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

Exports: Photo plates, film, exposed and developed

Photo plates, film, exposed and developed, the No. 450 export by value totaled $32.41 million for the month of October, $310.55 million through October of 2018, and $324.5 million 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
1Ireland$95.96 M
2Taiwan$62.98 M
3Israel$43.05 M
4Japan$34.67 M
5Singapore$27.6 M
6China$22.06 M
7Germany$6.28 M
8The Netherlands$5.29 M
9Belgium$3.88 M
10France$1.63 M
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U.S. exports of Photo plates, film, exposed and developed increased 14.46 percent through October to $310.55 million

U.S. exports of Photo plates, film, exposed and developed increased 14.46 percent from $271.32 million to $310.55 million 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 450 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 464 for the last full year with a total value of $324.5 million, a $12.91 million, 4.14 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Ireland, No. 2 Taiwan, No. 3 Israel, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Singapore. The leading gateways were No. 1 San Francisco International Airport, Calif., No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Anchorage International Airport, Alaska and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Ireland, No. 2 Taiwan, No. 3 Israel, No. 4 Singapore and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 2 San Francisco International Airport, Calif., No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Anchorage International Airport, Alaska and No. 5 Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Ireland $95,961,273
2Taiwan $62,984,539
3Israel $43,050,072
4Japan $34,670,969
5Singapore $27,598,905
6China $22,062,022
7Germany $6,282,419
8The Netherlands $5,289,930
9Belgium $3,884,570
10France $1,626,417

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1San Francisco $25,681,742
2Los Angeles $17,158,849
3New Orleans $7,292,183
4Anchorage $4,913,271
5New York City $1,317,544
6Cleveland $1,250,202
7Boston $773,325
8Seattle $246,482
9Dallas $177,295
10Philadelphia $129,300

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:

  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. rose 55.12 percent compared to last year to $134.31 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 29.61 percent compared to last year to $80.05 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 24.33 percent compared to last year to $35.73 million.
  • Anchorage International Airport, Alaska rose 72.3 percent compared to last year to $32.6 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 29.07 percent compared to last year to $6.37 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 Ireland decreased $13.73 million, 12.51 percent, (30.9 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Taiwan increased $11.03 million, 21.23 percent, (20.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Israel increased $18.04 million, 72.13 percent, (13.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan increased $14.91 million, 75.41 percent, (11.16 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Singapore increased $7.14 million, 34.93 percent, (8.89 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 85.09 percent of all these Photo plates, film, exposed and developed exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $264.27 million of the $310.55 million total.

All totaled, 93.08 percent of all these Photo plates, film, exposed and developed exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $289.06 million of the $310.55 million total