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

Exports: Water-based paints and varnishes

Water-based paints and varnishes, the No. 267 export by value totaled $59.87 million for the month of May, $332.59 million through May of 2020, and $940.11 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
1Canada$200.56 M
2Mexico$70.22 M
3China$8.29 M
4Bahamas$3.71 M
5Japan$3.59 M
6South Korea$3.4 M
7Chile$2.33 M
8United Kingdom$1.92 M
9Taiwan$1.88 M
10Australia$1.8 M
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U.S. exports of Water-based paints and varnishes decreased 12.46 percent through May to $332.59 million

U.S. exports of Water-based paints and varnishes decreased 12.46 percent from $379.93 million to $332.59 million through the first five 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 267 through May among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 264 for the last full year with a total value of $940.11 million, a $59.17 million, 6.72 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Bahamas and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. and No. 5 Low-Valued Imports and Exports.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Bahamas and No. 5 Chile. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. and No. 5 Low-Valued Imports and Exports.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 9.97 percent compared to last year to $49.08 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 1.19 percent compared to last year to $48.84 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 10.37 percent compared to last year to $46.95 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 3.87 percent compared to last year to $23.69 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 7.87 percent compared to last year to $20.64 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 from No. 1 Canada increased $27.03 million, 5.54 percent, (154.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 Mexico increased $23.59 million, 11.54 percent, (68.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 China decreased $5.46 million, 14.99 percent, (9.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 Bahamas increased $411,102, 4.24 percent, (3.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 Japan increased $265,241, 3.6 percent, (2.3 percent market share).

All totaled, 84.19 percent of all these Water-based paints and varnishes exports from the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $791.44 million of the $940.11 million total.

All totaled, 56.88 percent of all these Water-based paints and varnishes exports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $189.19 million of the $332.59 million total