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

Exports: Misc. printed matter, including photos

Misc. printed matter, including photos, the No. 220 export by value totaled $93.67 million for the month of July, $682.52 million through July of 2019, and $1.21 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
1Canada$210.9 M
2Mexico$115.68 M
3Japan$51.08 M
4United Kingdom$30.46 M
5China$30.29 M
6Germany$21 M
7India$20.04 M
8Hong Kong$16.45 M
9Italy$14.85 M
10France$13.48 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $682.52 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1John F. Kennedy International Airport $57,708,609
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $46,156,000
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $42,332,711
4Low-Valued Imports and Exports $35,416,255
5Los Angeles International Airport $35,369,507
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $33,101,806
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $33,088,315
8Port Laredo $32,622,960
9Boston’s Logan International Airport $32,036,291
10Port of New Orleans $27,160,068

U.S. exports of Misc. printed matter, including photos increased 0.70 percent through July to $682.52 million

U.S. exports of Misc. printed matter, including photos increased 0.70 percent from $677.78 million to $682.52 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 220 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 232 for the last full year with a total value of $1.21 billion, a $10.06 million, 0.82 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through July 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 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Low-Valued Imports and Exports 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 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $210,901,510
2Mexico $115,675,293
3Japan $51,084,605
4United Kingdom $30,463,974
5China $30,286,209
6Germany $21,004,456
7India $20,041,066
8Hong Kong $16,447,256
9Italy $14,846,739
10France $13,476,249

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $50,449,756
2New York City $49,788,171
3Los Angeles $25,980,993
4Miami $23,033,219
5Atlanta/Savannah $22,867,357
6Laredo $22,330,208
7San Diego $21,925,167
8Buffalo $19,352,313
9Low Value Shipments $19,250,840
10Chicago $18,971,254

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:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 9.25 percent compared to last year to $57.71 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 4.8 percent compared to last year to $46.16 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 2.21 percent compared to last year to $42.33 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 0.27 percent compared to last year to $35.42 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 7.13 percent compared to last year to $35.37 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 decreased $8.45 million, 3.85 percent, (30.9 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $6.11 million, 5.58 percent, (16.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $5.22 million, 11.37 percent, (7.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom decreased $1.5 million, 4.68 percent, (4.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China increased $6.99 million, 30.02 percent, (4.44 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 64.23 percent of all these Misc. printed matter, including photos exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $438.41 million of the $682.52 million total.

All totaled, 31.79 percent of all these Misc. printed matter, including photos exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $216.98 million of the $682.52 million total