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

Exports: Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin

Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin, the No. 146 export by value totaled $184.72 million for the month of March, $499.59 million through March of 2019, and $2.01 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
1Canada$164.53 M
2Mexico$96.72 M
3Japan$32.12 M
4The Netherlands$30.63 M
5China$26.48 M
6United Kingdom$22.07 M
7South Korea$15.16 M
8Australia$10.82 M
9Spain$10.49 M
10Belgium$8.92 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $499.59 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $112,560,768
2Port Laredo $77,896,092
3Port of Virginia $63,847,095
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $37,713,716
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $28,698,632
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $25,679,191
7Highgate Springs Alburg, Vt. $15,719,823
8Jackman Border Crossing, Maine $15,303,504
9Port of Charleston $14,416,143
10Port of Los Angeles $14,001,659

U.S. exports of Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin decreased 5.72 percent through March to $499.59 million

U.S. exports of Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin decreased 5.72 percent from $529.89 million to $499.59 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 146 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 141 for the last full year with a total value of $2.01 billion, a $192.65 million, 8.74 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 China and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $164,529,574
2Mexico $96,721,626
3Japan $32,124,667
4The Netherlands $30,629,782
5China $26,477,623
6United Kingdom $22,068,750
7South Korea $15,157,086
8Australia $10,817,899
9Spain $10,492,114
10Belgium $8,920,826

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $117,643,901
2Laredo $108,988,767
3Detroit $91,074,424
4Norfolk $73,314,573
5Buffalo $33,213,520
6St. Albans, Vt. $28,201,400
7Charleston $26,658,904
8Los Angeles $26,549,344
9Portland, Maine $24,928,832
10Ogdensburg, N.Y. $23,946,067

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. rose 23.69 percent compared to last year to $112.56 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 3.53 percent compared to last year to $77.9 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 2.46 percent compared to last year to $63.85 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 13.97 percent compared to last year to $37.71 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 5.14 percent compared to last year to $28.7 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 $10.03 million, 5.75 percent, (32.93 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $3.28 million, 3.51 percent, (19.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $2.48 million, 8.37 percent, (6.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 The Netherlands decreased $15.27 million, 33.27 percent, (6.13 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China decreased $4.23 million, 13.79 percent, (5.3 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 70.15 percent of all these Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $350.48 million of the $499.59 million total.

All totaled, 64.2 percent of all these Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $320.72 million of the $499.59 million total