston $33,094,083
6Port of Houston $21,365,848
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $18,123,277
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $14,036,735
9Port of Long Beach $12,895,645
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $7,833,672

U.S. imports of Misc. petroluem resins, polysulfides decreased 5.62 percent through August to $387.66 million

U.S. imports of Misc. petroluem resins, polysulfides decreased 5.62 percent from $410.73 million to $387.66 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 463 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 448 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 August 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 Virginia, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

In the last previous full year, theleading 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 Virginia, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $84,324,432
2United Kingdom $68,456,105
3Japan $60,686,448
4China $36,842,126
5South Korea $30,202,654
6France $23,566,241
7Canada $15,686,097
8India $12,901,772
9Spain $8,272,857
10The Netherlands $8,067,589

January – August 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 eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Chester, Penn. rose 5.4 percent compared to last year to $71.87 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 3.05 percent compared to last year to $49.38 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 20.12 percent compared to last year to $46.53 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 13 percent compared to last year to $44.19 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 13.7 percent compared to last year to $33.09 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 $2.86 million, 3.51 percent, (21.75 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 United Kingdom increased $2.66 million, 4.04 percent, (17.66 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan decreased $1.97 million, 3.15 percent, (15.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $25.41 million, 40.82 percent, (9.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea decreased $7.07 million, 18.98 percent, (7.79 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 72.36 percent of all these Misc. petroluem resins, polysulfides imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $280.51 million of the $387.66 million total.

All totaled, 63.22 percent of all these Misc. petroluem resins, polysulfides imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $245.07 million of the $387.66 million total