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

Exports: Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade

Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade, the No. 66 export by value totaled $388.01 million for the month of July, $2.78 billion through July of 2019, and $4.94 billion 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 Markets

RankCountryYTD
1China$567.86 M
2Mexico$272.44 M
3Japan$218.18 M
4Italy$171.2 M
5Canada$142.41 M
6Indonesia$105.8 M
7Germany$101.64 M
8Turkey$88.11 M
9India$81.79 M
10South Korea$80.26 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.78 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $864,937,411
2Port of Virginia $386,154,383
3Port of Mobile, Ala. $340,824,112
4Port of Charleston $316,726,421
5Port Laredo $171,213,593
6Port of Wilmington, N.C. $94,098,274
7Port of Eastport, Maine $62,995,529
8Port of New Orleans $61,571,357
9Port of Houston $56,688,643
10Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $49,191,156

U.S. exports of Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade decreased 4.04 percent through July to $2.78 billion

U.S. exports of Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade decreased 4.04 percent from $2.89 billion to $2.78 billion through the first seven 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 66 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 63 for the last full year with a total value of $4.94 billion, a $428.69 million, 9.50 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July 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 Virginia, No. 3 Port of Mobile, Ala., No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port Laredo.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $567,863,814
2Mexico $272,435,540
3Japan $218,182,939
4Italy $171,195,451
5Canada $142,405,574
6Indonesia $105,801,782
7Germany $101,643,552
8Turkey $88,110,603
9India $81,788,619
10South Korea $80,264,791

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $485,823,160
2Mobile $205,288,373
3Norfolk $204,528,704
4Charleston $177,389,326
5Laredo $121,564,285
6Wilmington $56,632,815
7Seattle $49,438,823
8Portland, Maine $48,611,530
9Jacksonville/Tampa $43,757,065
10Ogdensburg, N.Y. $34,182,161

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 0.23 percent compared to last year to $864.94 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 7.92 percent compared to last year to $386.15 million.
  • Port of Mobile, Ala. fell 13.03 percent compared to last year to $340.82 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 1.93 percent compared to last year to $316.73 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 19.39 percent compared to last year to $171.21 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 $132.91 million, 18.97 percent, (20.46 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $41.33 million, 13.17 percent, (9.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $10.88 million, 5.25 percent, (7.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Italy increased $24.48 million, 16.68 percent, (6.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Canada increased $11.59 million, 8.86 percent, (5.13 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 49.44 percent of all these Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $1.37 billion of the $2.78 billion total.

All totaled, 74.94 percent of all these Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $2.08 billion of the $2.78 billion total