Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Exports: Typewriter ribbons, ink pads

Typewriter ribbons, ink pads, the No. 733 export by value totaled $7.98 million for the month of February, $15.05 million through February of 2020, and $119.7 million for all of 2019, 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$6.05 M
2Canada$3.37 M
3Guatemala$729,557
4Germany$458,001
5Colombia$427,251
6Dominican Republic$350,082
7Chile$342,757
8Brazil$324,597
9Peru$305,023
10United Kingdom$292,281
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $15.05 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $2,709,984
2Miami Int’l Airport $1,563,168
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $898,476
4Port Miami $828,901
5Low-Valued Imports and Exports $818,989
6Port Everglades, Fla. $786,683
7El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $757,123
8Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $670,790
9Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $661,912
10Pharr International Bridge in Texas $641,957

U.S. exports of Typewriter ribbons, ink pads decreased 4.21 percent through February to $15.05 million

U.S. exports of Typewriter ribbons, ink pads decreased 4.21 percent from $15.71 million to $15.05 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 733 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 722 for the last full year with a total value of $119.7 million, a $17.28 million, 16.87 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Guatemala, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Colombia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Miami Int’l Airport, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port Miami 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 Chile, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Miami Int’l Airport and No. 5 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $6,047,843
2Canada $3,369,004
3Guatemala $729,557
4Germany $458,001
5Colombia $427,251
6Dominican Republic $350,082
7Chile $342,757
8Brazil $324,597
9Peru $305,023
10United Kingdom $292,281

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LAREDO, TX $2,815,098
2MIAMI, FL $2,115,288
3DETROIT, MI $1,867,426
4NEW YORK CITY, NY $1,841,560
5LOW VALUE $904,402
6SAN DIEGO, CA $840,964
7BUFFALO, NY $713,454
8GREAT FALLS, MT $617,608
9CLEVELAND, OH $484,392
10LOS ANGELES, CA $480,912

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 16.26 percent compared to last year to $2.71 million.
  • Miami Int’l Airport rose 25.66 percent compared to last year to $1.56 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 11.47 percent compared to last year to $898,476.
  • Port Miami rose 14.59 percent compared to last year to $828,901.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 19.8 percent compared to last year to $818,989.

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 $393,038, 6.95 percent, (40.18 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $565,172, 14.37 percent, (22.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Guatemala increased $471,834, 183.08 percent, (4.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany decreased $34,359, 6.98 percent, (3.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Colombia increased $68,436, 19.07 percent, (2.84 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 73.3 percent of all these Typewriter ribbons, ink pads exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $11.03 million of the $15.05 million total.

All totaled, 45.31 percent of all these Typewriter ribbons, ink pads exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $6.82 million of the $15.05 million total