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

Exports: Inks

Inks, the No. 268 export by value totaled $84.22 million for the month of March, $219.74 million through March of 2019, and $916.14 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$43.24 M
2Mexico$33.97 M
3Brazil$14.72 M
4The Netherlands$9.83 M
5Japan$9.71 M
6Singapore$9.68 M
7China$9.35 M
8Germany$8.4 M
9Chile$5.32 M
10United Kingdom$4.96 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $219.74 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Everglades, Fla. $25,114,059
2Port Laredo $20,703,250
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $13,146,962
4Chicago O’Hare International Airport $12,680,962
5Port Miami $12,008,628
6Port of New York $11,564,809
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $10,516,627
8Port of Charleston $8,401,016
9Miami International Airport $7,044,657
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $6,735,611

U.S. exports of Inks decreased 2.42 percent through March to $219.74 million

U.S. exports of Inks decreased 2.42 percent from $225.18 million to $219.74 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 268 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 264 for the last full year with a total value of $916.14 million, a $12.09 million, 1.34 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Port Miami.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Singapore, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of New York.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $43,236,956
2Mexico $33,974,186
3Brazil $14,717,072
4The Netherlands $9,827,426
5Japan $9,707,081
6Singapore $9,683,036
7China $9,348,752
8Germany $8,397,689
9Chile $5,315,305
10United Kingdom $4,955,915

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Miami $52,919,119
2Detroit $37,498,373
3New York City $31,037,457
4Laredo $28,899,478
5Los Angeles $16,527,302
6Charleston $14,415,055
7Chicago $12,534,804
8Buffalo $10,054,380
9Ogdensburg, N.Y. $9,866,789
10San Diego $8,063,252

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 Everglades, Fla. rose 40.15 percent compared to last year to $25.11 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 8.61 percent compared to last year to $20.7 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 4.51 percent compared to last year to $13.15 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 77.4 percent compared to last year to $12.68 million.
  • Port Miami rose 12.7 percent compared to last year to $12.01 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 decreased $2.97 million, 6.44 percent, (19.68 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $609,010, 1.83 percent, (15.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Brazil increased $5.92 million, 67.21 percent, (6.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 The Netherlands increased $1.28 million, 14.98 percent, (4.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan increased $190,272, 2 percent, (4.42 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 50.73 percent of all these Inks exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $111.46 million of the $219.74 million total.

All totaled, 38.07 percent of all these Inks exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $83.65 million of the $219.74 million total