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

Exports: Food coloring dyes, etc.

Food coloring dyes, etc., the No. 874 export by value totaled $4.97 million for the month of March, $10.6 million through March of 2019, and $43.43 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
1Mexico$2.4 M
2China$2.32 M
3Canada$1.93 M
4Belgium$607,174
5United Kingdom$588,662
6South Korea$236,993
7Brazil$228,245
8Colombia$222,313
9India$216,248
10Thailand$199,718
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $10.6 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $1,935,572
2Port of Virginia $1,486,375
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $999,103
4Chicago O’Hare International Airport $986,916
5John F. Kennedy International Airport $800,200
6Port of New York $661,503
7Port of Los Angeles $468,672
8Port of Oakland, Calif. $451,834
9Port of Newark $451,656
10Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. $427,475

U.S. exports of Food coloring dyes, etc. decreased 10.00 percent through March to $10.6 million

U.S. exports of Food coloring dyes, etc. decreased 10.00 percent from $11.77 million to $10.6 million through the first three 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 874 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 872 for the last full year with a total value of $43.43 million, a $8.28 million, 16.02 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Belgium and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Belgium, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 China and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Port of Newark.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $2,399,471
2China $2,321,539
3Canada $1,933,959
4Belgium $607,174
5United Kingdom $588,662
6South Korea $236,993
7Brazil $228,245
8Colombia $222,313
9India $216,248
10Thailand $199,718

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $3,978,888
2Laredo $2,391,305
3Buffalo $1,109,484
4Chicago $780,533
5Miami $671,579
6Los Angeles $660,821
7San Diego $577,830
8Detroit $482,473
9Ogdensburg, N.Y. $359,030
10Cleveland $290,962

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 27.81 percent compared to last year to $1.94 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 426.61 percent compared to last year to $1.49 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 20.59 percent compared to last year to $999,103.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 47.42 percent compared to last year to $986,916.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 2.34 percent compared to last year to $800,200.

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 Mexico decreased $933,049, 28 percent, (22.64 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 China increased $1.63 million, 237.29 percent, (21.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada increased $277,102, 16.72 percent, (18.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Belgium decreased $1.44 million, 70.35 percent, (5.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom increased $107,871, 22.44 percent, (5.55 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 74.08 percent of all these Food coloring dyes, etc. exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $7.85 million of the $10.6 million total.

All totaled, 58.58 percent of all these Food coloring dyes, etc. exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $6.21 million of the $10.6 million total