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

Exports: Misc. printed matter, including photos

Misc. printed matter, including photos, the No. 220 export by value totaled $107.79 million for the month of March, $301.66 million through March 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$88.13 M
2Mexico$48.68 M
3Japan$24.94 M
4China$13.89 M
5United Kingdom$12.92 M
6India$10.55 M
7Germany$9.51 M
8Spain$7.98 M
9Italy$7.85 M
10Hong Kong$7.38 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $301.66 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1John F. Kennedy International Airport $26,188,602
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $20,993,830
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $18,848,677
4Boston’s Logan International Airport $18,400,971
5Los Angeles International Airport $18,222,654
6Low-Valued Imports and Exports $14,542,697
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $14,158,723
8Chicago O’Hare International Airport $13,659,273
9Port Laredo $13,607,901
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $12,980,106

U.S. exports of Misc. printed matter, including photos increased 4.11 percent through March to $301.66 million

U.S. exports of Misc. printed matter, including photos increased 4.11 percent from $289.76 million to $301.66 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 220 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 233 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 March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 China and No. 5 United Kingdom. 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 Boston’s Logan International Airport 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 – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $88,126,178
2Mexico $48,684,558
3Japan $24,942,892
4China $13,886,514
5United Kingdom $12,923,580
6India $10,545,966
7Germany $9,510,886
8Spain $7,977,361
9Italy $7,854,801
10Hong Kong $7,376,571

January – March 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 three months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 18.05 percent compared to last year to $26.19 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 3.86 percent compared to last year to $20.99 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 18.7 percent compared to last year to $18.85 million.
  • Boston’s Logan International Airport rose 162.19 percent compared to last year to $18.4 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 4.73 percent compared to last year to $18.22 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 $5.59 million, 5.97 percent, (29.21 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $3.32 million, 7.31 percent, (16.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $3.21 million, 14.75 percent, (8.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China increased $4.57 million, 49.01 percent, (4.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom increased $1.33 million, 11.49 percent, (4.28 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 62.51 percent of all these Misc. printed matter, including photos exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $188.56 million of the $301.66 million total.

All totaled, 34.03 percent of all these Misc. printed matter, including photos exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $102.65 million of the $301.66 million total