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

Imports: Children’s picture, drawing or coloring books

Children's picture, drawing or coloring books, the No. 551 import by value totaled $48.59 million for the month of July, $210.94 million through July of 2019, and $336.68 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1China$184.76 M
2Mexico$11.2 M
3Malaysia$3.25 M
4Hong Kong$2.82 M
5Thailand$1.36 M
6India$1.28 M
7Poland$1.25 M
8United Kingdom$1.1 M
9South Korea$597,066
10Vietnam$540,934
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $210.94 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $54,556,369
2Port of Long Beach $33,410,658
3Chicago O’Hare International Airport $32,378,840
4Port of Newark $25,593,874
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $16,354,388
6Pharr International Bridge in Texas $11,190,005
7Indianapolis International Airport, Ind. $5,762,000
8Port of Oakland, Calif. $5,481,348
9Port of Virginia $4,738,652
10Port of Tacoma, Wash. $3,651,490

U.S. imports of Children’s picture, drawing or coloring books increased 26.83 percent through July to $210.94 million

U.S. imports of Children’s picture, drawing or coloring books increased 26.83 percent from $166.33 million to $210.94 million through the first seven 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 551 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 613 for the last full year with a total value of $336.68 million, a $60.54 million, 21.92 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Malaysia, No. 4 Hong Kong and No. 5 Thailand. 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 United Arab Emirates. 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..

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $184,760,560
2Mexico $11,204,064
3Malaysia $3,252,322
4Hong Kong $2,824,194
5Thailand $1,361,723
6India $1,283,971
7Poland $1,251,443
8United Kingdom $1,096,632
9South Korea $597,066
10Vietnam $540,934

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Chicago $40,198,765
2Los Angeles $11,007,199
3New York City $9,615,104
4St. Louis $6,929,851
5Dallas $6,458,760
6Atlanta/Savannah $4,053,684
7Laredo $3,848,846
8San Francisco $3,176,854
9Norfolk $2,882,546
10Seattle $2,582,007

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:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 19.69 percent compared to last year to $54.56 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 2.45 percent compared to last year to $33.41 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 24.29 percent compared to last year to $32.38 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 93.18 percent compared to last year to $25.59 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 116.72 percent compared to last year to $16.35 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 $40.5 million, 28.08 percent, (87.59 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $1.21 million, 12.12 percent, (5.31 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Malaysia increased $796,919, 32.46 percent, (1.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Hong Kong increased $117,113, 4.33 percent, (1.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Thailand increased $1.02 million, 302.77 percent, (0.65 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 96.42 percent of all these Children’s picture, drawing or coloring books imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $203.4 million of the $210.94 million total.

All totaled, 76.94 percent of all these Children’s picture, drawing or coloring books imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $162.29 million of the $210.94 million total