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

Exports: Synethic, organic coloring matter

Synethic, organic coloring matter, the No. 261 export by value totaled $80.17 million for the month of March, $227.05 million through March of 2019, and $793.13 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
1South Korea$36.26 M
2Canada$28.2 M
3Mexico$26.7 M
4Switzerland$19.59 M
5Belgium$18.99 M
6China$17.84 M
7Thailand$11.62 M
8Germany$10.6 M
9Japan$7.02 M
10United Kingdom$5.95 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $227.05 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1John F. Kennedy International Airport $36,999,625
2Port of New York $22,028,428
3Port of Houston $19,095,218
4Port Laredo $17,092,885
5Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $12,798,282
6Port of Virginia $12,240,935
7Port of Charleston $8,981,943
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $8,855,282
9Midway International Airport $8,363,497
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $5,860,906

U.S. exports of Synethic, organic coloring matter increased 26.05 percent through March to $227.05 million

U.S. exports of Synethic, organic coloring matter increased 26.05 percent from $180.12 million to $227.05 million through the first three 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 261 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 303 for the last full year with a total value of $793.13 million, a $48.68 million, 5.78 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 South Korea, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Switzerland 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 Houston, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1South Korea $36,256,869
2Canada $28,196,478
3Mexico $26,695,691
4Switzerland $19,587,197
5Belgium $18,993,521
6China $17,844,541
7Thailand $11,622,984
8Germany $10,598,706
9Japan $7,024,083
10United Kingdom $5,954,507

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $78,795,606
2Laredo $26,725,531
3Detroit $15,974,180
4Houston $15,432,331
5Los Angeles $13,895,462
6Philadelphia $13,240,221
7Miami $11,549,416
8Charleston $10,568,546
9Atlanta/Savannah $8,080,112
10Cleveland $7,714,812

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 85.15 percent compared to last year to $37 million.
  • Port of New York fell 26.43 percent compared to last year to $22.03 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 363.8 percent compared to last year to $19.1 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 0.98 percent compared to last year to $17.09 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 273.53 percent compared to last year to $12.8 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 South Korea increased $15.4 million, 73.81 percent, (15.97 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $3.59 million, 14.59 percent, (12.42 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico decreased $549,824, 2.02 percent, (11.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Switzerland increased $15.2 million, 346.81 percent, (8.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Belgium increased $4.87 million, 34.5 percent, (8.37 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 57.14 percent of all these Synethic, organic coloring matter exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $129.73 million of the $227.05 million total.

All totaled, 47.57 percent of all these Synethic, organic coloring matter exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $108.01 million of the $227.05 million total