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

Imports: Misc. coloring preparations and materials

Misc. coloring preparations and materials, the No. 389 import by value totaled $56.86 million for the month of February, $117.3 million through February of 2020, and $833.66 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
1Canada$42.04 M
2Germany$14.09 M
3China$10.48 M
4Japan$7.96 M
5Mexico$7.79 M
6Belgium$7.05 M
7Spain$5.3 M
8Czech Republic$2.48 M
9Italy$2.41 M
10South Korea$2.16 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $117.3 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $16,085,096
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $12,793,069
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $11,653,950
4Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $10,328,667
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $7,815,369
6Port Laredo $7,781,100
7Port of Charleston $7,748,310
8Port of Houston $6,385,054
9Port of Los Angeles $5,199,124
10Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $4,831,618

U.S. imports of Misc. coloring preparations and materials decreased 17.08 percent through February to $117.3 million

U.S. imports of Misc. coloring preparations and materials decreased 17.08 percent from $141.46 million to $117.3 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 389 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 372 for the last full year with a total value of $833.66 million, a $131.42 million, 13.62 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 China, 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 Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 China, 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 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y..

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $42,041,381
2Germany $14,085,849
3China $10,481,549
4Japan $7,964,193
5Mexico $7,788,916
6Belgium $7,046,696
7Spain $5,304,266
8Czech Republic $2,480,426
9Italy $2,407,291
10South Korea $2,159,895

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $11,849,043
2Ogdensburg, N.Y. $9,827,505
3New York City $8,339,987
4Charleston $6,213,869
5Atlanta/Savannah $4,644,202
6Cleveland $3,370,965
7Laredo $2,747,989
8Philadelphia $2,692,122
9Houston $2,631,651
10Chicago $2,518,585

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 7.76 percent compared to last year to $16.09 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 27.92 percent compared to last year to $12.79 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 13.76 percent compared to last year to $11.65 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. fell 24.78 percent compared to last year to $10.33 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 20.82 percent compared to last year to $7.82 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 decreased $14.47 million, 25.6 percent, (35.84 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany decreased $3.53 million, 20.05 percent, (12.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $2.62 million, 19.98 percent, (8.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan decreased $2.13 million, 21.09 percent, (6.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico increased $5.29 million, 212.16 percent, (6.64 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 70.21 percent of all these Misc. coloring preparations and materials imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $82.36 million of the $117.3 million total.

All totaled, 50.02 percent of all these Misc. coloring preparations and materials imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $58.68 million of the $117.3 million total