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

Imports: Inks

Inks, the No. 522 import by value totaled $33.46 million for the month of February, $67.47 million through February of 2019, and $440.03 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
1Japan$10.64 M
2United Kingdom$8.05 M
3Canada$6.57 M
4Germany$6.24 M
5Israel$5.96 M
6Singapore$5.18 M
7Indonesia$4.85 M
8India$2.79 M
9Switzerland$2.12 M
10France$1.86 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $67.47 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $12,886,502
2Port of Newark $6,812,696
3Port of Virginia $6,593,506
4Port Miami $6,524,850
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $4,383,288
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $3,958,115
7Port of Charleston $3,910,587
8Chicago O’Hare International Airport $2,171,135
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $1,656,592
10Port of New York $1,645,099

U.S. imports of Inks decreased 3.02 percent through February to $67.47 million

U.S. imports of Inks decreased 3.02 percent from $69.56 million to $67.47 million through the first two 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 522 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 508 for the last full year with a total value of $440.03 million, a $15.77 million, 3.72 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Israel. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port Miami and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Israel, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Indonesia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port Miami and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $10,640,736
2United Kingdom $8,051,313
3Canada $6,568,598
4Germany $6,244,924
5Israel $5,964,133
6Singapore $5,181,876
7Indonesia $4,850,684
8India $2,791,218
9Switzerland $2,115,257
10France $1,861,164

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Chicago $18,726,073
2Miami $17,863,551
3New York City $15,738,663
4New Orleans $14,180,759
5Los Angeles $12,944,022
6Atlanta/Savannah $12,584,437
7Norfolk $12,033,387
8Detroit $8,324,936
9Charleston $7,028,544
10Cleveland $4,206,219

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 Los Angeles rose 5.25 percent compared to last year to $12.89 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 8.18 percent compared to last year to $6.81 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 13.42 percent compared to last year to $6.59 million.
  • Port Miami rose 4.06 percent compared to last year to $6.52 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 23.9 percent compared to last year to $4.38 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 Japan decreased $75,244, 0.7 percent, (15.77 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 United Kingdom decreased $115,869, 1.42 percent, (11.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada decreased $429,065, 6.13 percent, (9.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $291,095, 4.89 percent, (9.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Israel decreased $2.32 million, 28.03 percent, (8.84 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 55.54 percent of all these Inks imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $37.47 million of the $67.47 million total.

All totaled, 55.14 percent of all these Inks imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $37.2 million of the $67.47 million total