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

Exports: Particle board

Particle board, the No. 634 export by value totaled $14.28 million for the month of October, $137.04 million through October of 2018, and $144.94 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
1Canada$80.07 M
2Mexico$37.35 M
3South Korea$5.06 M
4Vietnam$4.92 M
5Bahrain$1.23 M
6Chile$1.2 M
7Japan$784,492
8United Kingdom$686,415
9Czech Republic$668,562
10French Polynesia$562,077
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $137.04 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $19,028,422
2Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $14,582,129
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $11,284,688
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $7,164,426
5Port Laredo $7,156,359
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $6,419,893
7International Falls, Minn. $5,644,218
8Sumas, Border Crossing, Wash. $5,565,624
9Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich. $5,303,784
10Port of Eastport, Idaho $5,263,791

U.S. exports of Particle board increased 11.37 percent through October to $137.04 million

U.S. exports of Particle board increased 11.37 percent from $123.05 million to $137.04 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 634 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 643 for the last full year with a total value of $144.94 million, a $16.42 million, 10.18 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Vietnam and No. 5 Bahrain. The leading gateways were No. 1 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 2 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port Laredo.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 Saudi Arabia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 2 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 3 Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Pharr International Bridge in Texas and No. 5 Port Laredo.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $80,065,367
2Mexico $37,354,435
3South Korea $5,058,667
4Vietnam $4,918,264
5Bahrain $1,227,550
6Chile $1,198,962
7Japan $784,492
8United Kingdom $686,415
9Czech Republic $668,562
10French Polynesia $562,077

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Seattle $4,373,861
2San Diego $3,651,732
3Detroit $3,006,238
4Laredo $2,592,475
5Atlanta/Savannah $2,540,901
6Great Falls, Mont. $1,831,367
7Pembina, N.D. $1,159,293
8Duluth, Minn. $1,157,009
9Low Value Shipments $944,389
10El Paso $846,364

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 3.76 percent compared to last year to $19.03 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 0.88 percent compared to last year to $14.58 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 234.25 percent compared to last year to $11.28 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 8.12 percent compared to last year to $7.16 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 11.79 percent compared to last year to $7.16 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 increased $4.59 million, 6.08 percent, (58.42 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $1.81 million, 4.62 percent, (27.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 South Korea increased $1.86 million, 58.33 percent, (3.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Vietnam increased $4.91 million, 37478 percent, (3.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Bahrain increased $1.23 million, 0 percent, (0.9 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 93.86 percent of all these Particle board exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $128.62 million of the $137.04 million total.

All totaled, 43.21 percent of all these Particle board exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $59.22 million of the $137.04 million total