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

Imports: Synethic, organic coloring matter

Synethic, organic coloring matter, the No. 348 import by value totaled $75.33 million for the month of October, $809.69 million through October of 2018, and $869.52 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
1China$218.33 M
2India$186.69 M
3Germany$118.32 M
4Switzerland$46.43 M
5Mexico$40.71 M
6Japan$37.41 M
7South Korea$31.49 M
8Canada$27.78 M
9France$16.69 M
10Indonesia$16.11 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $809.69 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $201,894,241
2Port of Charleston $135,928,148
3Port of Virginia $82,602,586
4Chicago O’Hare International Airport $66,690,913
5Port of Los Angeles $57,080,115
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $43,780,933
7Port Laredo $41,078,360
8Port of Long Beach $24,466,638
9Port of Chester, Penn. $15,373,535
10Port of Tacoma, Wash. $13,365,139

U.S. imports of Synethic, organic coloring matter increased 10.42 percent through October to $809.69 million

U.S. imports of Synethic, organic coloring matter increased 10.42 percent from $733.28 million to $809.69 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 348 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 345 for the last full year with a total value of $869.52 million, a $2.29 million, 0.26 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading 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.

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 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $218,328,930
2India $186,685,912
3Germany $118,324,554
4Switzerland $46,426,349
5Mexico $40,706,227
6Japan $37,410,423
7South Korea $31,492,566
8Canada $27,780,131
9France $16,685,886
10Indonesia $16,112,133

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $32,342,685
2Chicago $25,312,773
3Charleston $24,270,471
4Cleveland $16,022,010
5Laredo $8,221,683
6Atlanta/Savannah $7,738,457
7Los Angeles $5,784,879
8St. Louis $4,820,639
9Detroit $3,736,257
10Wilmington $3,602,474

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 Newark rose 12.35 percent compared to last year to $201.89 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 14.39 percent compared to last year to $135.93 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 2.73 percent compared to last year to $82.6 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 81.89 percent compared to last year to $66.69 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 1.69 percent compared to last year to $57.08 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 China increased $39.94 million, 22.39 percent, (26.96 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 India increased $24.02 million, 14.76 percent, (23.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $1.5 million, 1.29 percent, (14.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Switzerland increased $328,958, 0.71 percent, (5.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico increased $3.33 million, 8.9 percent, (5.03 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 75.4 percent of all these Synethic, organic coloring matter imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $610.47 million of the $809.69 million total.

All totaled, 67.21 percent of all these Synethic, organic coloring matter imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $544.2 million of the $809.69 million total