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

Exports: Inks

Inks, the No. 273 export by value totaled $67.33 million for the month of February, $135.52 million through February 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$26.84 M
2Mexico$20.08 M
3Brazil$10.78 M
4The Netherlands$5.99 M
5Japan$5.96 M
6China$5.91 M
7Germany$5.82 M
8Singapore$5.78 M
9Chile$3.79 M
10United Kingdom$3.23 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $135.52 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Everglades, Fla. $15,479,123
2Port Laredo $13,690,864
3Port Miami $7,926,325
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $7,683,677
5Chicago O’Hare International Airport $6,951,776
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $6,754,798
7Port of New York $6,133,872
8Port of Charleston $4,887,194
9Miami International Airport $4,783,802
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $4,308,418

U.S. exports of Inks decreased 6.73 percent through February to $135.52 million

U.S. exports of Inks decreased 6.73 percent from $145.31 million to $135.52 million through the first two 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 273 through February 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 February 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 Miami, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Singapore, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Germany. 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 – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $26,835,255
2Mexico $20,082,402
3Brazil $10,779,448
4The Netherlands $5,993,228
5Japan $5,961,425
6China $5,905,964
7Germany $5,816,593
8Singapore $5,777,275
9Chile $3,789,930
10United Kingdom $3,227,535

January – February 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 two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Everglades, Fla. rose 53.76 percent compared to last year to $15.48 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 9.47 percent compared to last year to $13.69 million.
  • Port Miami rose 13.65 percent compared to last year to $7.93 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 0.11 percent compared to last year to $7.68 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 58.88 percent compared to last year to $6.95 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 $2.94 million, 9.88 percent, (19.8 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $2.47 million, 10.94 percent, (14.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Brazil increased $5.05 million, 88.19 percent, (7.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 The Netherlands increased $1.12 million, 22.87 percent, (4.42 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan decreased $958,913, 13.86 percent, (4.4 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 51.4 percent of all these Inks exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $69.65 million of the $135.52 million total.

All totaled, 38.17 percent of all these Inks exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $51.73 million of the $135.52 million total