Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Exports: Newsprint, in rolls or sheets

Newsprint, in rolls or sheets, the No. 842 export by value totaled $3.12 million for the month of February, $7.95 million through February of 2020, and $120 million for all of 2019, 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$4.15 M
2Canada$1.53 M
3Hong Kong$626,801
4Costa Rica$468,110
5Thailand$250,857
6Guatemala$225,462
7Honduras$220,070
8Chile$121,216
9Colombia$121,117
10Dominican Republic$93,244
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U.S. exports of Newsprint, in rolls or sheets decreased 62.89 percent through February to $7.95 million

U.S. exports of Newsprint, in rolls or sheets decreased 62.89 percent from $21.43 million to $7.95 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 842 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 660 for the last full year with a total value of $120 million, a $5.87 million, 5.14 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Hong Kong, No. 4 Costa Rica and No. 5 Thailand. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 3 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 4 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 India, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Hong Kong and No. 5 Peru. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 3 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of New York.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $4,148,522
2Canada $1,532,125
3Hong Kong $626,801
4Costa Rica $468,110
5Thailand $250,857
6Guatemala $225,462
7Honduras $220,070
8Chile $121,216
9Colombia $121,117
10Dominican Republic $93,244

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LAREDO, TX $4,300,376
2SEATTLE, WA $2,195,044
3OGDENSBURG, NY $1,261,412
4EL PASO, TX $551,776
5SAN DIEGO, CA $402,610
6TAMPA, FL $320,596
7BUFFALO, NY $263,880
8MIAMI, FL $250,740
9NOGALES, AZ $219,852
10MOBILE, AL $132,110

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 32.8 percent compared to last year to $2.79 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. fell 69.16 percent compared to last year to $1.58 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. fell 59.51 percent compared to last year to $837,514.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas fell 22.17 percent compared to last year to $584,189.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 5.21 percent compared to last year to $484,720.

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 decreased $1.89 million, 31.3 percent, (52.16 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $1.59 million, 50.99 percent, (19.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Hong Kong decreased $618,819, 49.68 percent, (7.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Costa Rica decreased $140,133, 23.04 percent, (5.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Thailand increased $52,955, 26.76 percent, (3.15 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 88.34 percent of all these Newsprint, in rolls or sheets exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $7.03 million of the $7.95 million total.

All totaled, 78.88 percent of all these Newsprint, in rolls or sheets exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $6.27 million of the $7.95 million total