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

Imports: Oil-based dyes for paints

Oil-based dyes for paints, the No. 432 import by value totaled $58.03 million for the month of August, $433.55 million through August of 2019, and $645.84 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$144.77 M
2Japan$64.68 M
3Germany$61.86 M
4Mexico$27.78 M
5Italy$13.82 M
6South Korea$13.79 M
7China$13.32 M
8The Netherlands$12.93 M
9United Kingdom$12.55 M
10France$10.05 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $433.55 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $65,448,245
2Port of Newark $45,388,101
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $39,064,987
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $34,626,121
5Port of Los Angeles $26,048,807
6Port Laredo $24,353,612
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $22,372,404
8Port of Virginia $18,440,029
9Port of Houston $16,802,197
10Port of Charleston $14,855,151

U.S. imports of Oil-based dyes for paints increased 0.27 percent through August to $433.55 million

U.S. imports of Oil-based dyes for paints increased 0.27 percent from $432.38 million to $433.55 million through the first eight 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 432 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 438 for the last full year with a total value of $645.84 million, a $53.61 million, 9.05 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $144,770,795
2Japan $64,677,402
3Germany $61,857,147
4Mexico $27,781,515
5Italy $13,816,010
6South Korea $13,786,755
7China $13,319,581
8The Netherlands $12,932,401
9United Kingdom $12,549,441
10France $10,049,905

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $53,998,420
2New York City $23,684,362
3Buffalo $16,088,552
4San Francisco $12,646,340
5Laredo $11,390,288
6Houston $9,779,624
7Chicago $9,009,274
8Los Angeles $8,074,494
9Atlanta/Savannah $7,732,586
10Norfolk $6,801,466

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 2.7 percent compared to last year to $65.45 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 1.77 percent compared to last year to $45.39 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 14.06 percent compared to last year to $39.06 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 2.8 percent compared to last year to $34.63 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 7.22 percent compared to last year to $26.05 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 $5.54 million, 3.68 percent, (33.39 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan decreased $3.18 million, 4.69 percent, (14.92 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $1.22 million, 2.01 percent, (14.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $3.21 million, 13.09 percent, (6.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy decreased $74,832, 0.54 percent, (3.19 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 72.17 percent of all these Oil-based dyes for paints imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $312.9 million of the $433.55 million total.

All totaled, 48.57 percent of all these Oil-based dyes for paints imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $210.58 million of the $433.55 million total