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

Exports: Misc. printed matter, including photos

Misc. printed matter, including photos, the No. 202 export by value totaled $96.09 million for the month of February, $198.8 million through February of 2020, and $1.23 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
1Canada$64.56 M
2Mexico$32.73 M
3Japan$17 M
4United Kingdom$10.17 M
5China$6.58 M
6Sweden$4.8 M
7Italy$4.78 M
8Brazil$4.5 M
9Singapore$4.11 M
10Hong Kong$3.94 M
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U.S. exports of Misc. printed matter, including photos increased 2.54 percent through February to $198.8 million

U.S. exports of Misc. printed matter, including photos increased 2.54 percent from $193.87 million to $198.8 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 202 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 220 for the last full year with a total value of $1.23 billion, a $12.73 million, 1.05 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Los Angeles International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Low-Valued Imports and Exports.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $64,560,677
2Mexico $32,734,283
3Japan $16,997,260
4United Kingdom $10,171,724
5China $6,580,124
6Sweden $4,795,656
7Italy $4,784,620
8Brazil $4,500,502
9Singapore $4,108,906
10Hong Kong $3,935,515

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1NEW YORK CITY, NY $24,745,970
2DETROIT, MI $22,615,618
3NEW ORLEANS, LA $11,935,608
4MIAMI, FL $11,180,452
5BUFFALO, NY $10,668,734
6LAREDO, TX $10,574,432
7CLEVELAND, OH $10,346,760
8CHICAGO, IL $9,788,534
9SAN DIEGO, CA $9,685,658
10BOSTON, MA $9,388,086

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:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 1.05 percent compared to last year to $18.08 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 33.17 percent compared to last year to $14.71 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 7.08 percent compared to last year to $11.83 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 16.73 percent compared to last year to $10.95 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 13.97 percent compared to last year to $9.82 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 $9.47 million, 17.19 percent, (32.48 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $1.08 million, 3.4 percent, (16.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $588,841, 3.59 percent, (8.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom increased $2.44 million, 31.59 percent, (5.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China decreased $1.14 million, 14.75 percent, (3.31 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 65.92 percent of all these Misc. printed matter, including photos exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $131.04 million of the $198.8 million total.

All totaled, 32.89 percent of all these Misc. printed matter, including photos exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $65.39 million of the $198.8 million total