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

Exports: Misc. coated paper, paperboard

Misc. coated paper, paperboard, the No. 131 export by value totaled $164.41 million for the month of December, $2.36 billion through December of 2018, and $2.38 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
1Canada$605.33 M
2Mexico$403.54 M
3Japan$213.52 M
4China$143.57 M
5United Kingdom$110.58 M
6South Korea$102.64 M
7Taiwan$77.33 M
8Belgium$58.64 M
9Germany$46.77 M
10Italy$45.78 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.36 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $230,495,340
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $202,700,251
3Port of Tacoma, Wash. $200,913,216
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $137,734,835
5Port of Houston $125,189,659
6Port of New York $124,849,228
7Port of Los Angeles $123,562,271
8Port of Charleston $120,761,405
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $114,828,769
10Port of Long Beach $107,546,423

U.S. exports of Misc. coated paper, paperboard decreased 1.03 percent through December to $2.36 billion

U.S. exports of Misc. coated paper, paperboard decreased 1.03 percent from $2.38 billion to $2.36 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 131 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 128 for the last full year with a total value of $2.38 billion, a $97.1 million, 4.25 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 China and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Tacoma, Wash., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Houston.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 China and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Tacoma, Wash., No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of New York.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $605,334,789
2Mexico $403,541,536
3Japan $213,521,143
4China $143,574,809
5United Kingdom $110,575,431
6South Korea $102,644,374
7Taiwan $77,331,820
8Belgium $58,644,043
9Germany $46,768,126
10Italy $45,778,849

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1DETROIT, MI $151,996,948
2SEATTLE, WA $144,920,358
3LAREDO, TX $120,273,004
4LOS ANGELES, CA $101,395,308
5NEW YORK CITY, NY $78,884,372
6HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $60,253,640
7BUFFALO, NY $50,851,310
8CHARLESTON, SC $47,299,484
9SAVANNAH, GA $44,647,928
10SAN DIEGO, CA $40,164,652

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 8.95 percent compared to last year to $230.5 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 2.71 percent compared to last year to $202.7 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. fell 10.16 percent compared to last year to $200.91 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 5.22 percent compared to last year to $137.73 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 0.06 percent compared to last year to $125.19 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 Canada increased $475,033, 0.08 percent, (25.69 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $2.49 million, 0.61 percent, (17.13 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan decreased $36.15 million, 14.48 percent, (9.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China decreased $11.71 million, 7.54 percent, (6.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $4.65 million, 4.04 percent, (4.69 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 62.67 percent of all these Misc. coated paper, paperboard exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $1.48 billion of the $2.36 billion total.

All totaled, 38.07 percent of all these Misc. coated paper, paperboard exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $897.03 million of the $2.36 billion total