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

Exports: Misc. coloring preparations and materials

Misc. coloring preparations and materials, the No. 155 export by value totaled $140.24 million for the month of February, $288.14 million through February of 2020, and $1.67 billion 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
1Mexico$60.72 M
2Canada$47.81 M
3Belgium$41.4 M
4Thailand$18.29 M
5Switzerland$14.41 M
6China$10.76 M
7South Korea$10.04 M
8Germany$9.8 M
9Singapore$9.14 M
10Brazil$8.39 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $288.14 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $48,031,422
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $44,317,735
3Port of New Orleans $38,929,983
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $16,804,569
5Port of Charleston $16,786,911
6Port of Mobile, Ala. $16,723,088
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $15,763,712
8San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $14,931,172
9Port of New York $13,559,171
10Port of Virginia $13,347,936

U.S. exports of Misc. coloring preparations and materials increased 3.32 percent through February to $288.14 million

U.S. exports of Misc. coloring preparations and materials increased 3.32 percent from $278.88 million to $288.14 million through the first two 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 155 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 160 for the last full year with a total value of $1.67 billion, a $437.52 million, 20.75 percent decrease from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 Thailand and No. 5 Switzerland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 Switzerland and No. 5 Thailand. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Port of Mobile, Ala. and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $60,716,467
2Canada $47,806,857
3Belgium $41,399,006
4Thailand $18,286,799
5Switzerland $14,414,795
6China $10,755,912
7South Korea $10,042,774
8Germany $9,800,517
9Singapore $9,135,564
10Brazil $8,391,136

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LAREDO, TX $64,870,204
2NEW ORLEANS, LA $42,739,724
3SAVANNAH, GA $38,337,028
4DETROIT, MI $20,340,188
5NEW YORK CITY, NY $18,960,122
6MOBILE, AL $18,167,832
7CHARLESTON, SC $17,417,496
8NORFOLK, VA $15,004,676
9SAN FRANCISCO, CA $11,599,662
10BUFFALO, NY $11,228,098

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 Laredo fell 8.26 percent compared to last year to $48.03 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 81.28 percent compared to last year to $44.32 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 60.1 percent compared to last year to $38.93 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 2.46 percent compared to last year to $16.8 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 13.99 percent compared to last year to $16.79 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 Mexico decreased $2.98 million, 4.68 percent, (21.07 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $4.7 million, 8.95 percent, (16.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Belgium increased $5.02 million, 13.8 percent, (14.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Thailand increased $5.9 million, 47.69 percent, (6.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Switzerland increased $1.04 million, 7.8 percent, (5 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 63.38 percent of all these Misc. coloring preparations and materials exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $182.62 million of the $288.14 million total.

All totaled, 57.22 percent of all these Misc. coloring preparations and materials exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $164.87 million of the $288.14 million total