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

Exports: Paper labels

Paper labels, the No. 364 export by value totaled $47.17 million for the month of October, $452.83 million through October of 2018, and $515.96 million 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
1Mexico$167.97 M
2Canada$120.7 M
3China$18.42 M
4Hong Kong$13.03 M
5United Kingdom$10.83 M
6Honduras$7.83 M
7Dominican Republic$6.94 M
8Singapore$6.16 M
9Japan$5.55 M
10India$5.19 M
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U.S. exports of Paper labels increased 4.09 percent through October to $452.83 million

U.S. exports of Paper labels increased 4.09 percent from $435.04 million to $452.83 million 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 364 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 359 for the last full year with a total value of $515.96 million, a $13.25 million, 2.50 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Hong Kong and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 2 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Hong Kong and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 2 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $167,971,980
2Canada $120,702,745
3China $18,418,494
4Hong Kong $13,025,251
5United Kingdom $10,832,335
6Honduras $7,833,009
7Dominican Republic $6,943,123
8Singapore $6,161,264
9Japan $5,552,840
10India $5,186,099

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $11,366,407
2San Diego $11,053,290
3Laredo $10,899,001
4El Paso $7,375,852
5Miami $5,925,754
6Buffalo $4,361,009
7Los Angeles $3,954,227
8Low Value Shipments $3,669,718
9New York City $3,610,906
10Cleveland $3,192,310

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:

  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 4.6 percent compared to last year to $41.85 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas fell 6.26 percent compared to last year to $33.37 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 5.81 percent compared to last year to $32.35 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 8.31 percent compared to last year to $31.23 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 26 percent compared to last year to $24.43 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 Mexico increased $7.86 million, 4.91 percent, (37.09 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $3.66 million, 3.13 percent, (26.66 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $2.85 million, 18.27 percent, (4.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Hong Kong increased $502,780, 4.02 percent, (2.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom increased $1.48 million, 15.83 percent, (2.39 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 73.09 percent of all these Paper labels exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $330.95 million of the $452.83 million total.

All totaled, 36.04 percent of all these Paper labels exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $163.22 million of the $452.83 million total