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

Imports: Misc. coloring preparations and materials

Misc. coloring preparations and materials, the No. 365 import by value totaled $74.34 million for the month of March, $215.8 million through March 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$85.12 M
2Germany$25.41 M
3China$17.13 M
4Japan$16.75 M
5Spain$7.88 M
6Belgium$7.11 M
7United Kingdom$6.82 M
8Australia$6.54 M
9Saudi Arabia$6.11 M
10South Korea$4.7 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $215.8 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $27,736,921
2Port of Newark $26,461,589
3Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $20,952,805
4Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $18,937,047
5Port of Charleston $15,330,613
6Port of Houston $13,098,395
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $11,001,406
8Port of Los Angeles $10,702,777
9Port of Virginia $10,035,135
10Port of New York $8,660,288

U.S. imports of Misc. coloring preparations and materials increased 3.09 percent through March to $215.8 million

U.S. imports of Misc. coloring preparations and materials increased 3.09 percent from $209.34 million to $215.8 million through the first three 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 365 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 376 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 March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 China, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Spain. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. 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 – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $85,118,157
2Germany $25,410,946
3China $17,134,449
4Japan $16,751,064
5Spain $7,875,866
6Belgium $7,108,532
7United Kingdom $6,820,589
8Australia $6,537,859
9Saudi Arabia $6,111,268
10South Korea $4,695,204

January – March 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 three months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 22.89 percent compared to last year to $27.74 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 12.07 percent compared to last year to $26.46 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 20.8 percent compared to last year to $20.95 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 2.44 percent compared to last year to $18.94 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 17.32 percent compared to last year to $15.33 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 $9.26 million, 12.21 percent, (39.44 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany decreased $3.34 million, 11.61 percent, (11.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $17.48 million, 50.51 percent, (7.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan increased $909,218, 5.74 percent, (7.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Spain increased $2.66 million, 50.95 percent, (3.65 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 70.57 percent of all these Misc. coloring preparations and materials imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $152.29 million of the $215.8 million total.

All totaled, 50.7 percent of all these Misc. coloring preparations and materials imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $109.42 million of the $215.8 million total