Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Synethic, organic coloring matter

Synethic, organic coloring matter, the No. 278 export by value totaled $61.29 million for the month of December, $859.57 million in 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

RankCountry2019
1South Korea$154.6 M
2Canada$133.21 M
3Mexico$113.47 M
4Belgium$71.25 M
5China$57.67 M
6Germany$42.91 M
7Switzerland$42.25 M
8Thailand$30.04 M
9Japan$24.81 M
10Brazil$21.08 M
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U.S. exports of Synethic, organic coloring matter increased 8.38 percent through December 2019 to $859.57 million

U.S. exports of Synethic, organic coloring matter increased 8.38 percent from $793.13 million to $859.57 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 278 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 293 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 December of 2019 the top trade partners were No. 1 South Korea, No. 2 Canada, 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 Virginia and No. 5 Port of Houston.

In the last previous full 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..

January – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1South Korea $154,600,826
2Canada $133,214,337
3Mexico $113,466,210
4Belgium $71,247,624
5China $57,666,801
6Germany $42,908,625
7Switzerland $42,254,392
8Thailand $30,037,619
9Japan $24,814,770
10Brazil $21,081,173

January – December 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 of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 26.73 percent compared to last year to $155.07 million.
  • Port of New York fell 13.56 percent compared to last year to $91.45 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 9.44 percent compared to last year to $74.57 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 172.71 percent compared to last year to $50.46 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 23.01 percent compared to last year to $41.83 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 $30.61 million, 24.69 percent, (17.99 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $19.5 million, 17.15 percent, (15.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico increased $5.07 million, 4.68 percent, (13.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Belgium increased $15.87 million, 28.66 percent, (8.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China increased $7.22 million, 14.3 percent, (6.71 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 61.68 percent of all these Synethic, organic coloring matter exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $530.2 million of the $859.57 million total.

All totaled, 48.09 percent of all these Synethic, organic coloring matter exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $413.39 million of the $859.57 million total