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

Exports: Photo paper

Photo paper, the No. 656 export by value totaled $10.96 million for the month of August, $96.3 million through August of 2019, and $166.68 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
1India$24.34 M
2China$20.1 M
3Mexico$8.13 M
4Brazil$5.95 M
5United Arab Emirates$4.96 M
6Indonesia$4.86 M
7South Korea$4.5 M
8Japan$4.02 M
9Canada$2.75 M
10Vietnam$2.57 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $96.3 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $37,931,188
2Port of Charleston $27,250,453
3Port of Los Angeles $9,282,387
4Port Laredo $7,979,727
5Port of Virginia $4,701,063
6Port of Houston $2,551,353
7Low-Valued Imports and Exports $1,646,039
8Port Everglades, Fla. $932,051
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $653,874
10Miami International Airport $567,159

U.S. exports of Photo paper decreased 17.26 percent through August to $96.3 million

U.S. exports of Photo paper decreased 17.26 percent from $116.38 million to $96.3 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 656 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 619 for the last full year with a total value of $166.68 million, a $28.73 million, 14.70 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 India, No. 2 China, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 United Arab Emirates. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 India, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 Malaysia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1India $24,343,358
2China $20,095,672
3Mexico $8,126,035
4Brazil $5,950,930
5United Arab Emirates $4,955,180
6Indonesia $4,863,881
7South Korea $4,499,855
8Japan $4,019,215
9Canada $2,749,996
10Vietnam $2,571,737

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $16,354,328
2Charleston $11,129,021
3Los Angeles $9,702,211
4Laredo $3,916,816
5Norfolk $2,332,639
6Houston $1,962,767
7Detroit $886,161
8Low Value Shipments $792,170
9Miami $606,319
10Pembina, N.D. $346,931

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 of Savannah, Ga. fell 14.77 percent compared to last year to $37.93 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 10.61 percent compared to last year to $27.25 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 49.47 percent compared to last year to $9.28 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 21.49 percent compared to last year to $7.98 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 15 percent compared to last year to $4.7 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 India increased $4.83 million, 24.77 percent, (25.28 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 China decreased $8.59 million, 29.95 percent, (20.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico decreased $2.33 million, 22.28 percent, (8.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Brazil decreased $2.26 million, 27.53 percent, (6.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Arab Emirates decreased $551,036, 10.01 percent, (5.15 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 65.91 percent of all these Photo paper exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $63.47 million of the $96.3 million total.

All totaled, 90.5 percent of all these Photo paper exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $87.14 million of the $96.3 million total