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

Imports: Oil-based pigments for paints

Oil-based pigments for paints, the No. 707 import by value totaled $14.42 million for the month of August, $128.03 million through August of 2019, and $194.88 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
1Germany$28.7 M
2China$25.94 M
3Canada$17.07 M
4Malaysia$8.95 M
5Japan$7.79 M
6Taiwan$4.88 M
7United Kingdom$4.71 M
8Sweden$4.7 M
9France$4.09 M
10South Korea$3.79 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $128.03 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $25,327,691
2Port of Los Angeles $17,337,876
3Port of Charleston $14,332,331
4Port of Virginia $11,569,235
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $10,011,910
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $4,843,382
7John F. Kennedy International Airport $4,825,193
8Chicago O’Hare International Airport $4,199,146
9Port of Long Beach $4,141,915
10Port Everglades, Fla. $3,391,514

U.S. imports of Oil-based pigments for paints increased 2.35 percent through August to $128.03 million

U.S. imports of Oil-based pigments for paints increased 2.35 percent from $125.09 million to $128.03 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 707 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 710 for the last full year with a total value of $194.88 million, a $20.03 million, 11.46 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 China, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Malaysia and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 China, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Malaysia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $28,700,979
2China $25,941,237
3Canada $17,071,776
4Malaysia $8,949,110
5Japan $7,793,771
6Taiwan $4,876,847
7United Kingdom $4,711,610
8Sweden $4,701,468
9France $4,093,251
10South Korea $3,786,472

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $12,042,858
2Charleston $8,541,892
3Detroit $8,084,097
4Los Angeles $7,383,783
5Norfolk $5,151,025
6Cleveland $4,075,910
7Seattle $3,721,866
8Chicago $3,584,269
9St. Louis $3,289,257
10Wilmington $3,084,381

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 of Newark rose 1.96 percent compared to last year to $25.33 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 23.8 percent compared to last year to $17.34 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 11.71 percent compared to last year to $14.33 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 9.53 percent compared to last year to $11.57 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 111.78 percent compared to last year to $10.01 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 Germany decreased $2.49 million, 7.98 percent, (22.42 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $854,956, 3.19 percent, (20.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $3 million, 21.33 percent, (13.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Malaysia decreased $872,168, 8.88 percent, (6.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan decreased $2.2 million, 22.05 percent, (6.09 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 69.09 percent of all these Oil-based pigments for paints imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $88.46 million of the $128.03 million total.

All totaled, 61.38 percent of all these Oil-based pigments for paints imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $78.58 million of the $128.03 million total