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

Exports: Photographic chemicals

Photographic chemicals, the No. 321 export by value totaled $40.36 million for the month of July, $332.53 million through July of 2020, and $595.31 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
1China$59.32 M
2Taiwan$54.45 M
3Ireland$26.92 M
4South Korea$22.3 M
5Japan$21.98 M
6Mexico$21.29 M
7Belgium$20.84 M
8Israel$19.47 M
9Singapore$18.54 M
10Hong Kong$11.11 M
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U.S. exports of Photographic chemicals decreased 4.25 percent through July to $332.53 million

U.S. exports of Photographic chemicals decreased 4.25 percent from $347.29 million to $332.53 million through the first seven 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 321 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 338 for the last full year with a total value of $595.31 million, a $11.42 million, 1.96 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Taiwan, No. 3 Ireland, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 San Francisco International Airport, Calif., No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Taiwan, No. 2 China, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Ireland and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 San Francisco International Airport, Calif. and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 19.52 percent compared to last year to $126.39 million.
  • Port of New York fell 17.82 percent compared to last year to $40.68 million.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. rose 35.32 percent compared to last year to $24.56 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 10.95 percent compared to last year to $14.53 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 33.33 percent compared to last year to $14.22 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 China increased $18 million, 43.56 percent, (17.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Taiwan increased $7.98 million, 17.18 percent, (16.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Ireland decreased $7.27 million, 21.26 percent, (8.1 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 South Korea increased $3.4 million, 17.98 percent, (6.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan increased $4.22 million, 23.78 percent, (6.61 percent market share).

All totaled, 55.63 percent of all these Photographic chemicals exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $184.98 million of the $332.53 million total.

All totaled, 66.28 percent of all these Photographic chemicals exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $220.39 million of the $332.53 million total