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

Imports: Food coloring dyes, etc.

Food coloring dyes, etc., the No. 1085 import by value totaled $1.03 million for the month of March, $3.15 million through March of 2019, and $12.58 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
1Peru$1.3 M
2India$1.08 M
3United Kingdom$372,169
4Japan$118,435
5Denmark$96,039
6China$52,000
7Canada$42,969
8France$38,657
9Italy$25,652
10Mexico$5,298
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U.S. imports of Food coloring dyes, etc. increased 13.08 percent through March to $3.15 million

U.S. imports of Food coloring dyes, etc. increased 13.08 percent from $2.78 million to $3.15 million through the first three 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 1085 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1088 for the last full year with a total value of $12.58 million, a $931,697, 8.00 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Peru, No. 2 India, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Denmark. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Miami International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Peru, No. 2 India, No. 3 Denmark, No. 4 France and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Miami International Airport.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Peru $1,304,884
2India $1,082,592
3United Kingdom $372,169
4Japan $118,435
5Denmark $96,039
6China $52,000
7Canada $42,969
8France $38,657
9Italy $25,652
10Mexico $5,298

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $1,629,191
2St. Louis $1,036,128
3Chicago $1,017,387
4Laredo $174,230
5Cleveland $124,216
6Seattle $73,542
7Los Angeles $51,530
8Detroit $51,429
9Miami $44,357
10Baltimore $39,500

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 53.6 percent compared to last year to $695,160.
  • Port of Virginia rose 10.47 percent compared to last year to $440,349.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 35.38 percent compared to last year to $436,388.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 60.74 percent compared to last year to $368,845.
  • Miami International Airport rose 240.07 percent compared to last year to $270,455.

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 Peru increased $53,812, 4.3 percent, (41.45 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 India increased $315,631, 41.15 percent, (34.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 United Kingdom increased $304,666, 451.34 percent, (11.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan increased $4,111, 3.6 percent, (3.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Denmark decreased $136,127, 58.63 percent, (3.05 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 94.48 percent of all these Food coloring dyes, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $2.97 million of the $3.15 million total.

All totaled, 70.24 percent of all these Food coloring dyes, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $2.21 million of the $3.15 million total