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

Exports: Paper, paperboard scrap

Paper, paperboard scrap, the No. 102 export by value totaled $265.05 million for the month of March, $788.45 million through March of 2019, and $3.29 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
1China$267.73 M
2India$132.75 M
3Mexico$100.2 M
4Indonesia$54.11 M
5South Korea$45.43 M
6Canada$43.08 M
7Taiwan$36.19 M
8Vietnam$24.42 M
9Thailand$16.91 M
10Italy$11.43 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $788.45 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $167,465,422
2Port of New York $140,122,829
3Port of Oakland, Calif. $89,104,763
4Port of Long Beach $65,504,249
5Port Laredo $37,242,171
6Port of Baltimore, Md. $34,763,433
7Port of Virginia $23,855,267
8Port Miami $20,574,818
9Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. $17,582,971
10Port of Boston $16,951,547

U.S. exports of Paper, paperboard scrap increased 5.11 percent through March to $788.45 million

U.S. exports of Paper, paperboard scrap increased 5.11 percent from $750.11 million to $788.45 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 102 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 107 for the last full year with a total value of $3.29 billion, a $118.14 million, 3.72 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 India, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Indonesia and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Port Laredo.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 India, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Port of Oakland, Calif. and No. 5 Port of Baltimore, Md..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $267,726,130
2India $132,752,166
3Mexico $100,202,455
4Indonesia $54,106,989
5South Korea $45,434,353
6Canada $43,081,383
7Taiwan $36,194,151
8Vietnam $24,422,383
9Thailand $16,911,060
10Italy $11,428,896

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $343,342,550
2New York City $213,423,318
3San Francisco $106,244,503
4Laredo $69,719,420
5Baltimore $51,591,668
6Seattle $49,424,723
7Norfolk $34,847,354
8Miami $29,652,020
9Atlanta/Savannah $24,842,830
10Boston $22,420,472

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 Los Angeles rose 15.03 percent compared to last year to $167.47 million.
  • Port of New York rose 2.83 percent compared to last year to $140.12 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 33.42 percent compared to last year to $89.1 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 6.48 percent compared to last year to $65.5 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 0.67 percent compared to last year to $37.24 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 China decreased $34.14 million, 11.31 percent, (33.96 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 India decreased $18.46 million, 12.21 percent, (16.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico increased $11.5 million, 12.97 percent, (12.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Indonesia increased $22.93 million, 73.57 percent, (6.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 South Korea increased $7.57 million, 19.99 percent, (5.76 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 76.13 percent of all these Paper, paperboard scrap exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $600.22 million of the $788.45 million total.

All totaled, 63.34 percent of all these Paper, paperboard scrap exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $499.44 million of the $788.45 million total