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

Imports: Typewriter ribbons, ink pads

Typewriter ribbons, ink pads, the No. 932 import by value totaled $4.06 million for the month of March, $12.19 million through March of 2019, and $49.11 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
1China$4.63 M
2Japan$2.61 M
3Indonesia$2.29 M
4Mexico$741,717
5Malaysia$462,156
6South Korea$259,867
7Taiwan$242,287
8Austria$196,547
9Singapore$135,069
10United Kingdom$94,326
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $12.19 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $4,773,552
2Chicago O’Hare International Airport $1,146,575
3Port of Newark $728,529
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $728,075
5Port of Long Beach $596,599
6Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $507,506
7Los Angeles International Airport $479,380
8Port of Tacoma, Wash. $447,496
9Port of Houston $397,883
10Port of Virginia $391,495

U.S. imports of Typewriter ribbons, ink pads increased 15.48 percent through March to $12.19 million

U.S. imports of Typewriter ribbons, ink pads increased 15.48 percent from $10.55 million to $12.19 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 932 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 959 for the last full year with a total value of $49.11 million, a $515,993, 1.06 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Indonesia, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Malaysia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Malaysia, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $4,634,030
2Japan $2,605,078
3Indonesia $2,286,361
4Mexico $741,717
5Malaysia $462,156
6South Korea $259,867
7Taiwan $242,287
8Austria $196,547
9Singapore $135,069
10United Kingdom $94,326

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $5,949,242
2Chicago $2,294,824
3Atlanta/Savannah $1,298,515
4New York City $1,017,846
5Cleveland $825,975
6San Diego $738,720
7New Orleans $582,842
8Seattle $525,643
9Houston $508,107
10Miami $451,947

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 Los Angeles rose 1.5 percent compared to last year to $4.77 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 550.67 percent compared to last year to $1.15 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 26.07 percent compared to last year to $728,529.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 72.89 percent compared to last year to $728,075.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 11.15 percent compared to last year to $596,599.

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 decreased $777,739, 14.37 percent, (38.03 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $515,727, 24.68 percent, (21.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Indonesia increased $2.29 million, 0 percent, (18.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $126,659, 20.59 percent, (6.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Malaysia decreased $416,217, 47.38 percent, (3.79 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 88.05 percent of all these Typewriter ribbons, ink pads imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $10.73 million of the $12.19 million total.

All totaled, 65.43 percent of all these Typewriter ribbons, ink pads imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $7.97 million of the $12.19 million total