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

Exports: Children’s picture, drawing or coloring books

Children's picture, drawing or coloring books, the No. 878 export by value totaled $4.88 million for the month of October, $37.51 million through October of 2018, and $50.16 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
1Canada$26.14 M
2China$2.58 M
3United Kingdom$2.38 M
4Japan$1.42 M
5Mexico$722,959
6Australia$708,088
7Taiwan$620,516
8South Korea$472,220
9India$444,844
10New Zealand$287,522
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U.S. exports of Children’s picture, drawing or coloring books decreased 10.31 percent through October to $37.51 million

U.S. exports of Children’s picture, drawing or coloring books decreased 10.31 percent from $41.83 million to $37.51 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 878 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 866 for the last full year with a total value of $50.16 million, a $5.67 million, 10.16 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 China, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $26,135,659
2China $2,577,745
3United Kingdom $2,378,935
4Japan $1,419,949
5Mexico $722,959
6Australia $708,088
7Taiwan $620,516
8South Korea $472,220
9India $444,844
10New Zealand $287,522

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $2,468,070
2Low Value Shipments $1,045,107
3New York City $859,965
4Los Angeles $566,254
5Buffalo $226,958
6Pembina, N.D. $215,624
7Seattle $151,786
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $128,660
9Chicago $107,393
10Laredo $65,960

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:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 0.64 percent compared to last year to $10.14 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 4.71 percent compared to last year to $6.05 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 19.87 percent compared to last year to $4.92 million.
  • Port of New York rose 1.87 percent compared to last year to $3.28 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 20.85 percent compared to last year to $2.53 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 decreased $3.74 million, 12.51 percent, (69.67 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 China increased $413,447, 19.1 percent, (6.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 United Kingdom increased $47,396, 2.03 percent, (6.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan increased $128,461, 9.95 percent, (3.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Mexico decreased $927,176, 56.19 percent, (1.93 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 88.59 percent of all these Children’s picture, drawing or coloring books exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $33.24 million of the $37.51 million total.

All totaled, 71.74 percent of all these Children’s picture, drawing or coloring books exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $26.91 million of the $37.51 million total