Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Plywood, veneered and laminated wood

Plywood, veneered and laminated wood, the No. 520 export by value totaled $16.99 million for the month of December, $258.97 million in 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

RankCountry2019
1Canada$111.83 M
2Mexico$41.49 M
3Australia$31.95 M
4Dominican Republic$15.22 M
5Bahamas$12.19 M
6Cayman Islands$3.46 M
7British Virgin Islands$2.53 M
8Vietnam$2.4 M
9China$2.35 M
10Guadeloupe$2.26 M
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U.S. exports of Plywood, veneered and laminated wood decreased 25.48 percent through December 2019 to $258.97 million

U.S. exports of Plywood, veneered and laminated wood decreased 25.48 percent from $347.51 million to $258.97 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 520 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 461 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 December of 2019 the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Australia, 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 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. and No. 5 Port of Mobile, Ala..

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 – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $111,829,507
2Mexico $41,494,281
3Australia $31,954,650
4Dominican Republic $15,217,220
5Bahamas $12,186,807
6Cayman Islands $3,456,575
7British Virgin Islands $2,533,885
8Vietnam $2,396,144
9China $2,353,044
10Guadeloupe $2,260,819

January – December 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 of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Seattle, Wash. fell 36.61 percent compared to last year to $33.14 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 19.49 percent compared to last year to $23.3 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 8.06 percent compared to last year to $22.27 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. fell 8.13 percent compared to last year to $16.44 million.
  • Port of Mobile, Ala. fell 27.36 percent compared to last year to $16.07 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 $13.14 million, 10.52 percent, (43.18 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $10.44 million, 20.1 percent, (16.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Australia decreased $24.09 million, 42.98 percent, (12.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Dominican Republic increased $3.49 million, 29.78 percent, (5.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Bahamas increased $196,492, 1.64 percent, (4.71 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 82.13 percent of all these Plywood, veneered and laminated wood exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $212.68 million of the $258.97 million total.

All totaled, 42.94 percent of all these Plywood, veneered and laminated wood exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $111.21 million of the $258.97 million total