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

Exports: Synethic, organic coloring matter

Synethic, organic coloring matter, the No. 293 export by value totaled $61.47 million for the month of December, $793.13 million through December 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
1South Korea$123.99 M
2Canada$113.71 M
3Mexico$108.4 M
4Belgium$55.38 M
5Switzerland$53.63 M
6China$50.45 M
7Germany$44.06 M
8Japan$27.02 M
9Thailand$25.92 M
10Brazil$22.91 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $793.13 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1John F. Kennedy International Airport $122,359,610
2Port of New York $105,801,372
3Port Laredo $68,142,336
4Port of Houston $54,339,276
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $39,422,687
6Port of Charleston $34,468,854
7Philadelphia International Airport $21,513,600
8Port of Los Angeles $21,157,056
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $20,273,412
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $18,635,648

U.S. exports of Synethic, organic coloring matter decreased 5.78 percent through December to $793.13 million

U.S. exports of Synethic, organic coloring matter decreased 5.78 percent from $841.81 million to $793.13 million in 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 December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 280 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 December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 South Korea, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Belgium and No. 5 Switzerland. 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 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 Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Houston.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1South Korea $123,990,374
2Canada $113,714,059
3Mexico $108,396,905
4Belgium $55,376,456
5Switzerland $53,632,890
6China $50,451,511
7Germany $44,058,714
8Japan $27,019,051
9Thailand $25,924,706
10Brazil $22,908,674

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1NEW YORK CITY, NY $106,231,392
2LAREDO, TX $41,463,828
3DETROIT, MI $24,635,342
4LOS ANGELES, CA $21,264,058
5PHILADELPHIA, PA $20,635,542
6HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $17,635,704
7CHARLESTON, SC $16,913,608
8MIAMI, FL $16,071,826
9SAVANNAH, GA $13,355,968
10CLEVELAND, OH $11,208,686

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 41.26 percent compared to last year to $122.36 million.
  • Port of New York rose 12.83 percent compared to last year to $105.8 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 8.17 percent compared to last year to $68.14 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 36.21 percent compared to last year to $54.34 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 7.03 percent compared to last year to $39.42 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 decreased $81.15 million, 39.56 percent, (15.63 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $14.98 million, 15.17 percent, (14.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico decreased $7.2 million, 6.23 percent, (13.67 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Belgium increased $1.32 million, 2.44 percent, (6.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Switzerland increased $13.28 million, 32.9 percent, (6.76 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 57.38 percent of all these Synethic, organic coloring matter exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $455.11 million of the $793.13 million total.

All totaled, 49.18 percent of all these Synethic, organic coloring matter exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $390.07 million of the $793.13 million total