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

Exports: Oil-based dyes for paints

Oil-based dyes for paints, the No. 187 export by value totaled $113.14 million for the month of February, $224.4 million through February 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$81.07 M
2Mexico$54.67 M
3China$8.58 M
4Japan$6.34 M
5Thailand$5.63 M
6South Korea$5.43 M
7Belgium$4.32 M
8Brazil$4.26 M
9Australia$4.24 M
10Singapore$4.12 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $224.4 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $36,874,489
2Port Laredo $32,812,812
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $18,462,736
4Port of Long Beach $12,045,337
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $11,646,333
6Low-Valued Imports and Exports $10,280,724
7Port of Virginia $9,553,052
8Port of New York $7,476,342
9Port of Los Angeles $6,898,717
10Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $6,055,647

U.S. exports of Oil-based dyes for paints increased 3.00 percent through February to $224.4 million

U.S. exports of Oil-based dyes for paints increased 3.00 percent from $217.86 million to $224.4 million through the first two 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 187 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 203 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 February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Thailand. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port of Long Beach 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 Singapore. 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 – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $81,065,361
2Mexico $54,668,325
3China $8,575,977
4Japan $6,339,890
5Thailand $5,627,035
6South Korea $5,429,180
7Belgium $4,323,514
8Brazil $4,261,694
9Australia $4,241,253
10Singapore $4,116,716

January – February 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 two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 9.62 percent compared to last year to $36.87 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 21.5 percent compared to last year to $32.81 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 10.37 percent compared to last year to $18.46 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 15.77 percent compared to last year to $12.05 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 31.26 percent compared to last year to $11.65 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 increased $1.47 million, 1.84 percent, (36.13 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $4.55 million, 7.69 percent, (24.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China decreased $2.05 million, 19.31 percent, (3.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan increased $1.25 million, 24.63 percent, (2.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Thailand increased $4.6 million, 446.62 percent, (2.51 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 69.64 percent of all these Oil-based dyes for paints exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $156.28 million of the $224.4 million total.

All totaled, 49.84 percent of all these Oil-based dyes for paints exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $111.84 million of the $224.4 million total