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

Exports: Photographic chemicals

Photographic chemicals, the No. 337 export by value totaled $58.33 million for the month of August, $405.62 million through August of 2019, and $583.89 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
1Taiwan$55.7 M
2China$49.37 M
3Ireland$41.67 M
4Mexico$41.15 M
5South Korea$22.73 M
6Belgium$22.24 M
7Singapore$21.34 M
8Israel$21.2 M
9Japan$21.07 M
10France$12.65 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $405.62 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1John F. Kennedy International Airport $125,877,922
2Port of New York $56,640,433
3Port of Virginia $24,790,222
4San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $22,928,904
5El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $16,984,093
6Port of New Orleans $15,183,848
7Port Everglades, Fla. $15,076,580
8Port Laredo $14,303,243
9Port of Los Angeles $14,190,852
10Port of Long Beach $12,005,765

U.S. exports of Photographic chemicals increased 2.93 percent through August to $405.62 million

U.S. exports of Photographic chemicals increased 2.93 percent from $394.06 million to $405.62 million through the first eight 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 337 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 346 for the last full year with a total value of $583.89 million, a $3.64 million, 0.62 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Taiwan, No. 2 China, No. 3 Ireland, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 South Korea. 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.

In the last previous full 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 Everglades, Fla., No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 San Francisco International Airport, Calif..

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Taiwan $55,701,627
2China $49,371,124
3Ireland $41,670,107
4Mexico $41,151,475
5South Korea $22,727,100
6Belgium $22,243,936
7Singapore $21,340,466
8Israel $21,203,716
9Japan $21,069,402
10France $12,651,059

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $83,596,861
2Los Angeles $16,950,057
3Miami $15,029,415
4San Francisco $11,286,651
5New Orleans $9,902,848
6Norfolk $7,436,769
7El Paso $7,246,894
8Laredo $7,196,007
9San Diego $7,026,798
10Cleveland $5,693,740

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 1.04 percent compared to last year to $125.88 million.
  • Port of New York rose 14.8 percent compared to last year to $56.64 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 14.64 percent compared to last year to $24.79 million.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. rose 23.05 percent compared to last year to $22.93 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 14.86 percent compared to last year to $16.98 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 $7.36 million, 15.22 percent, (13.73 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 China increased $2.12 million, 4.5 percent, (12.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Ireland increased $4.25 million, 11.36 percent, (10.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Mexico decreased $5.05 million, 10.94 percent, (10.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 South Korea increased $1.67 million, 7.94 percent, (5.6 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 51.93 percent of all these Photographic chemicals exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $210.62 million of the $405.62 million total.

All totaled, 60.95 percent of all these Photographic chemicals exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $247.22 million of the $405.62 million total