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

Exports: Inks

Inks, the No. 272 export by value totaled $81.72 million for the month of October, $767.07 million through October of 2018, and $904.04 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
1Canada$162.62 M
2Mexico$112.56 M
3Singapore$39.93 M
4Germany$35.02 M
5China$33.4 M
6The Netherlands$32.84 M
7Brazil$31.36 M
8Japan$27.1 M
9Australia$20.54 M
10Colombia$19.84 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $767.07 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $76,566,989
2Port Everglades, Fla. $72,713,546
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $48,343,693
4Port of New York $45,816,297
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $45,369,152
6Port of Charleston $40,436,148
7Port Miami $33,173,803
8Chicago O’Hare International Airport $32,001,404
9Miami International Airport $27,588,442
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $23,899,832

U.S. exports of Inks increased 0.58 percent through October to $767.07 million

U.S. exports of Inks increased 0.58 percent from $762.67 million to $767.07 million through the first 10 months of 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 272 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 262 for the last full year with a total value of $904.04 million, a $32.72 million, 3.49 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this 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 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 China and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $162,618,296
2Mexico $112,562,919
3Singapore $39,928,160
4Germany $35,019,171
5China $33,397,996
6The Netherlands $32,841,291
7Brazil $31,363,913
8Japan $27,097,470
9Australia $20,543,883
10Colombia $19,840,503

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Miami $23,016,285
2Detroit $16,858,732
3New York City $16,162,340
4Laredo $16,112,991
5Los Angeles $8,735,203
6Charleston $8,263,276
7Ogdensburg, N.Y. $5,182,803
8Buffalo $5,008,721
9San Diego $4,694,136
10Boston $4,504,764

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 7.26 percent compared to last year to $76.57 million.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. rose 37.65 percent compared to last year to $72.71 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 2.27 percent compared to last year to $48.34 million.
  • Port of New York fell 31.98 percent compared to last year to $45.82 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 3.65 percent compared to last year to $45.37 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 $4.02 million, 2.53 percent, (21.2 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $11.77 million, 11.68 percent, (14.67 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Singapore decreased $11.64 million, 22.57 percent, (5.21 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany increased $8.53 million, 32.21 percent, (4.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China decreased $8.79 million, 20.84 percent, (4.35 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 50 percent of all these Inks exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $383.53 million of the $767.07 million total.

All totaled, 37.65 percent of all these Inks exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $288.81 million of the $767.07 million total