Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through April 2020.

Exports: Inks

Inks, the No. 280 export by value totaled $52.17 million for the month of April, $257.92 million through April of 2020, and $859.93 million for all of 2019, 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$56.63 M
2Mexico$40.58 M
3Singapore$14.45 M
4Brazil$10.23 M
5Peru$9.47 M
6Japan$9.12 M
7The Netherlands$8 M
8China$7.9 M
9United Kingdom$6.63 M
10Malaysia$6.53 M
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January – March 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $205.75 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $22,336,638
2Port Miami $17,792,602
3Port Everglades, Fla. $17,311,516
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $16,822,910
5Port of New York $13,039,045
6Chicago O’Hare International Airport $10,704,173
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $10,022,392
8Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $9,082,749
9Miami Int’l Airport $7,783,609
10John F. Kennedy International Airport $7,731,331

U.S. exports of Inks decreased 6.36 percent through March to $205.75 million

U.S. exports of Inks decreased 6.36 percent from $219.74 million to $205.75 million through the first three months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 280 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 268 for the last full year with a total value of $859.93 million, a $56.2 million, 6.13 percent decrease from the 2018 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Singapore, No. 4 Peru and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port Miami, No. 3 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of New York.

In the last previous full 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 Laredo, No. 2 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 Port Miami.

January – March 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $44,429,021
2Mexico $32,167,753
3Singapore $12,325,664
4Peru $9,203,405
5Brazil $8,994,482
6Japan $7,070,551
7The Netherlands $6,101,469
8United Kingdom $5,397,220
9China $5,187,008
10Chile $4,960,685

January – March 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1MIAMI, FL $23,544,138
2DETROIT, MI $16,829,664
3LAREDO, TX $12,189,054
4LOS ANGELES, CA $11,993,816
5NEW YORK CITY, NY $10,984,200
6CHICAGO, IL $6,091,844
7BUFFALO, NY $4,250,174
8BALTIMORE, MD $3,659,544
9SAVANNAH, GA $3,442,202
10SAN DIEGO, CA $3,361,538

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 Laredo rose 7.89 percent compared to last year to $22.34 million.
  • Port Miami rose 48.17 percent compared to last year to $17.79 million.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. fell 31.07 percent compared to last year to $17.31 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 27.96 percent compared to last year to $16.82 million.
  • Port of New York rose 12.75 percent compared to last year to $13.04 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 increased $1.19 million, 2.76 percent, (21.59 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $1.81 million, 5.32 percent, (15.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Singapore increased $2.64 million, 27.29 percent, (5.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Peru increased $6.26 million, 213.09 percent, (4.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Brazil decreased $5.72 million, 38.88 percent, (4.37 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 52.06 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 $107.12 million of the $205.75 million total.

All totaled, 42.43 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 $87.3 million of the $205.75 million total