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

Exports: Mechanical wood pulp

Mechanical wood pulp, the No. 952 export by value totaled $3.16 million for the month of May, $8.95 million through May of 2020, and $21.11 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
1China$4.02 M
2Canada$1.68 M
3Australia$1 M
4Thailand$725,604
5Indonesia$234,646
6South Korea$158,522
7Uruguay$140,976
8Panama$136,800
9India$106,660
10New Zealand$91,729
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U.S. exports of Mechanical wood pulp decreased 4.08 percent through May to $8.95 million

U.S. exports of Mechanical wood pulp decreased 4.08 percent from $9.33 million to $8.95 million through the first five 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 952 through May among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 973 for the last full year with a total value of $21.11 million, a $61.36 million, 74.40 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Indonesia, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Pakistan and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Tacoma, Wash., No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. and No. 5 Port of Seattle, Wash..

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 Thailand, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Pakistan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. and No. 5 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y..

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 99.18 percent compared to last year to $4.35 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 3.52 percent compared to last year to $1.26 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 26.25 percent compared to last year to $1.11 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 601.38 percent compared to last year to $954,760.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. fell 27.57 percent compared to last year to $260,108.

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 from No. 1 China decreased $24.92 million, 84.07 percent, (52.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 Indonesia increased $2.24 million, 186.34 percent, (38.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 Canada decreased $251,308, 7.22 percent, (36.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 Pakistan decreased $2.02 million, 59.17 percent, (15.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 Australia decreased $490,213, 29.37 percent, (13.17 percent market share).

All totaled, 66.18 percent of all these Mechanical wood pulp exports from the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $13.97 million of the $21.11 million total.

All totaled, 88.67 percent of all these Mechanical wood pulp exports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $7.94 million of the $8.95 million total