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

Imports: Children’s picture, drawing or coloring books

Children's picture, drawing or coloring books, the No. 598 import by value totaled $19.07 million for the month of March, $73.45 million through March of 2019, and $336.68 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$65.92 M
2Mexico$2.35 M
3Thailand$853,418
4Hong Kong$850,378
5Malaysia$629,982
6India$414,027
7United Kingdom$347,404
8South Korea$321,234
9United Arab Emirates$315,067
10Taiwan$263,164
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $73.45 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $17,225,939
2Port of Long Beach $13,782,257
3Chicago O’Hare International Airport $11,858,633
4Port of Newark $9,437,423
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $4,613,007
6Port of Oakland, Calif. $3,338,092
7Pharr International Bridge in Texas $2,352,458
8Port of Virginia $1,878,466
9Port of Charleston $1,357,212
10Port of Tacoma, Wash. $1,173,474

U.S. imports of Children’s picture, drawing or coloring books increased 18.13 percent through March to $73.45 million

U.S. imports of Children’s picture, drawing or coloring books increased 18.13 percent from $62.18 million to $73.45 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 598 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 637 for the last full year with a total value of $336.68 million, a $60.54 million, 21.92 percent increase from the 2017 total.

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

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Hong Kong, No. 4 United Arab Emirates and No. 5 Malaysia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $65,920,333
2Mexico $2,352,458
3Thailand $853,418
4Hong Kong $850,378
5Malaysia $629,982
6India $414,027
7United Kingdom $347,404
8South Korea $321,234
9United Arab Emirates $315,067
10Taiwan $263,164

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Chicago $40,198,765
2Los Angeles $11,007,199
3New York City $9,615,104
4St. Louis $6,929,851
5Dallas $6,458,760
6Atlanta/Savannah $4,053,684
7Laredo $3,848,846
8San Francisco $3,176,854
9Norfolk $2,882,546
10Seattle $2,582,007

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 fell 4.33 percent compared to last year to $17.23 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 19.86 percent compared to last year to $13.78 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 24.67 percent compared to last year to $11.86 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 65.8 percent compared to last year to $9.44 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 135.85 percent compared to last year to $4.61 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 $10.49 million, 18.93 percent, (89.75 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $223,901, 8.69 percent, (3.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Thailand increased $708,658, 489.54 percent, (1.16 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Hong Kong decreased $198,967, 18.96 percent, (1.16 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Malaysia increased $27,042, 4.49 percent, (0.86 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 96.13 percent of all these Children’s picture, drawing or coloring books imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $70.61 million of the $73.45 million total.

All totaled, 77.49 percent of all these Children’s picture, drawing or coloring books imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $56.92 million of the $73.45 million total