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

Imports: Children’s picture, drawing or coloring books

Children's picture, drawing or coloring books, the No. 573 import by value totaled $28.57 million for the month of December, $336.68 million through December of 2018, and $276.14 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1China$291.2 M
2Mexico$17.13 M
3Hong Kong$5.43 M
4Malaysia$5.24 M
5Germany$3.46 M
6United Arab Emirates$2.64 M
7India$2.05 M
8United Kingdom$1.45 M
9Thailand$1.3 M
10South Korea$1.22 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $336.68 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $87,867,298
2Port of Long Beach $61,315,685
3Chicago O’Hare International Airport $54,209,596
4Port of Newark $28,716,201
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $19,872,739
6Pharr International Bridge in Texas $17,069,947
7Port of Virginia $10,241,514
8Port of Tacoma, Wash. $8,967,126
9Port of Seattle, Wash. $7,968,719
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $7,805,926

U.S. imports of Children’s picture, drawing or coloring books increased 21.92 percent through December to $336.68 million

U.S. imports of Children’s picture, drawing or coloring books increased 21.92 percent from $276.14 million to $336.68 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 573 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 601 for the last full year with a total value of $276.14 million, a $43.34 million, 13.57 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Hong Kong, No. 4 Malaysia and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Hong Kong, No. 4 Malaysia and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Tacoma, Wash..

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $291,197,787
2Mexico $17,125,888
3Hong Kong $5,428,794
4Malaysia $5,236,365
5Germany $3,464,426
6United Arab Emirates $2,640,124
7India $2,052,152
8United Kingdom $1,453,006
9Thailand $1,300,688
10South Korea $1,220,723

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Chicago $28,683,504
2Los Angeles $8,359,578
3New York City $6,944,823
4Dallas $5,320,913
5St. Louis $3,564,123
6Atlanta/Savannah $3,159,552
7Laredo $2,479,363
8San Francisco $2,396,812
9Norfolk $2,175,605
10Seattle $2,143,689

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 0.74 percent compared to last year to $87.87 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 108.2 percent compared to last year to $61.32 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 2.25 percent compared to last year to $54.21 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 19.96 percent compared to last year to $28.72 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 191.66 percent compared to last year to $19.87 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. imports from No. 1 China increased $53.93 million, 22.73 percent, (86.49 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $4.5 million, 35.62 percent, (5.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Hong Kong decreased $1.57 million, 22.4 percent, (1.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Malaysia increased $420,369, 8.73 percent, (1.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $3.36 million, 3082.31 percent, (1.03 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 95.77 percent of all these Children’s picture, drawing or coloring books imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $322.45 million of the $336.68 million total.

All totaled, 74.84 percent of all these Children’s picture, drawing or coloring books imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $251.98 million of the $336.68 million total