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

Imports: Photo plates, film, exposed and developed

Photo plates, film, exposed and developed, the No. 625 import by value totaled $25.21 million for the month of December, $275.82 million through December 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$130.3 M
2Japan$72.9 M
3South Korea$60.76 M
4Taiwan$4.05 M
5Canada$2.74 M
6France$1.35 M
7Belgium$1.33 M
8United Kingdom$804,295
9China$532,482
10Singapore$428,146
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U.S. imports of Photo plates, film, exposed and developed increased 17.69 percent through December to $275.82 million

U.S. imports of Photo plates, film, exposed and developed increased 17.69 percent from $234.36 million to $275.82 million in 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 625 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 646 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 December 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 Japan, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 The Netherlands. 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $130,304,963
2Japan $72,902,282
3South Korea $60,761,891
4Taiwan $4,048,994
5Canada $2,743,694
6France $1,352,950
7Belgium $1,334,671
8United Kingdom $804,295
9China $532,482
10Singapore $428,146

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $34,530,770
2Dallas $18,926,238
3Cleveland $3,902,963
4San Francisco $2,725,999
5New Orleans $2,351,785
6Los Angeles $780,265
7Seattle $410,102
8Anchorage $347,637
9Buffalo $321,095
10Phoenix/Nogales $275,622

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 17.11 percent compared to last year to $120.12 million.
  • Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas rose 44.5 percent compared to last year to $103.34 million.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. rose 22.77 percent compared to last year to $15.23 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio fell 28 percent compared to last year to $14.13 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 34.04 percent compared to last year to $7.01 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 increased $20.37 million, 18.53 percent, (47.24 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $17.72 million, 32.12 percent, (26.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea increased $7.58 million, 14.25 percent, (22.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Taiwan decreased $1.64 million, 28.86 percent, (1.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada increased $610,020, 28.59 percent, (0.99 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 98.17 percent of all these Photo plates, film, exposed and developed imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $270.76 million of the $275.82 million total.

All totaled, 94.2 percent of all these Photo plates, film, exposed and developed imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $259.84 million of the $275.82 million total