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

Exports: Oil-based dyes for paints

Oil-based dyes for paints, the No. 183 export by value totaled $129.24 million for the month of August, $993.95 million through August of 2019, and $1.46 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$373.63 M
2Mexico$235.3 M
3China$38.26 M
4Japan$23.74 M
5South Korea$22.11 M
6Singapore$20.84 M
7Thailand$17.53 M
8Chad$17.04 M
9Australia$15.65 M
10Colombia$15.61 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $993.95 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $161,272,627
2Port Laredo $137,909,588
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $81,793,578
4Low-Valued Imports and Exports $50,319,465
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $45,654,705
6Port of Long Beach $39,737,086
7Port of Virginia $37,207,263
8Port of New York $36,917,771
9Port of Houston $36,557,945
10Port of Los Angeles $29,839,401

U.S. exports of Oil-based dyes for paints increased 0.39 percent through August to $993.95 million

U.S. exports of Oil-based dyes for paints increased 0.39 percent from $990.08 million to $993.95 million through the first eight 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 183 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 186 for the last full year with a total value of $1.46 billion, a $83.96 million, 6.11 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Low-Valued Imports and Exports and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Low-Valued Imports and Exports and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $373,633,373
2Mexico $235,295,117
3China $38,261,325
4Japan $23,742,050
5South Korea $22,108,255
6Singapore $20,837,589
7Thailand $17,531,722
8Chad $17,044,588
9Australia $15,645,111
10Colombia $15,608,625

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $91,592,233
2Detroit $85,281,653
3Los Angeles $39,651,434
4Buffalo $39,459,123
5New York City $26,728,586
6Miami $21,350,538
7Low Value Shipments $20,799,068
8San Diego $15,217,221
9Norfolk $11,978,538
10Chicago $8,536,026

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 12.96 percent compared to last year to $161.27 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 22.5 percent compared to last year to $137.91 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 14.6 percent compared to last year to $81.79 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 5.27 percent compared to last year to $50.32 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 1.85 percent compared to last year to $45.65 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 $1.82 million, 0.49 percent, (37.59 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $27.75 million, 10.55 percent, (23.67 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China decreased $12.61 million, 24.79 percent, (3.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan increased $2.26 million, 10.54 percent, (2.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 South Korea increased $3.97 million, 21.89 percent, (2.22 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 69.73 percent of all these Oil-based dyes for paints exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $693.04 million of the $993.95 million total.

All totaled, 47.99 percent of all these Oil-based dyes for paints exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $476.95 million of the $993.95 million total