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

Exports: Misc. coloring preparations and materials

Misc. coloring preparations and materials, the No. 165 export by value totaled $136.86 million for the month of July, $985.08 million through July of 2019, and $2.11 billion 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
1Mexico$231.22 M
2Canada$180.55 M
3Belgium$110 M
4Germany$43.39 M
5China$42.15 M
6Switzerland$39.93 M
7India$34.49 M
8Singapore$32.94 M
9Thailand$31.62 M
10Japan$30.32 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $985.08 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $192,171,347
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $105,704,243
3Port of New Orleans $88,820,679
4Port of Mobile, Ala. $63,085,150
5Port of Virginia $61,764,142
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $56,832,435
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $54,226,492
8Port of New York $50,432,340
9San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $48,178,971
10Port of Charleston $41,784,733

U.S. exports of Misc. coloring preparations and materials decreased 22.50 percent through July to $985.08 million

U.S. exports of Misc. coloring preparations and materials decreased 22.50 percent from $1.27 billion to $985.08 million through the first seven 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 165 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 141 for the last full year with a total value of $2.11 billion, a $38.98 million, 1.82 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 China. 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.

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

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $231,224,607
2Canada $180,552,774
3Belgium $110,003,838
4Germany $43,388,990
5China $42,146,710
6Switzerland $39,933,427
7India $34,485,982
8Singapore $32,944,208
9Thailand $31,624,232
10Japan $30,320,339

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $125,831,348
2New Orleans $110,071,313
3Atlanta/Savannah $56,912,744
4Los Angeles $52,093,775
5Detroit $45,980,561
6Mobile $41,964,173
7New York City $37,651,630
8Norfolk $33,033,567
9Charleston $31,304,582
10San Francisco $24,856,618

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 1.8 percent compared to last year to $192.17 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 8.35 percent compared to last year to $105.7 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 64.65 percent compared to last year to $88.82 million.
  • Port of Mobile, Ala. rose 37.71 percent compared to last year to $63.09 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 14.59 percent compared to last year to $61.76 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 increased $1.66 million, 0.72 percent, (23.47 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $11.5 million, 5.99 percent, (18.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Belgium decreased $133.41 million, 54.81 percent, (11.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany increased $353,254, 0.82 percent, (4.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China decreased $34.97 million, 45.35 percent, (4.28 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 61.65 percent of all these Misc. coloring preparations and materials exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $607.32 million of the $985.08 million total.

All totaled, 51.93 percent of all these Misc. coloring preparations and materials exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $511.55 million of the $985.08 million total