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

Imports: Photographic chemicals

Photographic chemicals, the No. 425 import by value totaled $46.68 million for the month of October, $569.69 million through October of 2018, and $683.36 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
1Japan$484.87 M
2South Korea$35.61 M
3Spain$11.23 M
4Canada$9.98 M
5Belgium$9.92 M
6China$8.33 M
7Germany$2.43 M
8Taiwan$2 M
9United Kingdom$1.49 M
10Ireland$1.34 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $569.69 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $187,502,145
2Port of Newark $74,844,805
3Port of Virginia $66,161,817
4San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $56,957,489
5Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas $40,666,051
6John F. Kennedy International Airport $38,225,114
7Port of Los Angeles $34,355,621
8Port of Oakland, Calif. $12,392,467
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $10,014,720
10Los Angeles International Airport $9,159,955

U.S. imports of Photographic chemicals increased 4.42 percent through October to $569.69 million

U.S. imports of Photographic chemicals increased 4.42 percent from $545.6 million to $569.69 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 425 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 421 for the last full year with a total value of $683.36 million, a $10.45 million, 1.51 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading 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.

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $484,866,627
2South Korea $35,614,231
3Spain $11,230,271
4Canada $9,975,902
5Belgium $9,917,726
6China $8,328,969
7Germany $2,430,671
8Taiwan $2,001,689
9United Kingdom $1,492,048
10Ireland $1,337,151

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $49,131,395
2Norfolk $19,089,970
3New York City $18,194,863
4San Francisco $11,970,414
5Dallas $7,943,828
6Los Angeles $7,603,124
7Cleveland $2,228,088
8Boston $1,856,146
9Seattle $1,839,602
10New Orleans $1,692,820

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:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 16.01 percent compared to last year to $187.5 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 7.71 percent compared to last year to $74.84 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 34.07 percent compared to last year to $66.16 million.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. fell 15.41 percent compared to last year to $56.96 million.
  • Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas fell 8 percent compared to last year to $40.67 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 $18.2 million, 3.9 percent, (85.11 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 South Korea increased $1.07 million, 3.08 percent, (6.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Spain increased $5.23 million, 87.25 percent, (1.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada decreased $117,323, 1.16 percent, (1.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Belgium increased $2.05 million, 26.05 percent, (1.74 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 96.83 percent of all these Photographic chemicals imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $551.6 million of the $569.69 million total.

All totaled, 74.8 percent of all these Photographic chemicals imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $426.13 million of the $569.69 million total