Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Paper, uncoated, for writing

Paper, uncoated, for writing, the No. 321 export by value totaled $50.52 million for the month of December, $660.43 million in 2019, and $768.38 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

RankCountry2019
1Canada$235.68 M
2Mexico$174.14 M
3United Kingdom$38.55 M
4Guatemala$18.51 M
5China$17.26 M
6Germany$9.14 M
7Honduras$8.92 M
8Panama$8.3 M
9Hong Kong$8.22 M
10Ireland$8.19 M
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U.S. exports of Paper, uncoated, for writing decreased 14.05 percent through December 2019 to $660.43 million

U.S. exports of Paper, uncoated, for writing decreased 14.05 percent from $768.38 million to $660.43 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 321 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 295 for the last full year with a total value of $768.38 million, a $110.05 million, 12.53 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through December of 2019 the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Guatemala and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Wilmington, N.C. 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 United Kingdom, No. 4 Guatemala and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Wilmington, N.C., No. 2 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

January – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $235,683,841
2Mexico $174,138,947
3United Kingdom $38,551,434
4Guatemala $18,505,775
5China $17,259,424
6Germany $9,136,777
7Honduras $8,920,737
8Panama $8,303,719
9Hong Kong $8,215,752
10Ireland $8,193,158

January – December 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $41,238,701
2Detroit $30,638,249
3Miami $29,671,743
4Wilmington $26,547,475
5Seattle $15,176,706
6Buffalo $14,994,628
7Pembina, N.D. $10,968,631
8Charleston $8,703,690
9San Diego $8,400,788
10New York City $7,487,336

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 7.68 percent compared to last year to $66.06 million.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. fell 17.37 percent compared to last year to $59.64 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 20.36 percent compared to last year to $54.06 million.
  • Port of Wilmington, N.C. fell 41.32 percent compared to last year to $47.1 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 7.13 percent compared to last year to $43.31 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 $21.04 million, 8.19 percent, (35.69 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $11.6 million, 6.24 percent, (26.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 United Kingdom decreased $25.61 million, 39.92 percent, (5.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Guatemala decreased $2.89 million, 13.5 percent, (2.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China increased $2.5 million, 16.97 percent, (2.61 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 73.31 percent of all these Paper, uncoated, for writing exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $484.14 million of the $660.43 million total.

All totaled, 40.91 percent of all these Paper, uncoated, for writing exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $270.17 million of the $660.43 million total