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

Exports: Misc. coated paper, paperboard

Misc. coated paper, paperboard, the No. 132 export by value totaled $205.51 million for the month of October, $2.01 billion through October of 2018, and $2.38 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
1Canada$509.39 M
2Mexico$342.7 M
3Japan$182.07 M
4China$122.57 M
5United Kingdom$94.19 M
6South Korea$85.58 M
7Taiwan$67.1 M
8Belgium$48.92 M
9Germany$41.14 M
10Italy$40.87 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.01 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $196,920,867
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $168,964,442
3Port of Tacoma, Wash. $167,372,149
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $115,658,550
5Port of Houston $109,177,770
6Port of New York $107,309,186
7Port of Charleston $106,873,115
8Port of Los Angeles $102,833,618
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $99,960,267
10Port of Long Beach $94,477,660

U.S. exports of Misc. coated paper, paperboard increased 0.57 percent through October to $2.01 billion

U.S. exports of Misc. coated paper, paperboard increased 0.57 percent from $1.99 billion to $2.01 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 132 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 125 for the last full year with a total value of $2.38 billion, a $97.1 million, 4.25 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this 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.

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $509,385,732
2Mexico $342,702,108
3Japan $182,068,048
4China $122,568,543
5United Kingdom $94,192,753
6South Korea $85,579,316
7Taiwan $67,096,324
8Belgium $48,921,230
9Germany $41,139,319
10Italy $40,867,115

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $51,412,699
2Seattle $47,134,972
3Laredo $42,151,773
4Los Angeles $34,448,339
5New York City $28,029,960
6Houston $24,274,223
7Buffalo $19,203,941
8Charleston $17,292,526
9San Diego $16,017,485
10Atlanta/Savannah $14,052,548

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 Laredo fell 8.03 percent compared to last year to $196.92 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 3.81 percent compared to last year to $168.96 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. fell 13.53 percent compared to last year to $167.37 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 5.73 percent compared to last year to $115.66 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 8.64 percent compared to last year to $109.18 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 $3.43 million, 0.68 percent, (25.39 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $474,081, 0.14 percent, (17.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan decreased $32.3 million, 15.07 percent, (9.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China decreased $4.66 million, 3.66 percent, (6.11 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $206,555, 0.22 percent, (4.69 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 62.35 percent of all these Misc. coated paper, paperboard exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $1.25 billion of the $2.01 billion total.

All totaled, 37.79 percent of all these Misc. coated paper, paperboard exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $758.09 million of the $2.01 billion total