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

Imports: Oil-based pigments for paints

Oil-based pigments for paints, the No. 712 import by value totaled $15.55 million for the month of October, $156.54 million through October of 2018, and $174.85 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
1Germany$39.51 M
2China$34.45 M
3Canada$17.76 M
4Malaysia$11.19 M
5Japan$11.18 M
6France$5.37 M
7Taiwan$5.1 M
8South Korea$4.79 M
9United Kingdom$3.84 M
10Poland$3.45 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $156.54 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $30,425,179
2Port of Los Angeles $29,212,087
3Port of Charleston $16,256,770
4Port of Virginia $15,561,846
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $9,077,188
6John F. Kennedy International Airport $7,451,329
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $6,243,998
8Port of Long Beach $5,334,436
9Port Everglades, Fla. $3,733,509
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $3,491,801

U.S. imports of Oil-based pigments for paints increased 9.58 percent through October to $156.54 million

U.S. imports of Oil-based pigments for paints increased 9.58 percent from $142.86 million to $156.54 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 712 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 715 for the last full year with a total value of $174.85 million, a $2.04 million, 1.15 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October 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 Port Huron Blue Water 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 Ireland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $39,506,018
2China $34,452,866
3Canada $17,758,233
4Malaysia $11,186,978
5Japan $11,181,450
6France $5,373,495
7Taiwan $5,096,205
8South Korea $4,790,225
9United Kingdom $3,839,542
10Poland $3,453,902

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $6,626,777
2Detroit $3,715,363
3Norfolk $3,384,714
4Charleston $3,097,765
5Los Angeles $2,681,225
6Cleveland $2,125,621
7Chicago $2,051,765
8Wilmington $1,623,893
9Seattle $1,585,938
10Miami $1,262,071

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 of Newark rose 18.55 percent compared to last year to $30.43 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 57.39 percent compared to last year to $29.21 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 26.56 percent compared to last year to $16.26 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 29.91 percent compared to last year to $15.56 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 13.81 percent compared to last year to $9.08 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 increased $2.48 million, 6.7 percent, (25.24 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $10.72 million, 45.17 percent, (22.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $2.78 million, 18.56 percent, (11.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Malaysia increased $6.21 million, 124.81 percent, (7.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan increased $554,611, 5.22 percent, (7.14 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 72.88 percent of all these Oil-based pigments for paints imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $114.09 million of the $156.54 million total.

All totaled, 64.22 percent of all these Oil-based pigments for paints imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $100.53 million of the $156.54 million total