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

Exports: Photographic chemicals

Photographic chemicals, the No. 315 export by value totaled $45.23 million for the month of June, $292.17 million through June of 2020, and $595.31 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$52.53 M
2Taiwan$47.79 M
3Ireland$24.78 M
4South Korea$20.06 M
5Mexico$18.56 M
6Japan$17.95 M
7Belgium$17.93 M
8Israel$17.41 M
9Singapore$15.34 M
10Hong Kong$9.72 M
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U.S. exports of Photographic chemicals decreased 3.03 percent through June to $292.17 million

U.S. exports of Photographic chemicals decreased 3.03 percent from $301.29 million to $292.17 million through the first six 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 315 through June among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 335 for the last full year with a total value of $595.31 million, a $11.42 million, 1.96 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through June of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Taiwan, No. 3 Ireland, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 San Francisco International Airport, Calif., No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Taiwan, No. 2 China, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Ireland and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 San Francisco International Airport, Calif. and No. 5 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 22.48 percent compared to last year to $109.3 million.
  • Port of New York fell 11.97 percent compared to last year to $38.7 million.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. rose 31.47 percent compared to last year to $20.79 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 8.12 percent compared to last year to $13.16 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 33.39 percent compared to last year to $12.7 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 from No. 1 China increased $18.75 million, 55.53 percent, (17.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 Taiwan increased $8.55 million, 21.77 percent, (16.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 Ireland decreased $5.61 million, 18.47 percent, (8.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 South Korea increased $4.26 million, 26.94 percent, (6.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 Mexico decreased $12.98 million, 41.15 percent, (6.35 percent market share).

All totaled, 56.04 percent of all these Photographic chemicals exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through June of this year. That is equal to $163.72 million of the $292.17 million total.

All totaled, 66.62 percent of all these Photographic chemicals exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through June of this year. That is equal to $194.65 million of the $292.17 million total