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

Exports: Misc. cellulose and chemical derivatives

Misc. cellulose and chemical derivatives, the No. 210 export by value totaled $119.97 million for the month of October, $1.1 billion through October of 2018, and $1.18 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
1China$212.1 M
2Belgium$153.3 M
3India$81.65 M
4Japan$80.95 M
5South Korea$79.53 M
6Brazil$58.18 M
7The Netherlands$55.48 M
8Mexico$55.28 M
9Canada$46.9 M
10Germany$33.34 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.1 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Charleston $418,802,146
2Port of New York $132,195,646
3Port of Virginia $93,003,557
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $68,315,755
5Port of New Orleans $54,736,349
6Port Laredo $41,122,290
7Port of Los Angeles $35,377,125
8John F. Kennedy International Airport $31,149,192
9Port of Wilmington, N.C. $29,512,951
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $21,865,508

U.S. exports of Misc. cellulose and chemical derivatives increased 10.03 percent through October to $1.1 billion

U.S. exports of Misc. cellulose and chemical derivatives increased 10.03 percent from $996.12 million to $1.1 billion through the first 10 months of 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 210 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 217 for the last full year with a total value of $1.18 billion, a $47.84 million, 4.24 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October 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 Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

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 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Charleston, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $212,096,474
2Belgium $153,296,463
3India $81,650,846
4Japan $80,954,873
5South Korea $79,526,381
6Brazil $58,180,961
7The Netherlands $55,483,711
8Mexico $55,280,061
9Canada $46,896,773
10Germany $33,340,422

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Charleston $63,003,469
2New York City $31,664,546
3Atlanta/Savannah $27,100,539
4Los Angeles $14,859,477
5Norfolk $12,651,945
6New Orleans $10,283,652
7Laredo $7,731,675
8Detroit $5,550,791
9Wilmington $4,696,551
10Buffalo $3,263,828

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Charleston rose 21.96 percent compared to last year to $418.8 million.
  • Port of New York rose 12.96 percent compared to last year to $132.2 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 1.93 percent compared to last year to $93 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 48.59 percent compared to last year to $68.32 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 5.25 percent compared to last year to $54.74 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 $6.15 million, 2.99 percent, (19.35 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Belgium increased $7.97 million, 5.49 percent, (13.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 India increased $32.67 million, 66.68 percent, (7.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan increased $7.03 million, 9.51 percent, (7.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 South Korea increased $5.6 million, 7.58 percent, (7.26 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 55.43 percent of all these Misc. cellulose and chemical derivatives exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $607.53 million of the $1.1 billion total.

All totaled, 69.98 percent of all these Misc. cellulose and chemical derivatives exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $767.05 million of the $1.1 billion total