Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Newspapers, journals, periodicals

Newspapers, journals, periodicals, the No. 402 export by value totaled $34.74 million for the month of December, $424.37 million in 2019, and $468.84 million 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

RankCountry2019
1Canada$376.27 M
2United Kingdom$8.41 M
3The Netherlands$6.33 M
4Mexico$4.57 M
5Australia$2.87 M
6United Arab Emirates$2.52 M
7Indonesia$2.49 M
8Germany$2.49 M
9Italy$1.69 M
10Spain$1.42 M
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U.S. exports of Newspapers, journals, periodicals decreased 9.49 percent through December 2019 to $424.37 million

U.S. exports of Newspapers, journals, periodicals decreased 9.49 percent from $468.84 million to $424.37 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 402 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 393 for the last full year with a total value of $468.84 million, a $13.72 million, 2.84 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through December of 2019 the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D., No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Singapore and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D., No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash..

January – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $376,266,598
2United Kingdom $8,414,745
3The Netherlands $6,325,039
4Mexico $4,574,299
5Australia $2,869,666
6United Arab Emirates $2,520,022
7Indonesia $2,494,104
8Germany $2,490,681
9Italy $1,689,752
10Spain $1,420,705

January – December 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Buffalo $46,163,068
2Pembina, N.D. $43,948,822
3Detroit $32,638,953
4New York City $10,444,680
5Seattle $6,984,176
6Ogdensburg, N.Y. $3,556,725
7Low Value Shipments $2,076,669
8Philadelphia $1,635,573
9Laredo $1,387,977
10Boston $836,459

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 10.34 percent compared to last year to $125.61 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. fell 7.03 percent compared to last year to $117.93 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 23.9 percent compared to last year to $50.69 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 5.87 percent compared to last year to $32.71 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 11.16 percent compared to last year to $17.88 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 decreased $39.86 million, 9.58 percent, (88.66 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 United Kingdom increased $2.78 million, 49.46 percent, (1.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 The Netherlands increased $1.97 million, 45.18 percent, (1.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Mexico decreased $611,128, 11.79 percent, (1.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Australia increased $511,875, 21.71 percent, (0.68 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 93.89 percent of all these Newspapers, journals, periodicals exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $398.45 million of the $424.37 million total.

All totaled, 81.26 percent of all these Newspapers, journals, periodicals exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $344.83 million of the $424.37 million total