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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through December 2018.

Exports: Misc. printed matter, including photos

Misc. printed matter, including photos, the No. 224 export by value totaled $107.64 million for the month of December, $1.21 billion through December of 2018, and $1.22 billion for all of 2017, 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$375.59 M
2Mexico$197.83 M
3Japan$76.1 M
4United Kingdom$63.96 M
5China$48.3 M
6Germany$38.76 M
7Italy$34.24 M
8Hong Kong$27.4 M
9The Netherlands$25.95 M
10France$23.48 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.21 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1John F. Kennedy International Airport $106,488,064
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $78,645,087
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $69,453,629
4Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $68,037,922
5Chicago O’Hare International Airport $61,943,057
6Low-Valued Imports and Exports $60,450,468
7Port Laredo $57,668,486
8Los Angeles International Airport $53,476,084
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $52,977,905
10Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $44,279,437

U.S. exports of Misc. printed matter, including photos decreased 0.82 percent through December to $1.21 billion

U.S. exports of Misc. printed matter, including photos decreased 0.82 percent from $1.22 billion to $1.21 billion in 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 224 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 214 for the last full year with a total value of $1.22 billion, a $33.03 million, 2.63 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through December 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 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador 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 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 Port Laredo.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $375,589,078
2Mexico $197,833,043
3Japan $76,095,844
4United Kingdom $63,962,786
5China $48,301,104
6Germany $38,762,377
7Italy $34,243,708
8Hong Kong $27,404,402
9The Netherlands $25,946,004
10France $23,480,164

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1NEW YORK CITY, NY $80,388,130
2DETROIT, MI $69,581,598
3LOS ANGELES, CA $41,210,256
4MIAMI, FL $36,823,170
5LAREDO, TX $34,855,278
6SAVANNAH, GA $32,846,078
7SAN DIEGO, CA $29,754,382
8LOW VALUE $29,223,976
9CHICAGO, IL $27,081,038
10BUFFALO, NY $26,991,228

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 21.62 percent compared to last year to $106.49 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 5.36 percent compared to last year to $78.65 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 7.45 percent compared to last year to $69.45 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 10.08 percent compared to last year to $68.04 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 10.46 percent compared to last year to $61.94 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 $25.99 million, 6.47 percent, (30.92 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $6.49 million, 3.18 percent, (16.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $23.26 million, 44.01 percent, (6.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom increased $11.33 million, 21.52 percent, (5.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China increased $5.21 million, 12.1 percent, (3.98 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 62.71 percent of all these Misc. printed matter, including photos exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $761.78 million of the $1.21 billion total.

All totaled, 31.66 percent of all these Misc. printed matter, including photos exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $384.57 million of the $1.21 billion total