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

Imports: Synethic, organic coloring matter

Synethic, organic coloring matter, the No. 361 import by value totaled $81.02 million for the month of July, $530.63 million through July 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$140.72 M
2China$95.21 M
3Germany$92.93 M
4Switzerland$36.64 M
5Japan$28.25 M
6South Korea$26.91 M
7Mexico$24.54 M
8Canada$19.96 M
9Taiwan$13.66 M
10Indonesia$10.24 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $530.63 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $147,271,694
2Port of Charleston $98,550,934
3Port of Virginia $56,674,250
4Port of Los Angeles $32,036,685
5Chicago O’Hare International Airport $28,404,202
6Port Laredo $25,167,951
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $21,668,246
8John F. Kennedy International Airport $11,747,732
9Port of Tacoma, Wash. $11,469,145
10Port of New York $9,856,535

U.S. imports of Synethic, organic coloring matter decreased 5.71 percent through July to $530.63 million

U.S. imports of Synethic, organic coloring matter decreased 5.71 percent from $562.76 million to $530.63 million through the first seven 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 361 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 347 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 July 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1India $140,715,760
2China $95,207,630
3Germany $92,930,268
4Switzerland $36,638,083
5Japan $28,250,510
6South Korea $26,906,448
7Mexico $24,544,407
8Canada $19,956,855
9Taiwan $13,662,083
10Indonesia $10,235,443

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 3.89 percent compared to last year to $147.27 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 8.38 percent compared to last year to $98.55 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 7.32 percent compared to last year to $56.67 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 9.79 percent compared to last year to $32.04 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 44.68 percent compared to last year to $28.4 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 $11.86 million, 9.21 percent, (26.52 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $49.84 million, 34.36 percent, (17.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $9.9 million, 11.93 percent, (17.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Switzerland increased $1.06 million, 2.97 percent, (6.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan increased $1.44 million, 5.38 percent, (5.32 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 74.2 percent of all these Synethic, organic coloring matter imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $393.74 million of the $530.63 million total.

All totaled, 68.4 percent of all these Synethic, organic coloring matter imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $362.94 million of the $530.63 million total