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

Exports: Food coloring dyes, etc.

Food coloring dyes, etc., the No. 878 export by value totaled $2.94 million for the month of July, $25.6 million through July 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$6.39 M
2China$5.82 M
3Canada$4.35 M
4Belgium$2.19 M
5United Kingdom$1.12 M
6France$510,004
7India$503,744
8Brazil$455,297
9South Korea$406,227
10Thailand$384,415
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $25.6 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $5,490,215
2Port of Virginia $4,116,171
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $2,166,526
4Port of Oakland, Calif. $2,003,194
5Chicago O’Hare International Airport $1,817,012
6John F. Kennedy International Airport $1,596,095
7Port of New York $1,595,291
8Port of Newark $877,317
9Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $823,971
10Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. $816,825

U.S. exports of Food coloring dyes, etc. decreased 8.41 percent through July to $25.6 million

U.S. exports of Food coloring dyes, etc. decreased 8.41 percent from $27.95 million to $25.6 million through the first seven 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 878 through July 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 July 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 Port of Oakland, Calif. and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare 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 United Kingdom. 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $6,391,095
2China $5,823,952
3Canada $4,348,527
4Belgium $2,186,035
5United Kingdom $1,118,212
6France $510,004
7India $503,744
8Brazil $455,297
9South Korea $406,227
10Thailand $384,415

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 8.89 percent compared to last year to $5.49 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 236.65 percent compared to last year to $4.12 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 3.08 percent compared to last year to $2.17 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 755.35 percent compared to last year to $2 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 48.86 percent compared to last year to $1.82 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 Mexico decreased $1.29 million, 16.78 percent, (24.97 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 China increased $3.97 million, 214.43 percent, (22.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada increased $191,238, 4.6 percent, (16.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Belgium decreased $2.71 million, 55.33 percent, (8.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $169,824, 13.18 percent, (4.37 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 77.62 percent of all these Food coloring dyes, etc. exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $19.87 million of the $25.6 million total.

All totaled, 60.92 percent of all these Food coloring dyes, etc. exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $15.59 million of the $25.6 million total