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

Imports: Food coloring dyes, etc.

Food coloring dyes, etc., the No. 1106 import by value totaled $651,556 for the month of February, $1.42 million through February of 2020, and $11.19 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1India$649,987
2Peru$470,921
3United Kingdom$103,950
4Japan$42,444
5Canada$36,058
6The Netherlands$24,345
7Italy$20,647
8China$20,548
9France$17,426
10Taiwan$14,550
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U.S. imports of Food coloring dyes, etc. decreased 32.97 percent through February to $1.42 million

U.S. imports of Food coloring dyes, etc. decreased 32.97 percent from $2.12 million to $1.42 million through the first two 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 1106 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1084 for the last full year with a total value of $11.19 million, a $1.39 million, 11.04 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 India, No. 2 Peru, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 4 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and No. 5 Houston Int’l Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading 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 Houston Int’l Airport and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1India $649,987
2Peru $470,921
3United Kingdom $103,950
4Japan $42,444
5Canada $36,058
6The Netherlands $24,345
7Italy $20,647
8China $20,548
9France $17,426
10Taiwan $14,550

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Chicago $239,274
2St. Louis $158,745
3Cleveland $141,404
4Seattle $36,096
5New York City $15,669
6Houston $13,118
7Los Angeles $7,675
8Detroit $5,605
9Baltimore $2,595
10Anchorage $0

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 13.26 percent compared to last year to $501,031.
  • Port of Virginia rose 41.27 percent compared to last year to $453,941.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 26.77 percent compared to last year to $82,406.
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport fell 2.31 percent compared to last year to $60,860.
  • Houston Int’l Airport fell 63.98 percent compared to last year to $58,058.

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 India decreased $88,623, 12 percent, (45.81 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Peru decreased $329,578, 41.17 percent, (33.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 United Kingdom decreased $175,931, 62.86 percent, (7.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan decreased $39,127, 47.97 percent, (2.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada increased $2,868, 8.64 percent, (2.54 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 91.85 percent of all these Food coloring dyes, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $1.3 million of the $1.42 million total.

All totaled, 81.49 percent of all these Food coloring dyes, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $1.16 million of the $1.42 million total