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

Exports: Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard

Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard, the No. 87 export by value totaled $312.39 million for the month of March, $915.4 million through March 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$187.54 M
2Canada$123.39 M
3China$82.67 M
4Italy$46.46 M
5Guatemala$44.46 M
6Costa Rica$43.82 M
7Ecuador$33.33 M
8South Korea$24.19 M
9Dominican Republic$21.72 M
10Spain$21.14 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $915.4 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $235,119,038
2Port Laredo $110,732,320
3Port of Charleston $61,779,033
4Port of Gulfport, Miss. $57,651,724
5Port of Tacoma, Wash. $40,016,432
6Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $28,335,065
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $26,425,231
8Port of Seattle, Wash. $23,969,948
9Port of Mobile, Ala. $22,032,166
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $21,490,952

U.S. exports of Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard decreased 6.20 percent through March to $915.4 million

U.S. exports of Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard decreased 6.20 percent from $975.89 million to $915.4 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 87 through March 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 March of this 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..

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 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 – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $187,544,924
2Canada $123,391,740
3China $82,670,806
4Italy $46,458,360
5Guatemala $44,461,765
6Costa Rica $43,820,073
7Ecuador $33,333,241
8South Korea $24,192,187
9Dominican Republic $21,716,975
10Spain $21,136,023

January – March 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 three months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 25.98 percent compared to last year to $235.12 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 7.48 percent compared to last year to $110.73 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 18.04 percent compared to last year to $61.78 million.
  • Port of Gulfport, Miss. rose 4.77 percent compared to last year to $57.65 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 2.99 percent compared to last year to $40.02 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 $25.66 million, 15.85 percent, (20.49 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $15.1 million, 13.94 percent, (13.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China decreased $24.78 million, 23.06 percent, (9.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Italy decreased $6.23 million, 11.83 percent, (5.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Guatemala increased $5.53 million, 14.22 percent, (4.86 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 52.93 percent of all these Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $484.53 million of the $915.4 million total.

All totaled, 55.2 percent of all these Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $505.3 million of the $915.4 million total