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

Exports: Plywood, veneered and laminated wood

Plywood, veneered and laminated wood, the No. 537 export by value totaled $20.64 million for the month of March, $60.4 million through March of 2019, and $347.51 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
1Canada$24.54 M
2Australia$9.58 M
3Mexico$9.43 M
4Dominican Republic$2.48 M
5Bahamas$2.19 M
6Cayman Islands$875,347
7China$778,134
8British Virgin Islands$697,842
9Guatemala$658,208
10St Lucia$654,660
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $60.4 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Seattle, Wash. $9,936,506
2Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $5,248,169
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $4,208,424
4Port of Mobile, Ala. $3,749,382
5Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $3,742,713
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $2,269,221
7Port Laredo $2,167,068
8Port Everglades, Fla. $2,089,349
9Lynden border crossing, Wash. $2,070,032
10Port of Palm Beach, Fla. $1,894,075

U.S. exports of Plywood, veneered and laminated wood decreased 38.35 percent through March to $60.4 million

U.S. exports of Plywood, veneered and laminated wood decreased 38.35 percent from $97.98 million to $60.4 million through the first three 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 537 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 427 for the last full year with a total value of $347.51 million, a $65.28 million, 15.81 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Australia, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Dominican Republic and No. 5 Bahamas. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 2 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Mobile, Ala. and No. 5 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Australia, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 China and No. 5 Bahamas. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 2 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 3 Port of Tacoma, Wash., No. 4 Port of Mobile, Ala. and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $24,541,617
2Australia $9,578,188
3Mexico $9,431,580
4Dominican Republic $2,484,581
5Bahamas $2,189,098
6Cayman Islands $875,347
7China $778,134
8British Virgin Islands $697,842
9Guatemala $658,208
10St Lucia $654,660

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Seattle $34,850,006
2Detroit $8,617,751
3Miami $6,998,081
4San Diego $6,942,288
5Mobile $5,969,976
6Laredo $4,444,995
7Great Falls, Mont. $3,435,359
8Pembina, N.D. $3,385,654
9Portland/Columbia-Snake River $2,810,675
10Buffalo $2,751,774

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Seattle, Wash. fell 33.9 percent compared to last year to $9.94 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 46.13 percent compared to last year to $5.25 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 18.71 percent compared to last year to $4.21 million.
  • Port of Mobile, Ala. fell 31.78 percent compared to last year to $3.75 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. fell 13.12 percent compared to last year to $3.74 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 $13.6 million, 35.66 percent, (40.63 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Australia decreased $8.82 million, 47.94 percent, (15.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico decreased $2.7 million, 22.23 percent, (15.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Dominican Republic increased $855,507, 52.51 percent, (4.11 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Bahamas decreased $285,193, 11.53 percent, (3.62 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 79.84 percent of all these Plywood, veneered and laminated wood exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $48.23 million of the $60.4 million total.

All totaled, 44.51 percent of all these Plywood, veneered and laminated wood exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $26.89 million of the $60.4 million total