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

Exports: Misc. cellulose and chemical derivatives

Misc. cellulose and chemical derivatives, the No. 205 export by value totaled $103.62 million for the month of July, $744.88 million through July of 2019, and $1.3 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$126.11 M
2Belgium$92.76 M
3Japan$64.18 M
4India$61.01 M
5South Korea$54.75 M
6Brazil$44.07 M
7Mexico$40.08 M
8Germany$36.12 M
9Canada$35.1 M
10The Netherlands$27.36 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $744.88 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Charleston $302,365,833
2Port of New York $87,403,541
3Port of Virginia $61,742,210
4Port of New Orleans $51,279,363
5Port Laredo $31,163,982
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $29,479,036
7Port of Wilmington, N.C. $24,241,578
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $20,338,788
9Port of Newark $18,572,301
10Port of Los Angeles $13,707,958

U.S. exports of Misc. cellulose and chemical derivatives decreased 0.64 percent through July to $744.88 million

U.S. exports of Misc. cellulose and chemical derivatives decreased 0.64 percent from $749.66 million to $744.88 million 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 205 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 215 for the last full year with a total value of $1.3 billion, a $127.43 million, 10.84 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 Belgium, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 India and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Charleston, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port Laredo.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 Belgium, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Charleston, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $126,110,951
2Belgium $92,757,674
3Japan $64,176,053
4India $61,005,170
5South Korea $54,754,264
6Brazil $44,065,605
7Mexico $40,077,557
8Germany $36,116,831
9Canada $35,097,815
10The Netherlands $27,360,299

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Charleston $131,121,530
2New York City $67,073,473
3Norfolk $38,807,866
4Atlanta/Savannah $37,105,557
5Los Angeles $26,351,646
6New Orleans $20,430,985
7Laredo $17,378,709
8Detroit $14,958,530
9Wilmington $11,690,288
10Buffalo $5,816,050

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 Charleston rose 7.66 percent compared to last year to $302.37 million.
  • Port of New York fell 8.51 percent compared to last year to $87.4 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 1.26 percent compared to last year to $61.74 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 54.16 percent compared to last year to $51.28 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 15.54 percent compared to last year to $31.16 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 $16.78 million, 11.75 percent, (16.93 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Belgium decreased $18.18 million, 16.39 percent, (12.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $8.07 million, 14.38 percent, (8.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 India increased $8.78 million, 16.81 percent, (8.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 South Korea increased $2.17 million, 4.13 percent, (7.35 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 53.54 percent of all these Misc. cellulose and chemical derivatives exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $398.8 million of the $744.88 million total.

All totaled, 71.68 percent of all these Misc. cellulose and chemical derivatives exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $533.95 million of the $744.88 million total