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

Exports: Plywood, veneered and laminated wood

Plywood, veneered and laminated wood, the No. 461 export by value totaled $17.8 million for the month of December, $347.51 million through December of 2018, and $412.79 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$124.97 M
2Australia$56.04 M
3Mexico$51.93 M
4China$30.65 M
5Bahamas$11.99 M
6Dominican Republic$11.73 M
7British Virgin Islands$4.75 M
8Cayman Islands$4.09 M
9Guatemala$3.47 M
10Guadeloupe$3.36 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $347.51 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Seattle, Wash. $52,275,429
2Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $28,941,874
3Port of Tacoma, Wash. $26,531,419
4Port of Mobile, Ala. $22,122,938
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $20,605,488
6Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $17,892,592
7Port Laredo $13,474,379
8Lynden border crossing, Wash. $11,255,573
9Port Everglades, Fla. $11,034,721
10Port of Palm Beach, Fla. $9,488,500

U.S. exports of Plywood, veneered and laminated wood decreased 15.81 percent through December to $347.51 million

U.S. exports of Plywood, veneered and laminated wood decreased 15.81 percent from $412.79 million to $347.51 million in 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 461 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 412 for the last full year with a total value of $412.79 million, a $61.93 million, 17.65 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this 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..

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 Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif..

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $124,972,502
2Australia $56,039,988
3Mexico $51,934,002
4China $30,653,188
5Bahamas $11,990,315
6Dominican Republic $11,725,556
7British Virgin Islands $4,751,074
8Cayman Islands $4,086,267
9Guatemala $3,467,193
10Guadeloupe $3,360,511

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1SEATTLE, WA $62,749,868
2DETROIT, MI $13,360,632
3SAN DIEGO, CA $10,794,406
4MIAMI, FL $10,432,934
5MOBILE, AL $8,769,556
6LAREDO, TX $6,211,144
7GREAT FALLS, MT $6,085,670
8PEMBINA, ND $5,882,282
9COLUMBIA-SNAKE, OR $5,621,350
10BUFFALO, NY $3,945,406

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 4.17 percent compared to last year to $52.28 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 27.56 percent compared to last year to $28.94 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. fell 21.57 percent compared to last year to $26.53 million.
  • Port of Mobile, Ala. rose 34.91 percent compared to last year to $22.12 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 18.53 percent compared to last year to $20.61 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 $51.69 million, 29.26 percent, (35.96 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Australia decreased $724,544, 1.28 percent, (16.13 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico increased $805,249, 1.57 percent, (14.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China decreased $16.72 million, 35.3 percent, (8.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Bahamas decreased $628,333, 4.98 percent, (3.45 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 79.3 percent of all these Plywood, veneered and laminated wood exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $275.59 million of the $347.51 million total.

All totaled, 43.3 percent of all these Plywood, veneered and laminated wood exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $150.48 million of the $347.51 million total