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

Exports: Typewriter ribbons, ink pads

Typewriter ribbons, ink pads, the No. 702 export by value totaled $11.69 million for the month of March, $27.4 million through March of 2019, and $102.42 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
1Mexico$9.94 M
2Canada$6 M
3Chile$2.84 M
4Germany$786,057
5United Kingdom$735,207
6Nicaragua$719,670
7Colombia$661,241
8Ecuador$342,879
9Brazil$326,180
10Costa Rica$322,919
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $27.4 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Everglades, Fla. $3,755,780
2Port Laredo $3,564,571
3El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $2,401,908
4Miami International Airport $1,808,276
5Low-Valued Imports and Exports $1,540,892
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $1,497,677
7Pharr International Bridge in Texas $1,205,996
8Port Miami $1,174,890
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $1,077,502
10Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $1,049,354

U.S. exports of Typewriter ribbons, ink pads increased 9.56 percent through March to $27.4 million

U.S. exports of Typewriter ribbons, ink pads increased 9.56 percent from $25.01 million to $27.4 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 702 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 728 for the last full year with a total value of $102.42 million, a $2.28 million, 2.28 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Chile, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 4 Miami International Airport and No. 5 Low-Valued Imports and Exports.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Chile and No. 5 Colombia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 3 Miami International Airport, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Pharr International Bridge in Texas.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $9,938,620
2Canada $6,001,208
3Chile $2,837,818
4Germany $786,057
5United Kingdom $735,207
6Nicaragua $719,670
7Colombia $661,241
8Ecuador $342,879
9Brazil $326,180
10Costa Rica $322,919

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $7,200,963
2Miami $5,641,018
3Detroit $4,031,673
4El Paso $2,363,796
5Low Value Shipments $1,891,783
6San Diego $1,488,622
7Buffalo $1,468,022
8New York City $1,202,322
9Cleveland $1,150,694
10Great Falls, Mont. $1,079,357

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:

  • Port Everglades, Fla. rose 99.82 percent compared to last year to $3.76 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 5.13 percent compared to last year to $3.56 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 136.59 percent compared to last year to $2.4 million.
  • Miami International Airport fell 0.41 percent compared to last year to $1.81 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 4.92 percent compared to last year to $1.54 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 Mexico increased $1.17 million, 13.39 percent, (36.27 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $458,220, 7.09 percent, (21.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Chile increased $1.82 million, 178.92 percent, (10.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany decreased $480,439, 37.93 percent, (2.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom increased $100,643, 15.86 percent, (2.68 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 74.07 percent of all these Typewriter ribbons, ink pads exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $20.3 million of the $27.4 million total.

All totaled, 47.7 percent of all these Typewriter ribbons, ink pads exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $13.07 million of the $27.4 million total