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

Exports: Inks

Inks, the No. 276 export by value totaled $76.43 million for the month of August, $579.63 million through August 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$121.93 M
2Mexico$87.12 M
3China$30.11 M
4Singapore$29.11 M
5Brazil$28.25 M
6The Netherlands$25.42 M
7Japan$24.23 M
8Germany$19.03 M
9United Kingdom$15.84 M
10Colombia$13.15 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $579.63 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $57,773,353
2Port Everglades, Fla. $56,905,122
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $36,034,810
4Port of New York $34,999,710
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $32,330,709
6Chicago O’Hare International Airport $32,269,817
7Port Miami $31,237,874
8Port of Charleston $22,428,361
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $21,471,946
10Miami International Airport $20,271,784

U.S. exports of Inks decreased 4.72 percent through August to $579.63 million

U.S. exports of Inks decreased 4.72 percent from $608.35 million to $579.63 million through the first eight 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 276 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 273 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 August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Singapore and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

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 Brazil. 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 – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $121,926,360
2Mexico $87,121,734
3China $30,114,722
4Singapore $29,108,749
5Brazil $28,250,838
6The Netherlands $25,421,768
7Japan $24,225,291
8Germany $19,032,153
9United Kingdom $15,838,553
10Colombia $13,153,713

January – August 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 eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 6.22 percent compared to last year to $57.77 million.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. rose 7.18 percent compared to last year to $56.91 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 5.57 percent compared to last year to $36.03 million.
  • Port of New York fell 5.8 percent compared to last year to $35 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 8.47 percent compared to last year to $32.33 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 $6.66 million, 5.18 percent, (21.04 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $2.79 million, 3.1 percent, (15.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $3.8 million, 14.43 percent, (5.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Singapore decreased $4.04 million, 12.18 percent, (5.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Brazil increased $1.8 million, 6.81 percent, (4.87 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 51.16 percent of all these Inks exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $296.52 million of the $579.63 million total.

All totaled, 37.62 percent of all these Inks exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $218.04 million of the $579.63 million total