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

Imports: Children’s picture, drawing or coloring books

Children's picture, drawing or coloring books, the No. 578 import by value totaled $34.5 million for the month of October, $280.36 million through October of 2018, and $276.14 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$240.3 M
2Mexico$14.72 M
3Hong Kong$5.15 M
4Malaysia$4.63 M
5Germany$3.34 M
6United Arab Emirates$2.33 M
7India$1.72 M
8United Kingdom$1.4 M
9South Korea$1.17 M
10Vietnam$1.01 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $280.36 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $75,101,618
2Port of Long Beach $50,408,863
3Chicago O’Hare International Airport $42,710,731
4Port of Newark $24,086,140
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $17,242,803
6Pharr International Bridge in Texas $14,663,263
7Port of Virginia $8,862,574
8Port of Tacoma, Wash. $7,982,709
9Port of Oakland, Calif. $6,697,408
10Port of Seattle, Wash. $6,187,831

U.S. imports of Children’s picture, drawing or coloring books increased 22.49 percent through October to $280.36 million

U.S. imports of Children’s picture, drawing or coloring books increased 22.49 percent from $228.89 million to $280.36 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 578 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 601 for the last full year with a total value of $276.14 million, a $43.34 million, 13.57 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $240,304,291
2Mexico $14,716,290
3Hong Kong $5,150,388
4Malaysia $4,629,314
5Germany $3,344,507
6United Arab Emirates $2,331,626
7India $1,720,398
8United Kingdom $1,401,294
9South Korea $1,170,932
10Vietnam $1,006,588

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Chicago $17,867,740
2Los Angeles $5,813,596
3Dallas $4,269,020
4New York City $4,228,734
5Seattle $1,619,488
6Norfolk $1,599,779
7San Francisco $1,594,603
8Laredo $1,442,162
9St. Louis $1,241,295
10Atlanta/Savannah $1,176,831

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 4.29 percent compared to last year to $75.1 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 122.46 percent compared to last year to $50.41 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 3.37 percent compared to last year to $42.71 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 14.89 percent compared to last year to $24.09 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 194.95 percent compared to last year to $17.24 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 $44.5 million, 22.73 percent, (85.71 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $3.85 million, 35.49 percent, (5.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Hong Kong decreased $1.26 million, 19.61 percent, (1.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Malaysia increased $1.3 million, 38.86 percent, (1.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $3.27 million, 4521.53 percent, (1.19 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 95.64 percent of all these Children’s picture, drawing or coloring books imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $268.14 million of the $280.36 million total.

All totaled, 74.74 percent of all these Children’s picture, drawing or coloring books imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $209.55 million of the $280.36 million total