Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Exports: Photo plates, film

Photo plates, film, the No. 363 export by value totaled $39.37 million for the month of February, $78.38 million through February of 2020, and $552.71 million for all of 2019, 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
1China$19.56 M
2Germany$8.35 M
3Canada$8.3 M
4Brazil$7.46 M
5Mexico$5.76 M
6Japan$3.14 M
7United Kingdom$2.91 M
8India$2.68 M
9Argentina$2.16 M
10Colombia$1.78 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $78.38 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $16,582,838
2Port of New York $11,897,564
3Port of Oakland, Calif. $6,881,139
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $5,141,277
5Port Miami $5,115,557
6Port Laredo $4,480,105
7Port Everglades, Fla. $3,802,548
8Port of Newark $2,900,616
9Port of Houston $2,874,015
10Port of Charleston $2,729,021

U.S. exports of Photo plates, film decreased 2.63 percent through February to $78.38 million

U.S. exports of Photo plates, film decreased 2.63 percent from $80.49 million to $78.38 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 363 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 362 for the last full year with a total value of $552.71 million, a $21.84 million, 3.80 percent decrease from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port Miami.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port Laredo.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $19,562,479
2Germany $8,353,909
3Canada $8,302,398
4Brazil $7,460,846
5Mexico $5,759,090
6Japan $3,136,792
7United Kingdom $2,906,764
8India $2,682,384
9Argentina $2,155,014
10Colombia $1,777,921

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1SAVANNAH, GA $15,389,164
2NEW YORK CITY, NY $13,604,484
3MIAMI, FL $9,399,054
4SAN FRANCISCO, CA $8,615,658
5LAREDO, TX $5,183,306
6BUFFALO, NY $5,164,084
7NORFOLK, VA $3,309,912
8TAMPA, FL $2,881,130
9CHARLESTON, SC $2,735,414
10HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $2,294,624

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 of Savannah, Ga. rose 74.75 percent compared to last year to $16.58 million.
  • Port of New York fell 15.04 percent compared to last year to $11.9 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 1.07 percent compared to last year to $6.88 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 16.52 percent compared to last year to $5.14 million.
  • Port Miami rose 111.75 percent compared to last year to $5.12 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 China increased $4.82 million, 32.68 percent, (24.96 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Germany decreased $3.74 million, 30.94 percent, (10.66 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada decreased $852,874, 9.32 percent, (10.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Brazil increased $2.57 million, 52.46 percent, (9.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Mexico decreased $932,082, 13.93 percent, (7.35 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 63.08 percent of all these Photo plates, film exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $49.44 million of the $78.38 million total.

All totaled, 58.2 percent of all these Photo plates, film exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $45.62 million of the $78.38 million total