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

Exports: Paper labels

Paper labels, the No. 371 export by value totaled $42.15 million for the month of August, $335.48 million through August of 2019, and $536.31 million 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
1Mexico$110.88 M
2Canada$95.97 M
3China$10.04 M
4India$8.91 M
5United Kingdom$8.48 M
6Hong Kong$7.69 M
7Dominican Republic$7.12 M
8Singapore$6.72 M
9Honduras$5.4 M
10Japan$4.61 M
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U.S. exports of Paper labels decreased 7.09 percent through August to $335.48 million

U.S. exports of Paper labels decreased 7.09 percent from $361.08 million to $335.48 million through the first eight 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 371 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 362 for the last full year with a total value of $536.31 million, a $20.35 million, 3.94 percent increase from the 2017 total.

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

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $110,880,752
2Canada $95,968,514
3China $10,039,009
4India $8,906,718
5United Kingdom $8,482,823
6Hong Kong $7,689,108
7Dominican Republic $7,124,674
8Singapore $6,718,354
9Honduras $5,398,081
10Japan $4,610,208

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $21,148,091
2Laredo $19,792,949
3San Diego $19,470,203
4El Paso $14,749,296
5Miami $11,612,268
6New York City $9,066,498
7Buffalo $8,594,473
8Los Angeles $8,534,805
9Low Value Shipments $7,674,390
10Chicago $7,619,655

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 5.11 percent compared to last year to $25.48 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. fell 25.61 percent compared to last year to $25.09 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas fell 5.81 percent compared to last year to $25.01 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 24.38 percent compared to last year to $19.78 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 4.28 percent compared to last year to $19.71 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 decreased $25.02 million, 18.41 percent, (33.05 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $823,807, 0.85 percent, (28.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China decreased $4.33 million, 30.13 percent, (2.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 India increased $4.68 million, 110.68 percent, (2.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $319,781, 3.63 percent, (2.53 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 69.83 percent of all these Paper labels exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $234.28 million of the $335.48 million total.

All totaled, 34.3 percent of all these Paper labels exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $115.07 million of the $335.48 million total