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

Imports: Oil-based dyes for paints

Oil-based dyes for paints, the No. 439 import by value totaled $50.03 million for the month of February, $103.78 million through February 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$37.38 M
2Japan$14.95 M
3Germany$12.69 M
4Mexico$7.29 M
5China$3.43 M
6The Netherlands$3.11 M
7South Korea$2.82 M
8Italy$2.75 M
9United Kingdom$2.44 M
10Belgium$2.33 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $103.78 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $19,194,940
2Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $9,545,166
3Port of Newark $9,516,715
4Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $6,935,064
5Port Laredo $6,808,896
6Port of Los Angeles $6,047,724
7Port of Virginia $4,597,103
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $4,519,913
9Port of Houston $4,449,595
10Port of Charleston $3,554,618

U.S. imports of Oil-based dyes for paints increased 0.30 percent through February to $103.78 million

U.S. imports of Oil-based dyes for paints increased 0.30 percent from $103.47 million to $103.78 million through the first two 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 439 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 433 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 February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 China. 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 Laredo.

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 Port of Newark, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $37,380,867
2Japan $14,948,434
3Germany $12,692,587
4Mexico $7,285,833
5China $3,428,331
6The Netherlands $3,109,759
7South Korea $2,823,902
8Italy $2,754,557
9United Kingdom $2,442,440
10Belgium $2,331,182

January – February 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 two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 17.23 percent compared to last year to $19.19 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 2.32 percent compared to last year to $9.55 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 0.84 percent compared to last year to $9.52 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 36.32 percent compared to last year to $6.94 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 15.19 percent compared to last year to $6.81 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 $435,946, 1.18 percent, (36.02 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan decreased $1.69 million, 10.15 percent, (14.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany decreased $938,131, 6.88 percent, (12.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $1.15 million, 18.83 percent, (7.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China increased $254,674, 8.02 percent, (3.3 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 72.97 percent of all these Oil-based dyes for paints imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $75.74 million of the $103.78 million total.

All totaled, 50.1 percent of all these Oil-based dyes for paints imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $52 million of the $103.78 million total