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

Imports: Oil-based dyes for paints

Oil-based dyes for paints, the No. 440 import by value totaled $59.27 million for the month of October, $542.95 million through October of 2018, and $592.23 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$184.71 M
2Japan$84.41 M
3Germany$77.58 M
4Mexico$31.52 M
5United Kingdom$18.69 M
6The Netherlands$18.04 M
7Italy$16.88 M
8South Korea$16.69 M
9France$13.58 M
10Ireland$11.52 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $542.95 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $78,610,065
2Port of Newark $58,108,580
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $52,659,789
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $45,378,017
5Port of Los Angeles $34,797,747
6Port Laredo $28,345,196
7Port of Virginia $28,105,572
8John F. Kennedy International Airport $22,007,972
9Port of Houston $20,067,574
10San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $15,583,438

U.S. imports of Oil-based dyes for paints increased 10.57 percent through October to $542.95 million

U.S. imports of Oil-based dyes for paints increased 10.57 percent from $491.03 million to $542.95 million through the first 10 months of 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 440 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 441 for the last full year with a total value of $592.23 million, a $8.05 million, 1.38 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading 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.

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $184,708,845
2Japan $84,407,546
3Germany $77,578,817
4Mexico $31,524,225
5United Kingdom $18,692,798
6The Netherlands $18,035,861
7Italy $16,882,732
8South Korea $16,686,650
9France $13,575,909
10Ireland $11,522,940

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $29,228,496
2New York City $11,388,154
3Buffalo $9,156,374
4San Francisco $6,544,130
5Laredo $6,117,429
6Chicago $4,005,388
7Atlanta/Savannah $3,789,602
8Houston $3,659,654
9Los Angeles $3,566,646
10Cleveland $3,466,095

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 17.3 percent compared to last year to $78.61 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 24.23 percent compared to last year to $58.11 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 26.37 percent compared to last year to $52.66 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 7.2 percent compared to last year to $45.38 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 7.52 percent compared to last year to $34.8 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 $21.4 million, 13.1 percent, (34.02 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $2.22 million, 2.7 percent, (15.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $11.97 million, 18.25 percent, (14.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $749,330, 2.43 percent, (5.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom increased $641,196, 3.55 percent, (3.44 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 73.1 percent of all these Oil-based dyes for paints imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $396.91 million of the $542.95 million total.

All totaled, 49.65 percent of all these Oil-based dyes for paints imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $269.55 million of the $542.95 million total