Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through May 2020.

Exports: Pulp from recycled paper

Pulp from recycled paper, the No. 454 export by value totaled $25.09 million for the month of May, $116.18 million through May of 2020, and $223.23 million for all of 2019, 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$53.26 M
2Germany$12.79 M
3Canada$10.13 M
4The Netherlands$8.9 M
5Japan$8.3 M
6Brazil$5.7 M
7Mexico$3.46 M
8Sweden$2.65 M
9South Korea$1.93 M
10Belgium$1.54 M
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U.S. exports of Pulp from recycled paper increased 37.79 percent through May to $116.18 million

U.S. exports of Pulp from recycled paper increased 37.79 percent from $84.32 million to $116.18 million through the first five months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 454 through May among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 584 for the last full year with a total value of $223.23 million, a $60.91 million, 37.52 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the leading sources 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 Baltimore, Md., No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 49.11 percent compared to last year to $33.31 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 149.93 percent compared to last year to $27.89 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 17.34 percent compared to last year to $14.44 million.
  • Port of New York rose 72.37 percent compared to last year to $6.76 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 42.49 percent compared to last year to $6.44 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 from No. 1 China increased $62.23 million, 268.18 percent, (73.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 Canada increased $20.88 million, 212.87 percent, (26.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 Japan decreased $5.07 million, 17.11 percent, (21.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 The Netherlands increased $394,562, 1.82 percent, (18.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 Germany decreased $9.28 million, 33.39 percent, (15.94 percent market share).

All totaled, 81.19 percent of all these Pulp from recycled paper exports from the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $181.24 million of the $223.23 million total.

All totaled, 76.46 percent of all these Pulp from recycled paper exports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $88.84 million of the $116.18 million total