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

Exports: Pulp from recycled paper

Pulp from recycled paper, the No. 575 export by value totaled $14.59 million for the month of February, $33.41 million through February of 2019, and $162.33 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
1China$9.39 M
2The Netherlands$4.52 M
3Germany$4.26 M
4Japan$4.12 M
5Canada$3.43 M
6Mexico$1.16 M
7Brazil$982,794
8Colombia$898,016
9Finland$863,398
10Belgium$749,660
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $33.41 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Charleston $9,070,219
2Port of Baltimore, Md. $7,675,504
3Port of Los Angeles $5,845,695
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $3,938,832
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $1,284,830
6Port Laredo $1,066,370
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $839,205
8Port of New York $726,225
9Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $542,804
10Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich. $387,890

U.S. exports of Pulp from recycled paper increased 30.10 percent through February to $33.41 million

U.S. exports of Pulp from recycled paper increased 30.10 percent from $25.68 million to $33.41 million through the first two 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 575 through February 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 $162.33 million, a $11.55 million, 6.64 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 The Netherlands, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Charleston, No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 The Netherlands, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $9,390,195
2The Netherlands $4,521,345
3Germany $4,260,498
4Japan $4,115,855
5Canada $3,431,198
6Mexico $1,155,375
7Brazil $982,794
8Colombia $898,016
9Finland $863,398
10Belgium $749,660

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $15,826,646
2Charleston $11,403,069
3Los Angeles $11,088,771
4Detroit $2,630,043
5Laredo $1,763,237
6Ogdensburg, N.Y. $1,683,131
7Baltimore $1,623,882
8New York City $1,503,821
9Norfolk $1,374,423
10Seattle $1,135,822

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Charleston rose 30 percent compared to last year to $9.07 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 5337.41 percent compared to last year to $7.68 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 80.88 percent compared to last year to $5.85 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 51.48 percent compared to last year to $3.94 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 79.56 percent compared to last year to $1.28 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 increased $3.31 million, 54.46 percent, (28.11 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 The Netherlands decreased $207,311, 4.38 percent, (13.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Germany increased $1.01 million, 31.25 percent, (12.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan increased $1.91 million, 86.25 percent, (12.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Canada increased $1.85 million, 116.62 percent, (10.27 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 76.98 percent of all these Pulp from recycled paper exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $25.72 million of the $33.41 million total.

All totaled, 83.26 percent of all these Pulp from recycled paper exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $27.82 million of the $33.41 million total