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

Exports: Photographic chemicals

Photographic chemicals, the No. 349 export by value totaled $46.99 million for the month of October, $488.48 million through October of 2018, and $587.53 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
1Taiwan$63.42 M
2China$60.61 M
3Mexico$57.69 M
4Ireland$44.15 M
5Singapore$29.26 M
6South Korea$27.09 M
7Belgium$26.25 M
8Japan$20.49 M
9Chile$18.47 M
10France$17.94 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $488.48 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1John F. Kennedy International Airport $158,390,156
2Port of New York $59,028,446
3Port of Virginia $25,307,402
4Port Everglades, Fla. $25,083,058
5San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $22,064,700
6Port of New Orleans $19,475,599
7El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $19,147,843
8Port Laredo $18,964,567
9Port of Long Beach $16,338,025
10Port of Los Angeles $12,183,716

U.S. exports of Photographic chemicals increased 0.28 percent through October to $488.48 million

U.S. exports of Photographic chemicals increased 0.28 percent from $487.11 million to $488.48 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 349 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 344 for the last full year with a total value of $587.53 million, a $22.92 million, 3.75 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Taiwan, No. 2 China, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Ireland and No. 5 Singapore. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port Everglades, Fla. and No. 5 San Francisco International Airport, Calif..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Taiwan, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Ireland and No. 5 Singapore. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port Everglades, Fla..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Taiwan $63,416,753
2China $60,607,805
3Mexico $57,693,959
4Ireland $44,154,940
5Singapore $29,257,081
6South Korea $27,085,329
7Belgium $26,250,043
8Japan $20,494,887
9Chile $18,472,568
10France $17,943,803

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $41,126,672
2Miami $6,864,301
3Los Angeles $6,779,654
4San Francisco $5,680,792
5New Orleans $5,159,354
6San Diego $5,100,363
7Norfolk $4,954,906
8Laredo $3,814,944
9El Paso $3,440,175
10Cleveland $2,931,174

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:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 2.97 percent compared to last year to $158.39 million.
  • Port of New York rose 24.75 percent compared to last year to $59.03 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 21.15 percent compared to last year to $25.31 million.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. fell 5.4 percent compared to last year to $25.08 million.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. rose 12.99 percent compared to last year to $22.06 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 Taiwan increased $2.03 million, 3.31 percent, (12.98 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 China increased $6.78 million, 12.59 percent, (12.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico decreased $1.65 million, 2.78 percent, (11.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Ireland increased $4.75 million, 12.04 percent, (9.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Singapore decreased $1.05 million, 3.48 percent, (5.99 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 52.23 percent of all these Photographic chemicals exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $255.13 million of the $488.48 million total.

All totaled, 59.34 percent of all these Photographic chemicals exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $289.87 million of the $488.48 million total