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

Exports: Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard

Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard, the No. 96 export by value totaled $261.64 million for the month of July, $2 billion through July of 2019, and $4.14 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
1Mexico$386.04 M
2Canada$300.33 M
3China$195.47 M
4Italy$105.55 M
5Costa Rica$95.39 M
6Guatemala$93.06 M
7Ecuador$74.02 M
8Taiwan$51.07 M
9Spain$50.37 M
10South Korea$47.83 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $521,412,517
2Port Laredo $237,230,519
3Port of Charleston $146,631,111
4Port of Gulfport, Miss. $108,766,907
5Port of Tacoma, Wash. $88,240,807
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $59,020,921
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $55,221,639
8Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $50,263,865
9Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $50,241,190
10Port of Seattle, Wash. $47,178,100

U.S. exports of Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard decreased 15.73 percent through July to $2 billion

U.S. exports of Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard decreased 15.73 percent from $2.37 billion to $2 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 96 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 82 for the last full year with a total value of $4.14 billion, a $728.63 million, 21.38 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 Costa Rica. 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 China, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 Costa Rica. 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $386,038,325
2Canada $300,326,896
3China $195,465,418
4Italy $105,545,444
5Costa Rica $95,388,473
6Guatemala $93,061,029
7Ecuador $74,019,594
8Taiwan $51,073,496
9Spain $50,366,288
10South Korea $47,826,049

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $368,854,544
2Laredo $157,771,837
3Seattle $110,394,716
4Mobile $109,689,761
5Charleston $95,177,370
6Jacksonville/Tampa $53,666,658
7Detroit $50,482,977
8Phoenix/Nogales $35,038,406
9Buffalo $32,019,499
10Houston $31,705,142

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 Savannah, Ga. fell 29.67 percent compared to last year to $521.41 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 11.3 percent compared to last year to $237.23 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 24.11 percent compared to last year to $146.63 million.
  • Port of Gulfport, Miss. fell 10.94 percent compared to last year to $108.77 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. fell 4.13 percent compared to last year to $88.24 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 decreased $8.28 million, 2.1 percent, (19.31 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $19.46 million, 6.93 percent, (15.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China decreased $88.97 million, 31.28 percent, (9.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Italy decreased $11.73 million, 10 percent, (5.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Costa Rica decreased $16.32 million, 14.61 percent, (4.77 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 54.15 percent of all these Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $1.08 billion of the $2 billion total.

All totaled, 55.13 percent of all these Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $1.1 billion of the $2 billion total