Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Imports: Synethic, organic coloring matter

Synethic, organic coloring matter, the No. 363 import by value totaled $64.95 million for the month of February, $131.75 million through February of 2020, and $876.03 million for all of 2019, 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$34.6 M
2Germany$23.63 M
3China$19.2 M
4Switzerland$9.67 M
5Mexico$8.27 M
6Japan$7.36 M
7Canada$6.49 M
8Taiwan$4.02 M
9South Korea$3.55 M
10South Africa$2.78 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $131.75 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $36,685,961
2Port of Charleston $19,654,743
3Port of Virginia $12,492,226
4Port Laredo $8,485,895
5Port of Los Angeles $7,039,442
6Chicago O’Hare International Airport $6,114,606
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $5,153,110
8John F. Kennedy International Airport $4,450,190
9Port of New York $3,271,547
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $2,523,626

U.S. imports of Synethic, organic coloring matter decreased 11.73 percent through February to $131.75 million

U.S. imports of Synethic, organic coloring matter decreased 11.73 percent from $149.25 million to $131.75 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 363 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 355 for the last full year with a total value of $876.03 million, a $101.07 million, 10.34 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 India, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 China, 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 Laredo and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, theleading 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 Port Laredo.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1India $34,596,127
2Germany $23,626,382
3China $19,204,660
4Switzerland $9,673,880
5Mexico $8,270,150
6Japan $7,363,115
7Canada $6,489,599
8Taiwan $4,018,431
9South Korea $3,548,265
10South Africa $2,778,480

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $14,031,981
2Charleston $13,546,262
3Chicago $11,536,972
4Cleveland $4,802,366
5Laredo $4,604,713
6Atlanta/Savannah $2,315,898
7Wilmington $2,055,701
8Los Angeles $1,625,665
9Detroit $1,562,732
10Minneapolis $1,286,585

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 Newark fell 12.27 percent compared to last year to $36.69 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 32.84 percent compared to last year to $19.65 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 25.99 percent compared to last year to $12.49 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 48.18 percent compared to last year to $8.49 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 23.81 percent compared to last year to $7.04 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 decreased $3.78 million, 9.84 percent, (26.26 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany decreased $2.77 million, 10.51 percent, (17.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $9.56 million, 33.23 percent, (14.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Switzerland decreased $2.78 million, 22.29 percent, (7.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico increased $2.88 million, 53.43 percent, (6.28 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 72.39 percent of all these Synethic, organic coloring matter imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $95.37 million of the $131.75 million total.

All totaled, 64.03 percent of all these Synethic, organic coloring matter imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $84.36 million of the $131.75 million total