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

Exports: Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin

Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin, the No. 146 export by value totaled $135.24 million for the month of December, $2.01 billion through December 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$689.42 M
2Mexico$410.49 M
3The Netherlands$119.98 M
4Japan$118.21 M
5China$106.22 M
6United Kingdom$66.75 M
7South Korea$56.59 M
8Australia$45.72 M
9Belgium$38.5 M
10Czech Republic$33.94 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.01 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $358,886,044
2Port Laredo $337,391,204
3Port of Virginia $222,832,328
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $168,054,455
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $111,167,554
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $108,802,304
7Port of Charleston $82,866,301
8Jackman Border Crossing, Maine $72,163,166
9Highgate Springs Alburg, Vt. $56,970,524
10Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $48,779,090

U.S. exports of Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin decreased 8.74 percent through December to $2.01 billion

U.S. exports of Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin decreased 8.74 percent from $2.2 billion to $2.01 billion in 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 December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 138 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 December 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $689,415,346
2Mexico $410,489,330
3The Netherlands $119,982,296
4Japan $118,211,955
5China $106,218,701
6United Kingdom $66,752,810
7South Korea $56,591,243
8Australia $45,716,873
9Belgium $38,498,088
10Czech Republic $33,943,046

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1SAVANNAH, GA $185,543,228
2LAREDO, TX $165,900,354
3DETROIT, MI $136,273,332
4NORFOLK, VA $115,068,620
5BUFFALO, NY $49,402,870
6CHARLESTON, SC $45,374,000
7LOS ANGELES, CA $43,101,042
8ST. ALBANS, VT $39,067,050
9OGDENSBURG, NY $36,221,026
10PORTLAND, ME $34,667,948

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 2.8 percent compared to last year to $358.89 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 3.78 percent compared to last year to $337.39 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 34.81 percent compared to last year to $222.83 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 8.26 percent compared to last year to $168.05 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 7.54 percent compared to last year to $111.17 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 $11.56 million, 1.65 percent, (34.28 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $32.03 million, 8.46 percent, (20.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 The Netherlands decreased $37.28 million, 23.7 percent, (5.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan decreased $18.96 million, 13.82 percent, (5.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China decreased $65.99 million, 38.32 percent, (5.28 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 71.82 percent of all these Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $1.44 billion of the $2.01 billion total.

All totaled, 59.59 percent of all these Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $1.2 billion of the $2.01 billion total