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

Exports: Misc. printed matter, including photos

Misc. printed matter, including photos, the No. 228 export by value totaled $115.02 million for the month of October, $1 billion through October 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$316.71 M
2Mexico$164.68 M
3Japan$61.77 M
4United Kingdom$50.63 M
5China$36.06 M
6Germany$26.84 M
7Italy$26.15 M
8The Netherlands$23.02 M
9France$20.65 M
10Hong Kong$20.36 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1John F. Kennedy International Airport $88,877,697
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $66,242,704
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $59,596,459
4Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $58,027,491
5Low-Valued Imports and Exports $51,537,056
6Chicago O’Hare International Airport $50,528,200
7Port Laredo $48,717,466
8Los Angeles International Airport $46,410,092
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $41,720,850
10Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $35,098,546

U.S. exports of Misc. printed matter, including photos decreased 0.59 percent through October to $1 billion

U.S. exports of Misc. printed matter, including photos decreased 0.59 percent from $1.01 billion to $1 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 228 through October 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 October 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 Low-Valued Imports and Exports.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 India. 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 – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $316,711,457
2Mexico $164,683,449
3Japan $61,769,811
4United Kingdom $50,629,140
5China $36,064,170
6Germany $26,844,855
7Italy $26,153,773
8The Netherlands $23,020,013
9France $20,653,654
10Hong Kong $20,359,371

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $25,956,140
2Detroit $25,436,551
3Los Angeles $14,268,750
4Laredo $11,792,560
5Low Value Shipments $10,337,428
6San Diego $9,919,677
7Buffalo $9,495,143
8Miami $9,416,392
9Atlanta/Savannah $9,119,126
10Seattle $8,530,334

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:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 18.54 percent compared to last year to $88.88 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 1.85 percent compared to last year to $66.24 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 3.54 percent compared to last year to $59.6 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 3.3 percent compared to last year to $58.03 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 8.57 percent compared to last year to $51.54 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 $10.76 million, 3.29 percent, (31.67 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $3.96 million, 2.35 percent, (16.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $19.69 million, 46.79 percent, (6.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom increased $4.81 million, 10.5 percent, (5.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China increased $1.12 million, 3.21 percent, (3.61 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 62.98 percent of all these Misc. printed matter, including photos exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $629.86 million of the $1 billion total.

All totaled, 32.42 percent of all these Misc. printed matter, including photos exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $324.28 million of the $1 billion total