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

Imports: Oil-based pigments for paints

Oil-based pigments for paints, the No. 680 import by value totaled $16.31 million for the month of February, $34.72 million through February 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
1China$10.68 M
2Germany$7.53 M
3Canada$3.88 M
4Malaysia$2.4 M
5Taiwan$1.83 M
6Japan$1.63 M
7United Kingdom$1.08 M
8Poland$863,920
9France$704,382
10South Korea$687,552
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $34.72 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $5,894,729
2Port of Los Angeles $5,615,236
3Port of Virginia $3,816,917
4Port of Charleston $3,013,846
5Port of Long Beach $1,890,935
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $1,735,270
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $1,461,845
8John F. Kennedy International Airport $1,269,944
9Port Everglades, Fla. $918,616
10Port of Boston $835,326

U.S. imports of Oil-based pigments for paints increased 4.66 percent through February to $34.72 million

U.S. imports of Oil-based pigments for paints increased 4.66 percent from $33.17 million to $34.72 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 680 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 687 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 February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Malaysia and No. 5 Taiwan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Malaysia and No. 5 Japan. 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 – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $10,680,654
2Germany $7,533,876
3Canada $3,882,836
4Malaysia $2,404,005
5Taiwan $1,829,867
6Japan $1,630,264
7United Kingdom $1,076,647
8Poland $863,920
9France $704,382
10South Korea $687,552

January – February 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 two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 11.12 percent compared to last year to $5.89 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 24.14 percent compared to last year to $5.62 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 15.24 percent compared to last year to $3.82 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 7.86 percent compared to last year to $3.01 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 16.27 percent compared to last year to $1.89 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 China increased $2 million, 23.03 percent, (30.76 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany decreased $447,574, 5.61 percent, (21.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $716,921, 22.64 percent, (11.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Malaysia decreased $729,949, 23.29 percent, (6.92 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Taiwan increased $1.09 million, 146.92 percent, (5.27 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 75.84 percent of all these Oil-based pigments for paints imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $26.33 million of the $34.72 million total.

All totaled, 58.28 percent of all these Oil-based pigments for paints imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $20.23 million of the $34.72 million total