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

Exports: Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade

Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade, the No. 63 export by value totaled $413.76 million for the month of October, $4.13 billion through October of 2018, and $4.51 billion 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 Markets

RankCountryYTD
1China$960.4 M
2Mexico$435.75 M
3Japan$313.13 M
4Italy$222.34 M
5Canada$188.61 M
6Turkey$155.61 M
7Indonesia$148.39 M
8The Netherlands$128.37 M
9South Korea$125.48 M
10Germany$122.28 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $4.13 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $1,264,550,405
2Port of Virginia $537,479,735
3Port of Mobile, Ala. $531,848,283
4Port of Charleston $443,200,842
5Port Laredo $291,259,060
6Port of Wilmington, N.C. $154,512,379
7Port of Eastport, Maine $105,195,170
8Port of Seattle, Wash. $96,232,795
9Port of New Orleans $88,601,856
10El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $60,424,041

U.S. exports of Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade increased 13.50 percent through October to $4.13 billion

U.S. exports of Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade increased 13.50 percent from $3.64 billion to $4.13 billion 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 63 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 66 for the last full year with a total value of $4.51 billion, a $79.33 million, 1.79 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Port of Mobile, Ala., No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port Laredo.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Mobile, Ala., No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port Laredo.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $960,397,415
2Mexico $435,753,867
3Japan $313,126,117
4Italy $222,340,371
5Canada $188,611,613
6Turkey $155,610,154
7Indonesia $148,394,349
8The Netherlands $128,366,753
9South Korea $125,480,730
10Germany $122,278,692

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $240,606,535
2Mobile $112,191,692
3Norfolk $96,788,821
4Charleston $82,557,177
5Laredo $60,385,906
6Wilmington $30,023,339
7Portland, Maine $25,641,845
8Jacksonville/Tampa $24,695,987
9Seattle $22,882,085
10New Orleans $14,784,470

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 Savannah, Ga. rose 14.02 percent compared to last year to $1.26 billion.
  • Port of Virginia rose 4.1 percent compared to last year to $537.48 million.
  • Port of Mobile, Ala. fell 3.27 percent compared to last year to $531.85 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 17.41 percent compared to last year to $443.2 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 46.94 percent compared to last year to $291.26 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. exports to No. 1 China decreased $10.14 million, 1.04 percent, (23.24 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $120.13 million, 38.06 percent, (10.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $33.23 million, 11.87 percent, (7.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Italy increased $39.91 million, 21.88 percent, (5.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Canada increased $28.24 million, 17.61 percent, (4.56 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 51.3 percent of all these Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $2.12 billion of the $4.13 billion total.

All totaled, 74.24 percent of all these Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $3.07 billion of the $4.13 billion total