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

Exports: Misc. coated paper, paperboard

Misc. coated paper, paperboard, the No. 137 export by value totaled $176.32 million for the month of July, $1.31 billion through July of 2019, and $2.36 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
1Canada$358.52 M
2Mexico$231.01 M
3Japan$122.57 M
4China$67.32 M
5South Korea$54.95 M
6United Kingdom$53.37 M
7Taiwan$38.71 M
8Belgium$31.44 M
9Italy$28.04 M
10Germany$27.88 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.31 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $137,439,463
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $126,608,345
3Port of Tacoma, Wash. $109,975,350
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $82,528,889
5Port of Los Angeles $74,367,179
6Port of New York $66,785,732
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $61,522,610
8Port of Houston $58,400,722
9Port of Charleston $55,774,308
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $53,609,163

U.S. exports of Misc. coated paper, paperboard decreased 6.57 percent through July to $1.31 billion

U.S. exports of Misc. coated paper, paperboard decreased 6.57 percent from $1.4 billion to $1.31 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 137 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 131 for the last full year with a total value of $2.36 billion, a $24.55 million, 1.03 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 China and No. 5 South Korea. 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 Los Angeles.

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 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Tacoma, Wash., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Houston.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $358,522,796
2Mexico $231,008,466
3Japan $122,572,804
4China $67,321,542
5South Korea $54,948,723
6United Kingdom $53,369,706
7Taiwan $38,710,189
8Belgium $31,444,003
9Italy $28,039,715
10Germany $27,877,485

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $108,863,964
2Seattle $94,065,933
3Laredo $81,853,526
4Los Angeles $68,837,681
5New York City $50,493,943
6Houston $40,301,653
7Buffalo $34,090,213
8Charleston $31,180,816
9Atlanta/Savannah $28,995,190
10San Diego $25,562,992

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 Laredo rose 2.65 percent compared to last year to $137.44 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 10.24 percent compared to last year to $126.61 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. fell 5.74 percent compared to last year to $109.98 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 0.45 percent compared to last year to $82.53 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 3.68 percent compared to last year to $74.37 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 $6.49 million, 1.84 percent, (27.37 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $5.38 million, 2.28 percent, (17.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan decreased $3.5 million, 2.78 percent, (9.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China decreased $21.21 million, 23.96 percent, (5.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 South Korea decreased $5.36 million, 8.88 percent, (4.19 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 63.69 percent of all these Misc. coated paper, paperboard exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $834.37 million of the $1.31 billion total.

All totaled, 40.53 percent of all these Misc. coated paper, paperboard exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $530.92 million of the $1.31 billion total