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

Imports: Misc. coloring preparations and materials

Misc. coloring preparations and materials, the No. 366 import by value totaled $73.03 million for the month of July, $515.07 million through July of 2019, and $965.08 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
1Canada$198.19 M
2Germany$66.71 M
3Japan$38.73 M
4China$36.33 M
5Belgium$24.79 M
6Spain$21.55 M
7Mexico$15.49 M
8Australia$13.7 M
9United Kingdom$13.11 M
10Saudi Arabia$9.62 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $515.07 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $74,853,488
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $65,909,062
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $45,536,712
4Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $45,286,156
5Port of Charleston $39,186,871
6Port of Houston $32,344,302
7Port of Los Angeles $23,570,478
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $23,530,593
9Port of Virginia $19,227,567
10Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $17,366,159

U.S. imports of Misc. coloring preparations and materials decreased 6.85 percent through July to $515.07 million

U.S. imports of Misc. coloring preparations and materials decreased 6.85 percent from $552.96 million to $515.07 million through the first seven 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 366 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 353 for the last full year with a total value of $965.08 million, a $130.15 million, 15.59 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 China 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 Charleston.

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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $198,188,370
2Germany $66,711,992
3Japan $38,725,591
4China $36,334,999
5Belgium $24,787,457
6Spain $21,551,496
7Mexico $15,494,971
8Australia $13,701,188
9United Kingdom $13,108,108
10Saudi Arabia $9,615,543

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $60,414,337
2New York City $41,363,260
3Ogdensburg, N.Y. $37,274,994
4Chicago $23,975,483
5Atlanta/Savannah $20,894,073
6Charleston $18,715,671
7Houston $14,913,200
8Cleveland $12,775,241
9Laredo $10,958,181
10Los Angeles $10,093,949

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 3.47 percent compared to last year to $74.85 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 9.99 percent compared to last year to $65.91 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 0.69 percent compared to last year to $45.54 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 4.96 percent compared to last year to $45.29 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 14.82 percent compared to last year to $39.19 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 $13.46 million, 7.29 percent, (38.48 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany decreased $5.53 million, 7.66 percent, (12.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan decreased $2.23 million, 5.44 percent, (7.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $71.9 million, 66.43 percent, (7.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Belgium increased $8.19 million, 49.34 percent, (4.81 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 70.82 percent of all these Misc. coloring preparations and materials imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $364.75 million of the $515.07 million total.

All totaled, 52.57 percent of all these Misc. coloring preparations and materials imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $270.77 million of the $515.07 million total