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

Exports: Paper, paperboard scrap

Paper, paperboard scrap, the No. 110 export by value totaled $212.98 million for the month of July, $1.74 billion through July of 2019, and $3.29 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

RankCountryYTD
1China$607.85 M
2India$306.58 M
3Mexico$196.27 M
4South Korea$95.15 M
5Canada$87.29 M
6Indonesia$82.33 M
7Vietnam$73.75 M
8Taiwan$71.54 M
9Thailand$38.18 M
10Italy$24.99 M

Top Gateways

RankPortYTD
1Port of Los Angeles$378.99 M
2Port of New York$312.4 M
3Port of Oakland, Calif.$197.17 M
4Port of Long Beach$134.75 M
5Port of Baltimore, Md.$82.99 M
6Port Laredo$75.02 M
7Port of Virginia$51.79 M
8Port of Savannah, Ga.$49.83 M
9Port Miami$43.33 M
10Port of Boston$37.98 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.74 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $378,991,723
2Port of New York $312,399,808
3Port of Oakland, Calif. $197,170,775
4Port of Long Beach $134,750,118
5Port of Baltimore, Md. $82,992,375
6Port Laredo $75,015,109
7Port of Virginia $51,792,681
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $49,828,243
9Port Miami $43,326,008
10Port of Boston $37,980,223

U.S. exports of Paper, paperboard scrap decreased 3.43 percent through July to $1.74 billion

U.S. exports of Paper, paperboard scrap decreased 3.43 percent from $1.8 billion to $1.74 billion through the first seven 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 110 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 107 for the last full year with a total value of $3.29 billion, a $118.14 million, 3.72 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 India, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Port of Baltimore, Md..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 India, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Port of Oakland, Calif. and No. 5 Port of Baltimore, Md..

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $607,854,904
2India $306,579,196
3Mexico $196,267,784
4South Korea $95,148,525
5Canada $87,286,191
6Indonesia $82,329,391
7Vietnam $73,746,052
8Taiwan $71,538,072
9Thailand $38,176,803
10Italy $24,990,971

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $343,342,550
2New York City $213,423,318
3San Francisco $106,244,503
4Laredo $69,719,420
5Baltimore $51,591,668
6Seattle $49,424,723
7Norfolk $34,847,354
8Miami $29,652,020
9Atlanta/Savannah $24,842,830
10Boston $22,420,472

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 11.61 percent compared to last year to $378.99 million.
  • Port of New York fell 2.79 percent compared to last year to $312.4 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 10.14 percent compared to last year to $197.17 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 26.33 percent compared to last year to $134.75 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 4.62 percent compared to last year to $82.99 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 China decreased $114.54 million, 15.86 percent, (34.95 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 India decreased $14.93 million, 4.64 percent, (17.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico decreased $13.74 million, 6.54 percent, (11.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 South Korea decreased $3.49 million, 3.54 percent, (5.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Canada decreased $8.76 million, 9.12 percent, (5.02 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 74.35 percent of all these Paper, paperboard scrap exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $1.29 billion of the $1.74 billion total.

All totaled, 63.61 percent of all these Paper, paperboard scrap exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $1.11 billion of the $1.74 billion total