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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Exports: Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin

Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin, the No. 146 export by value totaled $165.68 million for the month of October, $1.73 billion through October of 2018, and $2.2 billion for all of 2017, 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$583.73 M
2Mexico$354.95 M
3The Netherlands$105.88 M
4Japan$103.59 M
5China$89.81 M
6United Kingdom$56.81 M
7South Korea$50.9 M
8Australia$38.08 M
9Belgium$35.5 M
10Brazil$30.08 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.73 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $306,262,272
2Port Laredo $291,765,265
3Port of Virginia $191,657,270
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $143,191,018
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $95,026,745
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $92,565,544
7Port of Charleston $75,149,582
8Jackman Border Crossing, Maine $60,714,198
9Highgate Springs Alburg, Vt. $47,054,061
10Port of Los Angeles $41,413,480

U.S. exports of Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin decreased 6.97 percent through October to $1.73 billion

U.S. exports of Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin decreased 6.97 percent from $1.86 billion to $1.73 billion through the first 10 months of 2018 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 October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 137 for the last full year with a total value of $2.2 billion, a $112.75 million, 5.39 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 Japan 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 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $583,728,096
2Mexico $354,947,802
3The Netherlands $105,878,677
4Japan $103,588,363
5China $89,806,054
6United Kingdom $56,811,651
7South Korea $50,895,740
8Australia $38,080,639
9Belgium $35,504,933
10Brazil $30,084,584

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $64,823,854
2Laredo $59,380,581
3Detroit $47,873,870
4Norfolk $42,139,515
5Charleston $18,942,185
6Buffalo $17,069,240
7Los Angeles $15,710,372
8St. Albans, Vt. $13,307,651
9Ogdensburg, N.Y. $12,394,825
10Portland, Maine $12,317,672

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 2.12 percent compared to last year to $306.26 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 7.54 percent compared to last year to $291.77 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 35.28 percent compared to last year to $191.66 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 11.99 percent compared to last year to $143.19 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 7.27 percent compared to last year to $95.03 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 $3.34 million, 0.57 percent, (33.7 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $39.38 million, 12.48 percent, (20.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 The Netherlands decreased $26.58 million, 20.07 percent, (6.11 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan decreased $15.45 million, 12.98 percent, (5.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China decreased $54.26 million, 37.66 percent, (5.19 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 71.48 percent of all these Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $1.24 billion of the $1.73 billion total.

All totaled, 59.35 percent of all these Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $1.03 billion of the $1.73 billion total