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

Exports: Children’s picture, drawing or coloring books

Children's picture, drawing or coloring books, the No. 856 export by value totaled $2.69 million for the month of April, $16.25 million through April of 2019, and $46.02 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 Markets

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$9.76 M
2China$2.62 M
3United Kingdom$952,080
4Panama$854,667
5Japan$575,479
6Australia$309,655
7Mexico$274,550
8Taiwan$254,833
9New Zealand$107,761
10South Korea$87,684
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January – April 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $16.25 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $4,012,555
2Port of Los Angeles $2,657,575
3Low-Valued Imports and Exports $2,257,188
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $1,460,979
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $1,250,789
6Port of New York $1,176,912
7Port Miami $973,006
8Chicago O’Hare International Airport $748,930
9Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $273,915
10Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $247,302

U.S. exports of Children’s picture, drawing or coloring books increased 17.57 percent through April to $16.25 million

U.S. exports of Children’s picture, drawing or coloring books increased 17.57 percent from $13.82 million to $16.25 million through the first four 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 856 through April among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 890 for the last full year with a total value of $46.02 million, a $4.15 million, 8.27 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through April of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Panama and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 China, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

January – April 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $9,760,178
2China $2,619,804
3United Kingdom $952,080
4Panama $854,667
5Japan $575,479
6Australia $309,655
7Mexico $274,550
8Taiwan $254,833
9New Zealand $107,761
10South Korea $87,684

January – April 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $5,482,453
2Low Value Shipments $3,083,095
3New York City $1,334,105
4Los Angeles $1,202,227
5Buffalo $1,188,300
6Chicago $425,887
7Seattle $377,948
8Miami $359,056
9Pembina, N.D. $354,815
10Ogdensburg, N.Y. $238,363

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 13.35 percent compared to last year to $4.01 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 207.44 percent compared to last year to $2.66 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 7.25 percent compared to last year to $2.26 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 65.03 percent compared to last year to $1.46 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 48.89 percent compared to last year to $1.25 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. exports to No. 1 Canada increased $92,783, 0.96 percent, (60.06 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 China increased $1.69 million, 181.11 percent, (16.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 United Kingdom decreased $102,186, 9.69 percent, (5.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Panama increased $833,940, 4023.45 percent, (5.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan increased $96,907, 20.25 percent, (3.54 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 90.84 percent of all these Children’s picture, drawing or coloring books exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through April of this year. That is equal to $14.76 million of the $16.25 million total.

All totaled, 71.62 percent of all these Children’s picture, drawing or coloring books exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through April of this year. That is equal to $11.64 million of the $16.25 million total