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

Exports: Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard

Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard, the No. 79 export by value totaled $312.18 million for the month of December, $4.14 billion through December of 2018, and $3.41 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
1Mexico$696.22 M
2China$503.97 M
3Canada$496.13 M
4Italy$212.57 M
5Guatemala$180.32 M
6Costa Rica$176.69 M
7Ecuador$174.01 M
8Turkey$118.68 M
9Spain$109.72 M
10South Korea$107.82 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $4.14 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $1,290,081,747
2Port Laredo $451,841,690
3Port of Charleston $314,031,461
4Port of Gulfport, Miss. $209,985,172
5Port of Tacoma, Wash. $163,631,490
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $99,819,475
7Port of Seattle, Wash. $98,034,392
8Port of New Orleans $94,983,521
9Port of Mobile, Ala. $88,360,937
10Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $86,655,839

U.S. exports of Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard increased 21.38 percent through December to $4.14 billion

U.S. exports of Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard increased 21.38 percent from $3.41 billion to $4.14 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 79 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 92 for the last full year with a total value of $3.41 billion, a $398.27 million, 13.23 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 Guatemala. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Port of Gulfport, Miss. and No. 5 Port of Tacoma, Wash..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 Guatemala. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Port of Gulfport, Miss. and No. 5 Port of Tacoma, Wash..

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $696,220,510
2China $503,971,187
3Canada $496,125,993
4Italy $212,567,660
5Guatemala $180,317,123
6Costa Rica $176,688,486
7Ecuador $174,011,937
8Turkey $118,683,724
9Spain $109,720,082
10South Korea $107,822,444

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1SAVANNAH, GA $549,232,194
2LAREDO, TX $221,662,600
3SEATTLE, WA $160,773,694
4MOBILE, AL $150,486,442
5CHARLESTON, SC $149,528,944
6TAMPA, FL $88,840,010
7DETROIT, MI $70,323,142
8NOGALES, AZ $51,735,192
9PHILADELPHIA, PA $50,547,136
10HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $45,780,042

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 34.78 percent compared to last year to $1.29 billion.
  • Port Laredo rose 15.76 percent compared to last year to $451.84 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 3.38 percent compared to last year to $314.03 million.
  • Port of Gulfport, Miss. rose 24.78 percent compared to last year to $209.99 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 5.35 percent compared to last year to $163.63 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 Mexico increased $76.6 million, 12.36 percent, (16.83 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 China increased $181.33 million, 56.2 percent, (12.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada increased $37.57 million, 8.19 percent, (11.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Italy increased $31.07 million, 17.12 percent, (5.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Guatemala increased $34.81 million, 23.92 percent, (4.36 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 50.5 percent of all these Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $2.09 billion of the $4.14 billion total.

All totaled, 58.73 percent of all these Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $2.43 billion of the $4.14 billion total