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

Exports: Typewriter ribbons, ink pads

Typewriter ribbons, ink pads, the No. 744 export by value totaled $8.69 million for the month of October, $84.23 million through October of 2018, and $100.14 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
1Mexico$31.35 M
2Canada$22.9 M
3Germany$3.03 M
4Colombia$2.65 M
5Chile$2.57 M
6United Kingdom$2.43 M
7Brazil$1.24 M
8Costa Rica$1.23 M
9Ecuador$1.2 M
10China$1.19 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $84.23 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $10,771,051
2Miami International Airport $5,556,230
3Port Everglades, Fla. $5,526,780
4Low-Valued Imports and Exports $4,982,304
5Pharr International Bridge in Texas $4,978,799
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $4,977,043
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $4,648,468
8Brownsville International Bridges $4,477,709
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $4,031,654
10Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $3,682,540

U.S. exports of Typewriter ribbons, ink pads increased 3.78 percent through October to $84.23 million

U.S. exports of Typewriter ribbons, ink pads increased 3.78 percent from $81.16 million to $84.23 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 744 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 739 for the last full year with a total value of $100.14 million, a $2.49 million, 2.43 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Colombia and No. 5 Chile. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Miami International Airport, No. 3 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 4 Low-Valued Imports and Exports and No. 5 Pharr International Bridge in Texas.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Colombia, No. 4 Chile and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Miami International Airport, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Low-Valued Imports and Exports and No. 5 Port Everglades, Fla..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $31,352,229
2Canada $22,903,660
3Germany $3,029,148
4Colombia $2,645,727
5Chile $2,565,974
6United Kingdom $2,432,696
7Brazil $1,241,425
8Costa Rica $1,231,565
9Ecuador $1,204,537
10China $1,188,194

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $3,720,970
2Miami $2,738,240
3Detroit $1,615,872
4Low Value Shipments $938,339
5San Diego $692,923
6Cleveland $668,282
7Buffalo $653,061
8El Paso $652,135
9New York City $643,198
10Los Angeles $433,044

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:

  • Port Laredo rose 25.54 percent compared to last year to $10.77 million.
  • Miami International Airport fell 39.31 percent compared to last year to $5.56 million.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. rose 20.28 percent compared to last year to $5.53 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 1.9 percent compared to last year to $4.98 million.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas rose 80.1 percent compared to last year to $4.98 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 $4.49 million, 16.71 percent, (37.22 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $1.04 million, 4.35 percent, (27.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Germany increased $713,973, 30.84 percent, (3.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Colombia decreased $213,757, 7.48 percent, (3.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Chile increased $80,233, 3.23 percent, (3.05 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 74.2 percent of all these Typewriter ribbons, ink pads exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $62.5 million of the $84.23 million total.

All totaled, 37.77 percent of all these Typewriter ribbons, ink pads exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $31.82 million of the $84.23 million total