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

Exports: Photo paper

Photo paper, the No. 625 export by value totaled $13.17 million for the month of October, $142.31 million through October of 2018, and $195.41 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
1China$34.9 M
2India$22.94 M
3Mexico$12.29 M
4Brazil$9.95 M
5United Arab Emirates$6.67 M
6Indonesia$6.34 M
7Vietnam$6.05 M
8South Korea$5.85 M
9Malaysia$5.75 M
10Australia$4.55 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $142.31 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $53,618,568
2Port of Charleston $31,779,430
3Port of Los Angeles $20,833,961
4Port Laredo $11,980,713
5Port of Houston $6,724,426
6Port of Virginia $6,691,682
7Low-Valued Imports and Exports $2,576,182
8Port Everglades, Fla. $1,914,209
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $1,886,631
10Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $800,628

U.S. exports of Photo paper decreased 13.43 percent through October to $142.31 million

U.S. exports of Photo paper decreased 13.43 percent from $164.38 million to $142.31 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 625 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 583 for the last full year with a total value of $195.41 million, a $41.12 million, 26.65 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 India, 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 Houston.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 India, No. 2 China, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 United Arab Emirates and No. 5 Brazil. 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 – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $34,903,607
2India $22,935,369
3Mexico $12,287,039
4Brazil $9,951,314
5United Arab Emirates $6,667,084
6Indonesia $6,336,601
7Vietnam $6,049,471
8South Korea $5,851,782
9Malaysia $5,745,090
10Australia $4,545,612

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $8,160,257
2Los Angeles $6,930,679
3Charleston $3,643,597
4Laredo $1,621,757
5Houston $1,333,083
6Norfolk $1,072,615
7Detroit $726,858
8Low Value Shipments $314,513
9Miami $198,956
10Buffalo $141,366

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:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 29.14 percent compared to last year to $53.62 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 5.41 percent compared to last year to $31.78 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 22.35 percent compared to last year to $20.83 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 4.14 percent compared to last year to $11.98 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 50.47 percent compared to last year to $6.72 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 $1.48 million, 4.06 percent, (24.53 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 India decreased $14.04 million, 37.97 percent, (16.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico increased $276,988, 2.31 percent, (8.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Brazil increased $2.03 million, 25.6 percent, (6.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Arab Emirates decreased $3.03 million, 31.27 percent, (4.69 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 60.96 percent of all these Photo paper exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $86.74 million of the $142.31 million total.

All totaled, 87.79 percent of all these Photo paper exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $124.94 million of the $142.31 million total