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

Exports: Photo plates, film, exposed and developed

Photo plates, film, exposed and developed, the No. 365 export by value totaled $52.5 million for the month of July, $301.16 million through July of 2019, and $382.64 million 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
1Israel$88.32 M
2Ireland$85.28 M
3Taiwan$48.06 M
4Japan$26.01 M
5Singapore$22.31 M
6China$8.62 M
7The Netherlands$6.46 M
8Germany$5.24 M
9South Korea$3.38 M
10Belgium$1.7 M
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U.S. exports of Photo plates, film, exposed and developed increased 38.10 percent through July to $301.16 million

U.S. exports of Photo plates, film, exposed and developed increased 38.10 percent from $218.07 million to $301.16 million through the first seven 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 365 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 444 for the last full year with a total value of $382.64 million, a $58.13 million, 17.91 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Israel, No. 2 Ireland, No. 3 Taiwan, 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 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.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Israel $88,315,438
2Ireland $85,276,416
3Taiwan $48,058,805
4Japan $26,009,637
5Singapore $22,308,467
6China $8,617,438
7The Netherlands $6,462,962
8Germany $5,237,487
9South Korea $3,384,172
10Belgium $1,703,260

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1San Francisco $56,962,337
2Los Angeles $38,780,942
3New Orleans $16,463,471
4Anchorage $11,953,063
5Cleveland $2,668,009
6New York City $2,264,027
7Boston $837,485
8Seattle $430,029
9Dallas $226,719
10Philadelphia $218,115

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. rose 41.14 percent compared to last year to $135.25 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 39.04 percent compared to last year to $81.8 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 84.96 percent compared to last year to $38.72 million.
  • Anchorage International Airport, Alaska rose 17.13 percent compared to last year to $24.54 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 21 percent compared to last year to $3.97 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 Israel increased $57.1 million, 182.93 percent, (29.33 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Ireland increased $20.14 million, 30.92 percent, (28.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Taiwan increased $3.58 million, 8.05 percent, (15.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan increased $3.13 million, 13.66 percent, (8.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Singapore increased $1.26 million, 6 percent, (7.41 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 89.64 percent of all these Photo plates, film, exposed and developed exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $269.97 million of the $301.16 million total.

All totaled, 94.4 percent of all these Photo plates, film, exposed and developed exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $284.29 million of the $301.16 million total