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

Exports: Chemical wood pulp, dissolving grades

Chemical wood pulp, dissolving grades, the No. 268 export by value totaled $92.11 million for the month of December, $932.79 million through December of 2018, and $959.48 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 Markets

RankCountryYTD
1China$354.88 M
2Indonesia$157.1 M
3Japan$146.18 M
4India$70.49 M
5Belgium$53.7 M
6Germany$49.9 M
7South Korea$21.03 M
8Switzerland$16.14 M
9Czech Republic$14.38 M
10Brazil$10.9 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $932.79 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $537,033,736
2Port of Tacoma, Wash. $129,198,267
3Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $86,362,986
4Port of Mobile, Ala. $78,176,295
5Port of Los Angeles $43,979,668
6Port of Brunswick, Ga. $12,598,424
7Port of Long Beach $10,697,018
8Port of New York $8,098,822
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $7,230,365
10Port Laredo $6,849,907

U.S. exports of Chemical wood pulp, dissolving grades decreased 2.78 percent through December to $932.79 million

U.S. exports of Chemical wood pulp, dissolving grades decreased 2.78 percent from $959.48 million to $932.79 million in 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 268 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 253 for the last full year with a total value of $959.48 million, a $63.06 million, 7.03 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 Indonesia, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 India and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Tacoma, Wash., No. 3 Port of Jacksonville, Fla., No. 4 Port of Mobile, Ala. and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 Indonesia, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Tacoma, Wash., No. 3 Port of Mobile, Ala., No. 4 Port of Jacksonville, Fla. and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $354,882,389
2Indonesia $157,101,497
3Japan $146,183,348
4India $70,489,740
5Belgium $53,702,064
6Germany $49,901,855
7South Korea $21,032,376
8Switzerland $16,135,074
9Czech Republic $14,383,237
10Brazil $10,898,501

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1SAVANNAH, GA $261,653,398
2SEATTLE, WA $70,439,652
3TAMPA, FL $48,065,182
4MOBILE, AL $41,536,462
5LOS ANGELES, CA $28,884,172
6DETROIT, MI $4,336,988
7NEW YORK CITY, NY $3,750,836
8DULUTH, MN $2,525,810
9LAREDO, TX $1,512,910
10BUFFALO, NY $30,244

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 7.92 percent compared to last year to $537.03 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 0.37 percent compared to last year to $129.2 million.
  • Port of Jacksonville, Fla. rose 14.75 percent compared to last year to $86.36 million.
  • Port of Mobile, Ala. fell 24.8 percent compared to last year to $78.18 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 40.9 percent compared to last year to $43.98 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 $17.15 million, 4.61 percent, (38.05 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Indonesia increased $23.64 million, 17.71 percent, (16.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $21.67 million, 17.41 percent, (15.67 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 India increased $14.9 million, 26.8 percent, (7.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Belgium increased $3.33 million, 6.62 percent, (5.76 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 83.87 percent of all these Chemical wood pulp, dissolving grades exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $782.36 million of the $932.79 million total.

All totaled, 93.78 percent of all these Chemical wood pulp, dissolving grades exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $874.75 million of the $932.79 million total