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

Imports: Photo plates, film, exposed and developed

Photo plates, film, exposed and developed, the No. 622 import by value totaled $23 million for the month of March, $65.84 million through March of 2019, and $275.82 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$32.97 M
2Japan$16.66 M
3South Korea$13.15 M
4Canada$1.33 M
5Taiwan$653,443
6France$334,206
7Norway$200,000
8United Kingdom$174,571
9Italy$164,612
10Singapore$126,086
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U.S. imports of Photo plates, film, exposed and developed increased 4.56 percent through March to $65.84 million

U.S. imports of Photo plates, film, exposed and developed increased 4.56 percent from $62.97 million to $65.84 million through the first three 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 622 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 633 for the last full year with a total value of $275.82 million, a $41.46 million, 17.69 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Taiwan. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, No. 3 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 4 San Francisco International Airport, Calif. and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, No. 3 San Francisco International Airport, Calif., No. 4 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $32,972,338
2Japan $16,657,410
3South Korea $13,147,046
4Canada $1,327,211
5Taiwan $653,443
6France $334,206
7Norway $200,000
8United Kingdom $174,571
9Italy $164,612
10Singapore $126,086

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $38,520,161
2Dallas $27,920,320
3Cleveland $5,566,604
4San Francisco $3,278,289
5New Orleans $2,441,436
6Los Angeles $907,642
7Seattle $697,130
8Buffalo $450,605
9Anchorage $392,622
10Boston $310,145

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 11.14 percent compared to last year to $31.93 million.
  • Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas rose 55.93 percent compared to last year to $24.15 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 14.65 percent compared to last year to $3.96 million.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. fell 60.75 percent compared to last year to $1.6 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 52.97 percent compared to last year to $1.33 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 $3 million, 8.35 percent, (50.08 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $2.75 million, 19.74 percent, (25.3 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea increased $3.73 million, 39.57 percent, (19.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $789,094, 146.64 percent, (2.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Taiwan decreased $999,442, 60.47 percent, (0.99 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 98.35 percent of all these Photo plates, film, exposed and developed imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $64.76 million of the $65.84 million total.

All totaled, 95.63 percent of all these Photo plates, film, exposed and developed imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $62.96 million of the $65.84 million total