Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Search in posts
Search in pages
Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Exports: Misc. coloring preparations and materials

Misc. coloring preparations and materials, the No. 143 export by value totaled $183.31 million for the month of October, $1.8 billion through October of 2018, and $2.15 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

Click on any of the countries in the chart below to gain access to the specific exports and imports between that country and (port), how it compares to other ports for trade with that country, how that trade has changed over time, and much more. Data available both by value and tonnage. Download data. If you are not a subscriber, you can learn more by clicking on the subscribe link.

Top Markets

RankCountryYTD
1Mexico$351.98 M
2Belgium$325.49 M
3Canada$261.64 M
4China$103.35 M
5South Korea$71.12 M
6Switzerland$64.21 M
7India$61.44 M
8Germany$55.5 M
9Japan$43.81 M
10Thailand$42.98 M
Data loading...
January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.8 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New Orleans $332,366,317
2Port Laredo $292,856,629
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $167,459,925
4Port of Charleston $107,474,195
5Port of Virginia $100,196,314
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $88,108,932
7Port of Mobile, Ala. $84,915,265
8Port of Los Angeles $78,886,895
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $73,937,761
10San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $73,260,670

U.S. exports of Misc. coloring preparations and materials increased 3.06 percent through October to $1.8 billion

U.S. exports of Misc. coloring preparations and materials increased 3.06 percent from $1.75 billion to $1.8 billion through the first 10 months of 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 143 through October 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 $2.15 billion, a $210.15 million, 10.85 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Belgium, 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.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Belgium, 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 – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $351,978,562
2Belgium $325,490,403
3Canada $261,644,362
4China $103,346,098
5South Korea $71,118,548
6Switzerland $64,211,405
7India $61,436,507
8Germany $55,504,346
9Japan $43,806,412
10Thailand $42,982,824

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $73,672,310
2Laredo $52,841,896
3Atlanta/Savannah $31,867,952
4Los Angeles $30,624,615
5Detroit $26,591,642
6New York City $20,012,871
7Charleston $18,629,176
8Norfolk $14,544,636
9Buffalo $13,445,540
10Mobile $12,125,597

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New Orleans rose 9.31 percent compared to last year to $332.37 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 12.75 percent compared to last year to $292.86 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 14.17 percent compared to last year to $167.46 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 14.24 percent compared to last year to $107.47 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 4.43 percent compared to last year to $100.2 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 $34.95 million, 11.02 percent, (19.53 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Belgium increased $33.76 million, 11.57 percent, (18.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada increased $21.44 million, 8.93 percent, (14.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China increased $1.23 million, 1.21 percent, (5.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 South Korea decreased $20.97 million, 22.77 percent, (3.95 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 61.78 percent of all these Misc. coloring preparations and materials exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $1.11 billion of the $1.8 billion total.

All totaled, 55.5 percent of all these Misc. coloring preparations and materials exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $1 billion of the $1.8 billion total