Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Food coloring dyes, etc.

Food coloring dyes, etc., the No. 887 export by value totaled $2.15 million for the month of December, $40.87 million in 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

RankCountry2019
1Mexico$11.04 M
2China$7.69 M
3Canada$6.95 M
4Belgium$3.28 M
5United Kingdom$1.82 M
6South Korea$1.02 M
7India$982,404
8Brazil$731,641
9France$693,062
10Colombia$608,481
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U.S. exports of Food coloring dyes, etc. decreased 5.89 percent through December 2019 to $40.87 million

U.S. exports of Food coloring dyes, etc. decreased 5.89 percent from $43.43 million to $40.87 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 887 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 885 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 December of 2019 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 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Port of New York.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Belgium, 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 – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $11,040,900
2China $7,687,228
3Canada $6,947,859
4Belgium $3,278,602
5United Kingdom $1,818,237
6South Korea $1,015,695
7India $982,404
8Brazil $731,641
9France $693,062
10Colombia $608,481

January – December 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 of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 17.5 percent compared to last year to $9.81 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 131.11 percent compared to last year to $5.25 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 14.08 percent compared to last year to $3.38 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 11.62 percent compared to last year to $2.8 million.
  • Port of New York fell 62.97 percent compared to last year to $2.67 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 increased $418,121, 3.94 percent, (27.02 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 China increased $4.25 million, 123.47 percent, (18.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada decreased $530,307, 7.09 percent, (17 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Belgium decreased $3.67 million, 52.81 percent, (8.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $47,790, 2.56 percent, (4.45 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 75.3 percent of all these Food coloring dyes, etc. exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $30.77 million of the $40.87 million total.

All totaled, 58.51 percent of all these Food coloring dyes, etc. exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $23.91 million of the $40.87 million total