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

Exports: Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade

Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade, the No. 63 export by value totaled $417.51 million for the month of December, $4.94 billion through December 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$1.14 B
2Mexico$531.76 M
3Japan$378.1 M
4Italy$255.47 M
5Canada$228.06 M
6Indonesia$177.63 M
7Turkey$175.91 M
8South Korea$153.83 M
9The Netherlands$151.85 M
10India$149.01 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $4.94 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $1,506,863,198
2Port of Virginia $645,219,618
3Port of Mobile, Ala. $624,862,644
4Port of Charleston $538,032,991
5Port Laredo $347,495,274
6Port of Wilmington, N.C. $181,121,855
7Port of Eastport, Maine $123,391,519
8Port of Seattle, Wash. $113,898,211
9Port of New Orleans $101,374,659
10El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $73,596,072

U.S. exports of Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade increased 9.50 percent through December to $4.94 billion

U.S. exports of Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade increased 9.50 percent from $4.51 billion to $4.94 billion 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 63 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 65 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 December 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $1,139,072,992
2Mexico $531,755,200
3Japan $378,096,323
4Italy $255,472,568
5Canada $228,058,297
6Indonesia $177,627,410
7Turkey $175,907,688
8South Korea $153,832,150
9The Netherlands $151,850,566
10India $149,005,504

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1SAVANNAH, GA $745,943,576
2MOBILE, AL $307,473,394
3NORFOLK, VA $299,175,442
4CHARLESTON, SC $265,781,714
5LAREDO, TX $177,321,574
6PORTLAND, ME $95,350,802
7WILMINGTON, NC $82,606,424
8SEATTLE, WA $73,205,390
9TAMPA, FL $73,169,374
10OGDENSBURG, NY $46,762,342

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 7.6 percent compared to last year to $1.51 billion.
  • Port of Virginia rose 2.93 percent compared to last year to $645.22 million.
  • Port of Mobile, Ala. fell 8.66 percent compared to last year to $624.86 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 14.43 percent compared to last year to $538.03 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 37.26 percent compared to last year to $347.5 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. exports to No. 1 China decreased $131.86 million, 10.38 percent, (23.06 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $128.09 million, 31.73 percent, (10.77 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $41.24 million, 12.24 percent, (7.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Italy increased $36.94 million, 16.9 percent, (5.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Canada increased $32.21 million, 16.45 percent, (4.62 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 51.27 percent of all these Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $2.53 billion of the $4.94 billion total.

All totaled, 74.15 percent of all these Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $3.66 billion of the $4.94 billion total