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

Exports: Synethic, organic coloring matter

Synethic, organic coloring matter, the No. 293 export by value totaled $64.41 million for the month of October, $663.85 million through October of 2018, and $841.81 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
1Canada$97.59 M
2South Korea$95.7 M
3Mexico$93.42 M
4Belgium$44.95 M
5China$42.21 M
6Switzerland$42.16 M
7Germany$38.61 M
8Japan$22.97 M
9Thailand$21.27 M
10Brazil$20.33 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $663.85 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1John F. Kennedy International Airport $93,859,395
2Port of New York $89,518,696
3Port Laredo $58,180,161
4Port of Houston $42,791,913
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $34,469,421
6Port of Charleston $29,720,808
7Port of Los Angeles $18,491,289
8Philadelphia International Airport $17,410,742
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $17,341,235
10Port of Virginia $16,432,962

U.S. exports of Synethic, organic coloring matter decreased 4.94 percent through October to $663.85 million

U.S. exports of Synethic, organic coloring matter decreased 4.94 percent from $698.35 million to $663.85 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 293 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 281 for the last full year with a total value of $841.81 million, a $98.02 million, 13.18 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Belgium and No. 5 China. 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..

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $97,592,751
2South Korea $95,698,842
3Mexico $93,423,976
4Belgium $44,952,458
5China $42,210,026
6Switzerland $42,162,089
7Germany $38,613,991
8Japan $22,972,627
9Thailand $21,268,252
10Brazil $20,325,187

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $32,682,860
2Laredo $14,543,635
3Detroit $8,905,408
4Los Angeles $8,548,784
5Philadelphia $5,828,153
6Charleston $5,820,500
7Miami $5,519,899
8Atlanta/Savannah $4,124,951
9Houston $3,874,769
10Buffalo $3,108,559

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 fell 43.75 percent compared to last year to $93.86 million.
  • Port of New York rose 10.45 percent compared to last year to $89.52 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 4.31 percent compared to last year to $58.18 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 19.77 percent compared to last year to $42.79 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 7.41 percent compared to last year to $34.47 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 Canada increased $14.37 million, 17.27 percent, (14.7 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 South Korea decreased $68.92 million, 41.87 percent, (14.42 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico increased $2.13 million, 2.33 percent, (14.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Belgium decreased $2.29 million, 4.85 percent, (6.77 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China increased $15.21 million, 56.31 percent, (6.36 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 56.32 percent of all these Synethic, organic coloring matter exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $373.88 million of the $663.85 million total.

All totaled, 48.03 percent of all these Synethic, organic coloring matter exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $318.82 million of the $663.85 million total