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

Exports: Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard

Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard, the No. 80 export by value totaled $368.19 million for the month of October, $3.48 billion through October 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$575.41 M
2China$439.48 M
3Canada$409.63 M
4Italy$178.75 M
5Costa Rica$148.97 M
6Ecuador$147.64 M
7Guatemala$145.19 M
8Turkey$109.96 M
9Spain$93.04 M
10South Korea$89.62 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $3.48 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $1,111,677,542
2Port Laredo $386,178,157
3Port of Charleston $273,658,935
4Port of Gulfport, Miss. $172,995,775
5Port of Tacoma, Wash. $132,550,755
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $82,401,839
7Port of Mobile, Ala. $78,992,558
8Port of New Orleans $78,723,684
9Port of Seattle, Wash. $72,513,439
10Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $67,902,213

U.S. exports of Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard increased 25.07 percent through October to $3.48 billion

U.S. exports of Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard increased 25.07 percent from $2.79 billion to $3.48 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 80 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 96 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 October of this 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..

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 – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $575,408,514
2China $439,484,457
3Canada $409,634,062
4Italy $178,749,447
5Costa Rica $148,971,048
6Ecuador $147,642,426
7Guatemala $145,194,440
8Turkey $109,962,540
9Spain $93,041,858
10South Korea $89,618,551

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $189,511,891
2Laredo $71,895,540
3Charleston $54,804,844
4Mobile $53,990,498
5Seattle $45,111,315
6Jacksonville/Tampa $27,568,495
7Detroit $20,706,194
8Philadelphia $18,790,852
9Phoenix/Nogales $16,263,955
10Houston $14,835,741

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 Savannah, Ga. rose 41.42 percent compared to last year to $1.11 billion.
  • Port Laredo rose 21.5 percent compared to last year to $386.18 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 13 percent compared to last year to $273.66 million.
  • Port of Gulfport, Miss. rose 32.27 percent compared to last year to $173 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 3.09 percent compared to last year to $132.55 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 $74.21 million, 14.81 percent, (16.51 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 China increased $174.16 million, 65.64 percent, (12.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada increased $18.74 million, 4.79 percent, (11.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Italy increased $34.98 million, 24.33 percent, (5.13 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Costa Rica increased $38.83 million, 35.25 percent, (4.27 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 50.28 percent of all these Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $1.75 billion of the $3.48 billion total.

All totaled, 59.6 percent of all these Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $2.08 billion of the $3.48 billion total