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

Imports: Typewriter ribbons, ink pads

Typewriter ribbons, ink pads, the No. 934 import by value totaled $4.67 million for the month of July, $30.61 million through July 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$11.72 M
2Japan$6.53 M
3Indonesia$5.38 M
4Mexico$1.81 M
5Malaysia$1.21 M
6Taiwan$720,144
7South Korea$567,974
8Austria$560,880
9United Kingdom$378,007
10France$316,204
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $30.61 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $11,219,642
2Chicago O’Hare International Airport $1,954,561
3Port of Newark $1,939,912
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $1,648,084
5Port of Virginia $1,496,732
6Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $1,383,490
7Port of Tacoma, Wash. $1,345,300
8Port of Houston $1,200,045
9Port of Long Beach $1,154,033
10Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $907,594

U.S. imports of Typewriter ribbons, ink pads increased 12.48 percent through July to $30.61 million

U.S. imports of Typewriter ribbons, ink pads increased 12.48 percent from $27.21 million to $30.61 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 934 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 946 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 July 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 Virginia.

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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $11,717,527
2Japan $6,534,036
3Indonesia $5,375,661
4Mexico $1,809,040
5Malaysia $1,208,105
6Taiwan $720,144
7South Korea $567,974
8Austria $560,880
9United Kingdom $378,007
10France $316,204

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 1.36 percent compared to last year to $11.22 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 180.31 percent compared to last year to $1.95 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 35.85 percent compared to last year to $1.94 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 44.11 percent compared to last year to $1.65 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 245.65 percent compared to last year to $1.5 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 decreased $1.36 million, 10.42 percent, (38.28 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $783,250, 13.62 percent, (21.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Indonesia increased $4.96 million, 1184.97 percent, (17.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $270,440, 17.58 percent, (5.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Malaysia decreased $535,997, 30.73 percent, (3.95 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 87.04 percent of all these Typewriter ribbons, ink pads imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $26.64 million of the $30.61 million total.

All totaled, 59.65 percent of all these Typewriter ribbons, ink pads imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $18.26 million of the $30.61 million total