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

Imports: Photo plates, film, exposed and developed

Photo plates, film, exposed and developed, the No. 622 import by value totaled $23.8 million for the month of October, $234.58 million through October of 2018, and $234.36 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$114.4 M
2Japan$62.03 M
3South Korea$48.05 M
4Taiwan$3.46 M
5Canada$2.39 M
6France$1.19 M
7Belgium$1.05 M
8United Kingdom$716,430
9China$511,474
10Singapore$344,671
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U.S. imports of Photo plates, film, exposed and developed increased 22.79 percent through October to $234.58 million

U.S. imports of Photo plates, film, exposed and developed increased 22.79 percent from $191.03 million to $234.58 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 622 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 649 for the last full year with a total value of $234.36 million, a $15.02 million, 6.02 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading 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.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Japan, 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 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 4 San Francisco International Airport, Calif. and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $114,395,001
2Japan $62,033,913
3South Korea $48,045,872
4Taiwan $3,461,654
5Canada $2,388,962
6France $1,188,334
7Belgium $1,053,013
8United Kingdom $716,430
9China $511,474
10Singapore $344,671

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $23,156,815
2Dallas $8,779,182
3Cleveland $2,385,040
4San Francisco $2,164,592
5New Orleans $1,988,198
6Los Angeles $628,777
7Seattle $336,744
8Washington, D.C. $251,781
9Buffalo $218,166
10Anchorage $207,795

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:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 27.29 percent compared to last year to $104.77 million.
  • Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas rose 41.81 percent compared to last year to $84.19 million.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. rose 29.45 percent compared to last year to $14.11 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio fell 34.93 percent compared to last year to $11 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 8.22 percent compared to last year to $6.57 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 $27.2 million, 31.2 percent, (48.77 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $17.07 million, 37.96 percent, (26.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea increased $1.37 million, 2.93 percent, (20.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Taiwan decreased $1.7 million, 32.95 percent, (1.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada increased $599,221, 33.48 percent, (1.02 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 98.19 percent of all these Photo plates, film, exposed and developed imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $230.33 million of the $234.58 million total.

All totaled, 94.06 percent of all these Photo plates, film, exposed and developed imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $220.65 million of the $234.58 million total