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

Imports: Synethic, organic coloring matter

Synethic, organic coloring matter, the No. 349 import by value totaled $79.5 million for the month of March, $228.75 million through March of 2019, and $977.1 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
1India$60.36 M
2China$42.58 M
3Germany$38.68 M
4Switzerland$16.76 M
5Japan$12.9 M
6South Korea$11.44 M
7Mexico$9.84 M
8Canada$9.4 M
9Taiwan$5.42 M
10Indonesia$4.4 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $228.75 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $60,807,998
2Port of Charleston $46,419,295
3Port of Virginia $26,816,060
4Port of Los Angeles $14,568,067
5Chicago O’Hare International Airport $11,896,169
6Port Laredo $10,296,083
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $8,977,271
8Port of Tacoma, Wash. $4,898,001
9John F. Kennedy International Airport $4,579,534
10Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $3,373,500

U.S. imports of Synethic, organic coloring matter decreased 1.96 percent through March to $228.75 million

U.S. imports of Synethic, organic coloring matter decreased 1.96 percent from $233.33 million to $228.75 million through the first three 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 349 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 342 for the last full year with a total value of $977.1 million, a $107.58 million, 12.37 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 India, No. 2 China, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Switzerland and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 India, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Switzerland and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1India $60,355,799
2China $42,581,494
3Germany $38,683,668
4Switzerland $16,762,057
5Japan $12,898,316
6South Korea $11,437,304
7Mexico $9,836,290
8Canada $9,403,441
9Taiwan $5,424,736
10Indonesia $4,404,407

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $65,090,340
2Chicago $57,732,479
3Charleston $53,544,597
4Cleveland $30,512,526
5Atlanta/Savannah $19,496,268
6Laredo $15,328,232
7Los Angeles $12,920,216
8Wilmington $9,929,119
9St. Louis $9,462,402
10Detroit $7,804,697

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 1.3 percent compared to last year to $60.81 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 27.21 percent compared to last year to $46.42 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 7.7 percent compared to last year to $26.82 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 2.21 percent compared to last year to $14.57 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 39.11 percent compared to last year to $11.9 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 India increased $6.19 million, 11.42 percent, (26.38 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $16.01 million, 27.33 percent, (18.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $2.33 million, 6.42 percent, (16.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Switzerland increased $1.82 million, 12.16 percent, (7.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan increased $3.89 million, 43.12 percent, (5.64 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 74.88 percent of all these Synethic, organic coloring matter imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $171.28 million of the $228.75 million total.

All totaled, 70.17 percent of all these Synethic, organic coloring matter imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $160.51 million of the $228.75 million total