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

Imports: Photographic chemicals

Photographic chemicals, the No. 415 import by value totaled $57.65 million for the month of August, $469.02 million through August of 2019, and $675.03 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
1Japan$413.32 M
2South Korea$25.56 M
3Belgium$6.78 M
4Spain$6.63 M
5Canada$5.36 M
6China$4.19 M
7Taiwan$1.72 M
8Germany$1.69 M
9United Kingdom$1.12 M
10The Netherlands$709,720
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $469.02 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $154,863,036
2Port of Newark $69,226,345
3Port of Virginia $62,396,799
4San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $44,513,498
5Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas $34,955,011
6John F. Kennedy International Airport $28,090,370
7Port of Los Angeles $25,744,777
8Port of Oakland, Calif. $10,495,232
9Port of New York $5,721,341
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $5,461,072

U.S. imports of Photographic chemicals increased 1.08 percent through August to $469.02 million

U.S. imports of Photographic chemicals increased 1.08 percent from $463.99 million to $469.02 million through the first eight 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 415 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 422 for the last full year with a total value of $675.03 million, a $8.33 million, 1.22 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 Spain and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 San Francisco International Airport, Calif. and No. 5 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Spain, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 San Francisco International Airport, Calif. and No. 5 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $413,323,354
2South Korea $25,559,397
3Belgium $6,784,836
4Spain $6,632,544
5Canada $5,357,851
6China $4,189,136
7Taiwan $1,724,577
8Germany $1,693,130
9United Kingdom $1,124,737
10The Netherlands $709,720

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $74,201,152
2New York City $42,548,694
3Norfolk $31,133,176
4San Francisco $28,775,442
5Dallas $15,610,052
6Los Angeles $13,059,148
7Cleveland $4,831,510
8Seattle $4,355,655
9New Orleans $3,886,495
10Boston $3,676,970

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 4.28 percent compared to last year to $154.86 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 23.63 percent compared to last year to $69.23 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 18.14 percent compared to last year to $62.4 million.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. fell 0.43 percent compared to last year to $44.51 million.
  • Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas rose 7.3 percent compared to last year to $34.96 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 Japan increased $17.6 million, 4.45 percent, (88.13 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 South Korea decreased $2.39 million, 8.55 percent, (5.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Belgium decreased $1.3 million, 16.07 percent, (1.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Spain decreased $3.01 million, 31.2 percent, (1.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada decreased $3.31 million, 38.16 percent, (1.14 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 97.58 percent of all these Photographic chemicals imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $457.66 million of the $469.02 million total.

All totaled, 78.03 percent of all these Photographic chemicals imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $365.95 million of the $469.02 million total