Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin

Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin, the No. 150 export by value totaled $148.93 million for the month of December, $1.93 billion in 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

RankCountry2019
1Canada$639.14 M
2Mexico$359.02 M
3Japan$134.53 M
4The Netherlands$119.58 M
5China$108.1 M
6United Kingdom$67.35 M
7South Korea$64.35 M
8Australia$45.25 M
9India$41.81 M
10Belgium$40.41 M
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U.S. exports of Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin decreased 4.21 percent through December 2019 to $1.93 billion

U.S. exports of Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin decreased 4.21 percent from $2.01 billion to $1.93 billion in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 150 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 146 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 December of 2019 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 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water 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 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.

January – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $639,136,191
2Mexico $359,022,576
3Japan $134,529,563
4The Netherlands $119,578,819
5China $108,096,762
6United Kingdom $67,348,883
7South Korea $64,352,326
8Australia $45,253,987
9India $41,809,337
10Belgium $40,408,618

January – December 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 of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 17.61 percent compared to last year to $422.09 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 13.55 percent compared to last year to $291.66 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 7.2 percent compared to last year to $238.87 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 24.24 percent compared to last year to $135.18 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 32.19 percent compared to last year to $113.95 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 $50.28 million, 7.29 percent, (33.18 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $51.47 million, 12.54 percent, (18.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $16.32 million, 13.8 percent, (6.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 The Netherlands decreased $403,477, 0.34 percent, (6.21 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China increased $1.88 million, 1.77 percent, (5.61 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 70.62 percent of all these Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $1.36 billion of the $1.93 billion total.

All totaled, 62.38 percent of all these Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $1.2 billion of the $1.93 billion total