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

Imports: Photographic chemicals

Photographic chemicals, the No. 403 import by value totaled $51.67 million for the month of February, $122.73 million through February 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$110.25 M
2South Korea$6.19 M
3Spain$1.57 M
4Belgium$1.46 M
5Canada$1.15 M
6China$752,432
7Taiwan$358,878
8Germany$305,452
9United Kingdom$190,729
10The Netherlands$108,084
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $122.73 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $42,571,582
2Port of Virginia $16,146,069
3Port of Newark $15,548,350
4San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $11,904,243
5John F. Kennedy International Airport $8,947,339
6Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas $8,530,544
7Port of Los Angeles $7,436,267
8Port of Oakland, Calif. $2,607,704
9Seattle-Tacoma International Airport $1,658,573
10Los Angeles International Airport $1,236,834

U.S. imports of Photographic chemicals decreased 2.92 percent through February to $122.73 million

U.S. imports of Photographic chemicals decreased 2.92 percent from $126.43 million to $122.73 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 403 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 393 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 February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Spain, No. 4 Belgium and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 San Francisco International Airport, Calif. and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Spain, No. 4 China 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 – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $110,251,681
2South Korea $6,187,219
3Spain $1,573,073
4Belgium $1,462,441
5Canada $1,151,702
6China $752,432
7Taiwan $358,878
8Germany $305,452
9United Kingdom $190,729
10The Netherlands $108,084

January – February 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 two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 12.94 percent compared to last year to $42.57 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 20.68 percent compared to last year to $16.15 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 17.36 percent compared to last year to $15.55 million.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. rose 21.59 percent compared to last year to $11.9 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 57.43 percent compared to last year to $8.95 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 decreased $2.27 million, 2.02 percent, (89.83 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 South Korea decreased $155,679, 2.45 percent, (5.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Spain decreased $432,990, 21.58 percent, (1.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Belgium decreased $150,674, 9.34 percent, (1.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada decreased $87,326, 7.05 percent, (0.94 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 98.28 percent of all these Photographic chemicals imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $120.63 million of the $122.73 million total.

All totaled, 77.5 percent of all these Photographic chemicals imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $95.12 million of the $122.73 million total