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

Imports: Typewriter ribbons, ink pads

Typewriter ribbons, ink pads, the No. 944 import by value totaled $4.13 million for the month of October, $41.04 million through October of 2018, and $48.6 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$18.95 M
2Japan$8.21 M
3Malaysia$2.81 M
4Mexico$2.51 M
5Indonesia$1.94 M
6United Kingdom$1.33 M
7Taiwan$1.09 M
8Austria$875,776
9South Korea$770,610
10Hong Kong$412,058
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $41.04 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $17,582,253
2Port of Newark $3,973,621
3Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $1,864,830
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $1,802,187
5Port of Long Beach $1,709,861
6Port of Tacoma, Wash. $1,645,590
7Port Miami $1,527,495
8Chicago O’Hare International Airport $1,426,841
9Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $1,078,467
10Port of Houston $930,285

U.S. imports of Typewriter ribbons, ink pads increased 4.39 percent through October to $41.04 million

U.S. imports of Typewriter ribbons, ink pads increased 4.39 percent from $39.31 million to $41.04 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 944 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 944 for the last full year with a total value of $48.6 million, a $23.13 million, 32.24 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Malaysia, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Indonesia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., 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 Mexico, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port Miami, No. 4 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. and No. 5 Port of Houston.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $18,952,640
2Japan $8,214,331
3Malaysia $2,810,470
4Mexico $2,506,854
5Indonesia $1,940,164
6United Kingdom $1,334,183
7Taiwan $1,087,020
8Austria $875,776
9South Korea $770,610
10Hong Kong $412,058

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $3,525,423
2Chicago $949,274
3New York City $629,223
4Atlanta/Savannah $428,182
5Cleveland $399,432
6Miami $371,135
7San Diego $336,976
8Seattle $335,788
9New Orleans $233,245
10Houston $205,730

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 Los Angeles rose 15.76 percent compared to last year to $17.58 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 10.06 percent compared to last year to $3.97 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 3.68 percent compared to last year to $1.86 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 1169.02 percent compared to last year to $1.8 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 23.26 percent compared to last year to $1.71 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 $1.2 million, 6.75 percent, (46.18 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $226,933, 2.84 percent, (20.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Malaysia increased $1.5 million, 114.53 percent, (6.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico decreased $1.68 million, 40.07 percent, (6.11 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Indonesia increased $1.85 million, 2097.79 percent, (4.73 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 83.88 percent of all these Typewriter ribbons, ink pads imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $34.42 million of the $41.04 million total.

All totaled, 65.63 percent of all these Typewriter ribbons, ink pads imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $26.93 million of the $41.04 million total