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

Exports: Misc. cellulose and chemical derivatives

Misc. cellulose and chemical derivatives, the No. 195 export by value totaled $125.45 million for the month of March, $335.22 million through March 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$58.65 M
2Belgium$43.15 M
3India$28.88 M
4Japan$27.28 M
5South Korea$26.95 M
6Brazil$17.71 M
7Mexico$17.46 M
8The Netherlands$14.96 M
9Germany$14.6 M
10Canada$14.39 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $335.22 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Charleston $135,933,095
2Port of New York $38,040,774
3Port of Virginia $29,641,413
4Port of New Orleans $19,298,328
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $15,596,653
6Port Laredo $13,375,011
7Port of Wilmington, N.C. $10,756,199
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $8,391,703
9Port of Los Angeles $8,213,717
10Port of Newark $6,962,187

U.S. exports of Misc. cellulose and chemical derivatives increased 8.12 percent through March to $335.22 million

U.S. exports of Misc. cellulose and chemical derivatives increased 8.12 percent from $310.05 million to $335.22 million through the first three 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 195 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 219 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 March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 Belgium, No. 3 India, No. 4 Japan 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 of Savannah, Ga..

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 – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $58,652,960
2Belgium $43,147,715
3India $28,875,278
4Japan $27,275,497
5South Korea $26,945,526
6Brazil $17,712,990
7Mexico $17,462,576
8The Netherlands $14,955,002
9Germany $14,598,494
10Canada $14,387,731

January – March 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 three months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Charleston rose 28.4 percent compared to last year to $135.93 million.
  • Port of New York fell 3.22 percent compared to last year to $38.04 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 24.7 percent compared to last year to $29.64 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 28.24 percent compared to last year to $19.3 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 48.32 percent compared to last year to $15.6 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 increased $1.68 million, 2.96 percent, (17.5 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Belgium decreased $3.91 million, 8.31 percent, (12.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 India increased $9.63 million, 50.05 percent, (8.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan decreased $839,445, 2.99 percent, (8.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 South Korea increased $3.43 million, 14.59 percent, (8.04 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 55.16 percent of all these Misc. cellulose and chemical derivatives exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $184.9 million of the $335.22 million total.

All totaled, 71.15 percent of all these Misc. cellulose and chemical derivatives exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $238.51 million of the $335.22 million total