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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through December 2018.

Exports: Food coloring dyes, etc.

Food coloring dyes, etc., the No. 885 export by value totaled $2.63 million for the month of December, $43.43 million through December of 2018, and $51.71 million for all of 2017, 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$10.62 M
2Canada$7.48 M
3Belgium$6.95 M
4China$3.44 M
5United Kingdom$1.87 M
6Brazil$1.67 M
7France$1.21 M
8India$1.14 M
9Hong Kong$1.09 M
10Colombia$853,957
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $43.43 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $8,346,062
2Port of New York $7,217,442
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $3,936,097
4John F. Kennedy International Airport $3,168,322
5Port of Newark $2,767,046
6Port of Virginia $2,271,673
7Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. $2,063,785
8Chicago O’Hare International Airport $1,728,791
9Port of Los Angeles $1,510,457
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $1,135,595

U.S. exports of Food coloring dyes, etc. decreased 16.02 percent through December to $43.43 million

U.S. exports of Food coloring dyes, etc. decreased 16.02 percent from $51.71 million to $43.43 million in 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 885 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 854 for the last full year with a total value of $51.71 million, a $10.82 million, 26.46 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this 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.

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

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $10,622,779
2Canada $7,478,166
3Belgium $6,947,583
4China $3,439,975
5United Kingdom $1,866,027
6Brazil $1,673,910
7France $1,206,650
8India $1,143,948
9Hong Kong $1,092,564
10Colombia $853,957

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1NEW YORK CITY, NY $6,394,784
2LAREDO, TX $4,028,294
3BUFFALO, NY $1,494,746
4CHICAGO, IL $1,405,020
5MIAMI, FL $1,155,684
6SAN DIEGO, CA $1,121,018
7LOS ANGELES, CA $1,002,446
8DETROIT, MI $674,470
9CLEVELAND, OH $553,942
10OGDENSBURG, NY $494,892

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 12.29 percent compared to last year to $8.35 million.
  • Port of New York rose 55.49 percent compared to last year to $7.22 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 1.96 percent compared to last year to $3.94 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 7.3 percent compared to last year to $3.17 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 17.8 percent compared to last year to $2.77 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 $1.64 million, 13.39 percent, (24.46 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $335,519, 4.29 percent, (17.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Belgium increased $1.49 million, 27.28 percent, (16 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China decreased $3.68 million, 51.7 percent, (7.92 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom increased $264,809, 16.54 percent, (4.3 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 69.9 percent of all these Food coloring dyes, etc. exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $30.35 million of the $43.43 million total.

All totaled, 58.57 percent of all these Food coloring dyes, etc. exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $25.43 million of the $43.43 million total