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

Exports: Pulp from recycled paper

Pulp from recycled paper, the No. 635 export by value totaled $12.77 million for the month of October, $136.11 million through October of 2018, and $173.88 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
1Japan$24.7 M
2Germany$24.12 M
3China$19.07 M
4The Netherlands$18.71 M
5Brazil$8.15 M
6Canada$6.72 M
7Sweden$5.47 M
8South Korea$3.73 M
9Mexico$3.62 M
10Thailand$3.17 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $136.11 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $43,209,727
2Port of Charleston $36,510,402
3Port of Los Angeles $21,800,033
4Port of Virginia $7,183,570
5Port of Long Beach $6,129,806
6Port of New York $3,089,087
7Port Laredo $2,898,312
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $2,709,325
9Port of Philadelphia $2,006,842
10Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $1,574,697

U.S. exports of Pulp from recycled paper decreased 5.69 percent through October to $136.11 million

U.S. exports of Pulp from recycled paper decreased 5.69 percent from $144.33 million to $136.11 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 635 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 615 for the last full year with a total value of $173.88 million, a $28.11 million, 19.28 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 China, No. 4 The Netherlands 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 of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 The Netherlands, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 China 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 of Virginia and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $24,698,632
2Germany $24,116,910
3China $19,074,579
4The Netherlands $18,709,354
5Brazil $8,150,802
6Canada $6,717,852
7Sweden $5,472,012
8South Korea $3,732,516
9Mexico $3,618,250
10Thailand $3,170,810

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $8,126,933
2Charleston $6,976,994
3Los Angeles $4,953,897
4Detroit $1,293,353
5Laredo $1,083,088
6Norfolk $868,008
7New York City $632,109
8Seattle $452,584
9Portland, Maine $303,968
10Mobile $200,000

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. rose 0.89 percent compared to last year to $43.21 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 5.67 percent compared to last year to $36.51 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 20.64 percent compared to last year to $21.8 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 49.19 percent compared to last year to $7.18 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 33.45 percent compared to last year to $6.13 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 Japan increased $5.19 million, 26.63 percent, (18.15 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Germany increased $2.51 million, 11.62 percent, (17.72 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $1.27 million, 7.13 percent, (14.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 The Netherlands decreased $5.23 million, 21.83 percent, (13.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Brazil decreased $6.42 million, 44.05 percent, (5.99 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 69.61 percent of all these Pulp from recycled paper exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $94.75 million of the $136.11 million total.

All totaled, 84.37 percent of all these Pulp from recycled paper exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $114.83 million of the $136.11 million total