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

Exports: Misc. coloring preparations and materials

Misc. coloring preparations and materials, the No. 164 export by value totaled $145.78 million for the month of March, $424.65 million through March 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$96.15 M
2Canada$78.53 M
3Belgium$58.71 M
4Switzerland$19.86 M
5Japan$17.11 M
6Thailand$16.13 M
7China$15.64 M
8Germany$15.59 M
9Singapore$13.14 M
10South Korea$12.98 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $424.65 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $80,296,234
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $40,618,561
3Port of New Orleans $38,711,888
4Port of Mobile, Ala. $28,559,916
5Port of Virginia $28,204,681
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $24,411,468
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $24,396,572
8San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $22,100,768
9Port of Charleston $22,051,133
10Port of New York $19,006,838

U.S. exports of Misc. coloring preparations and materials decreased 19.25 percent through March to $424.65 million

U.S. exports of Misc. coloring preparations and materials decreased 19.25 percent from $525.86 million to $424.65 million through the first three 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 164 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 142 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 March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 Switzerland and No. 5 Japan. 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 – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $96,145,609
2Canada $78,527,981
3Belgium $58,710,798
4Switzerland $19,856,272
5Japan $17,108,373
6Thailand $16,129,595
7China $15,636,209
8Germany $15,587,859
9Singapore $13,143,863
10South Korea $12,984,762

January – March 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 three months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 4.79 percent compared to last year to $80.3 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 14.16 percent compared to last year to $40.62 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 64.62 percent compared to last year to $38.71 million.
  • Port of Mobile, Ala. rose 43.85 percent compared to last year to $28.56 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 4.64 percent compared to last year to $28.2 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 $2.57 million, 2.75 percent, (22.64 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $170,037, 0.22 percent, (18.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Belgium decreased $43.78 million, 42.72 percent, (13.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Switzerland increased $5.13 million, 34.8 percent, (4.68 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan increased $5.35 million, 45.47 percent, (4.03 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 63.66 percent of all these Misc. coloring preparations and materials exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $270.35 million of the $424.65 million total.

All totaled, 50.96 percent of all these Misc. coloring preparations and materials exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $216.39 million of the $424.65 million total