Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through March 2020.

Exports: Dense wood blocks, plates and strips

Dense wood blocks, plates and strips, the No. 1110 export by value totaled $394,660 for the month of March, $1.27 million through March of 2020, and $6.16 million for all of 2019, 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
1Mexico$486,017
2Canada$344,355
3Guatemala$276,500
4Taiwan$43,641
5Japan$37,794
6Vietnam$34,289
7Costa Rica$20,728
8Italy$9,924
9United Kingdom$5,655
10The Netherlands$4,507
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January – March 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.27 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Eagle Pass $363,632
2Port of New Orleans $276,500
3Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $63,016
4Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $62,992
5Low-Valued Imports and Exports $61,323
6Port of Long Beach $59,289
7El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $58,954
8Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $55,298
9Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $47,950
10Port of Boston $43,641

U.S. exports of Dense wood blocks, plates and strips decreased 27.51 percent through March to $1.27 million

U.S. exports of Dense wood blocks, plates and strips decreased 27.51 percent from $1.75 million to $1.27 million through the first three months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 1110 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1091 for the last full year with a total value of $6.16 million, a $2.23 million, 26.58 percent decrease from the 2018 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Guatemala, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Eagle Pass, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y., No. 4 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. and No. 5 Low-Valued Imports and Exports.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Eagle Pass, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

January – March 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $486,017
2Canada $344,355
3Guatemala $276,500
4Taiwan $43,641
5Japan $37,794
6Vietnam $34,289
7Costa Rica $20,728
8Italy $9,924
9United Kingdom $5,655
10The Netherlands $4,507

January – March 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LAREDO, TX $305,448
2BOSTON, MA $101,796
3LOS ANGELES, CA $60,450
4BUFFALO, NY $50,930
5DETROIT, MI $36,724
6OGDENSBURG, NY $35,156
7EL PASO, TX $22,552
8LOW VALUE $19,106
9PORTLAND, ME $9,918
10SEATTLE, WA $0

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Eagle Pass rose 83.25 percent compared to last year to $363,632.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 8215.79 percent compared to last year to $276,500.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. totaled $63,016. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 613.47 percent compared to last year to $62,992.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 41.42 percent compared to last year to $61,323.

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 Mexico increased $221,848, 83.98 percent, (38.34 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $90,535, 20.82 percent, (27.16 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Guatemala increased $276,500, 0 percent, (21.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Taiwan increased $19,126, 78.02 percent, (3.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan decreased $408,800, 91.54 percent, (2.98 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 93.74 percent of all these Dense wood blocks, plates and strips exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $1.19 million of the $1.27 million total.

All totaled, 65.27 percent of all these Dense wood blocks, plates and strips exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $827,463 of the $1.27 million total