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

Exports: Water-based paints and varnishes

Water-based paints and varnishes, the No. 272 export by value totaled $71.55 million for the month of February, $136.93 million through February of 2019, and $880.94 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
1Canada$76.86 M
2Mexico$32.45 M
3China$2.25 M
4Trinidad and Tobago$1.51 M
5Chile$1.4 M
6Bahamas$1.29 M
7Australia$1.28 M
8United Kingdom$1.19 M
9Japan$1.1 M
10El Salvador$1.02 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $136.93 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $20,781,015
2Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $19,350,991
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $17,066,421
4Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $9,806,029
5Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $8,100,023
6Low-Valued Imports and Exports $7,773,786
7Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $4,293,830
8Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $3,159,796
9Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $3,067,394
10Port Everglades, Fla. $3,052,033

U.S. exports of Water-based paints and varnishes increased 5.34 percent through February to $136.93 million

U.S. exports of Water-based paints and varnishes increased 5.34 percent from $129.98 million to $136.93 million through the first two 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 272 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 283 for the last full year with a total value of $880.94 million, a $31.41 million, 3.70 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Trinidad and Tobago and No. 5 Chile. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Bahamas and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash..

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $76,864,776
2Mexico $32,447,577
3China $2,252,238
4Trinidad and Tobago $1,508,625
5Chile $1,399,842
6Bahamas $1,290,122
7Australia $1,282,506
8United Kingdom $1,187,216
9Japan $1,098,950
10El Salvador $1,024,664

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $51,242,962
2Detroit $49,871,459
3Buffalo $30,030,424
4Seattle $19,725,202
5Low Value Shipments $13,833,681
6Los Angeles $13,785,389
7Miami $13,621,136
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $12,909,216
9New York City $8,175,902
10San Diego $7,029,815

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 19.44 percent compared to last year to $20.78 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 26.89 percent compared to last year to $19.35 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 2 percent compared to last year to $17.07 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 12.29 percent compared to last year to $9.81 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 9.37 percent compared to last year to $8.1 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 Canada increased $2.39 million, 3.2 percent, (56.14 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $2.33 million, 7.74 percent, (23.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China decreased $2.5 million, 52.59 percent, (1.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Trinidad and Tobago increased $1 million, 197.39 percent, (1.1 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Chile increased $478,339, 51.91 percent, (1.02 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 83.6 percent of all these Water-based paints and varnishes exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $114.47 million of the $136.93 million total.

All totaled, 54.85 percent of all these Water-based paints and varnishes exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $75.1 million of the $136.93 million total