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

Exports: Typewriter ribbons, ink pads

Typewriter ribbons, ink pads, the No. 734 export by value totaled $8.57 million for the month of December, $102.42 million through December 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$37.86 M
2Canada$28.2 M
3Germany$3.57 M
4Colombia$3.3 M
5Chile$3.05 M
6United Kingdom$2.84 M
7Costa Rica$1.53 M
8Brazil$1.47 M
9Ecuador$1.45 M
10China$1.42 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $102.42 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $12,487,788
2Port Everglades, Fla. $6,821,150
3Miami International Airport $6,754,326
4Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $6,476,728
5Pharr International Bridge in Texas $6,057,198
6Low-Valued Imports and Exports $5,935,748
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $5,564,584
8El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $5,143,612
9Brownsville International Bridges $4,998,632
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $4,846,615

U.S. exports of Typewriter ribbons, ink pads increased 2.28 percent through December to $102.42 million

U.S. exports of Typewriter ribbons, ink pads increased 2.28 percent from $100.14 million to $102.42 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 734 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 734 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 December 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 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 3 Miami International Airport, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. 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 Germany and No. 5 Chile. 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $37,864,787
2Canada $28,195,446
3Germany $3,570,787
4Colombia $3,297,376
5Chile $3,051,183
6United Kingdom $2,835,011
7Costa Rica $1,533,863
8Brazil $1,465,998
9Ecuador $1,453,625
10China $1,423,227

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LAREDO, TX $10,877,710
2MIAMI, FL $8,206,316
3DETROIT, MI $5,575,412
4LOW VALUE $2,770,042
5EL PASO, TX $2,168,046
6SAN DIEGO, CA $2,151,910
7BUFFALO, NY $2,020,348
8NEW YORK CITY, NY $1,901,156
9CLEVELAND, OH $1,605,282
10GREAT FALLS, MT $1,419,320

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 14.29 percent compared to last year to $12.49 million.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. rose 21.87 percent compared to last year to $6.82 million.
  • Miami International Airport fell 36.16 percent compared to last year to $6.75 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 28.57 percent compared to last year to $6.48 million.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas rose 72.83 percent compared to last year to $6.06 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 $3.4 million, 9.86 percent, (36.97 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $1.34 million, 4.55 percent, (27.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Germany increased $530,925, 17.47 percent, (3.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Colombia decreased $143,984, 4.18 percent, (3.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Chile increased $42,238, 1.4 percent, (2.98 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 74.19 percent of all these Typewriter ribbons, ink pads exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $75.98 million of the $102.42 million total.

All totaled, 37.69 percent of all these Typewriter ribbons, ink pads exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $38.6 million of the $102.42 million total