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

Imports: Misc. coloring preparations and materials

Misc. coloring preparations and materials, the No. 352 import by value totaled $87.95 million for the month of December, $965.08 million through December of 2018, and $834.94 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
1Canada$320.72 M
2China$189.16 M
3Germany$133.3 M
4Japan$70.51 M
5Belgium$35.38 M
6Mexico$32.07 M
7Spain$25 M
8United Kingdom$20.79 M
9Czech Republic$16.02 M
10South Korea$14.04 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $965.08 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $138,230,341
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $108,456,116
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $74,153,820
4Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $73,067,571
5Port of Los Angeles $64,270,564
6Port of Charleston $57,008,272
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $48,799,245
8Port of Houston $46,240,831
9Chicago O’Hare International Airport $35,762,480
10Port of Virginia $35,598,466

U.S. imports of Misc. coloring preparations and materials increased 15.59 percent through December to $965.08 million

U.S. imports of Misc. coloring preparations and materials increased 15.59 percent from $834.94 million to $965.08 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 352 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 366 for the last full year with a total value of $834.94 million, a $75.33 million, 9.92 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $320,721,880
2China $189,160,297
3Germany $133,304,602
4Japan $70,505,729
5Belgium $35,381,240
6Mexico $32,074,076
7Spain $25,001,296
8United Kingdom $20,790,505
9Czech Republic $16,022,133
10South Korea $14,044,131

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $43,417,093
2New York City $29,943,298
3Ogdensburg, N.Y. $27,563,263
4Chicago $19,090,002
5Atlanta/Savannah $16,418,535
6Charleston $13,463,705
7Cleveland $9,368,154
8Houston $9,203,583
9Laredo $8,462,614
10Los Angeles $7,720,932

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 14.45 percent compared to last year to $138.23 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 11.26 percent compared to last year to $108.46 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 0.07 percent compared to last year to $74.15 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 2.79 percent compared to last year to $73.07 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 29.02 percent compared to last year to $64.27 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 Canada increased $5.97 million, 1.9 percent, (33.23 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $55.7 million, 41.73 percent, (19.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $20.56 million, 18.23 percent, (13.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan increased $545,440, 0.78 percent, (7.31 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Belgium increased $13.47 million, 61.45 percent, (3.67 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 77.62 percent of all these Misc. coloring preparations and materials imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $749.07 million of the $965.08 million total.

All totaled, 47.48 percent of all these Misc. coloring preparations and materials imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $458.18 million of the $965.08 million total