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

Exports: Pulp from recycled paper

Pulp from recycled paper, the No. 571 export by value totaled $21.99 million for the month of August, $142.99 million through August 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$48.68 M
2Canada$20.02 M
3The Netherlands$17.66 M
4Japan$14.44 M
5Germany$12.27 M
6Brazil$7.27 M
7Sweden$5.28 M
8Mexico$2.11 M
9Finland$1.59 M
10Belgium$1.58 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $142.99 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Baltimore, Md. $38,776,298
2Port of Charleston $28,719,863
3Port of Los Angeles $19,421,163
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $17,768,080
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $11,936,077
6Port of New York $6,373,956
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $3,292,111
8Port of Tacoma, Wash. $1,900,165
9Port Laredo $1,856,637
10Port of Long Beach $1,711,219

U.S. exports of Pulp from recycled paper increased 31.54 percent through August to $142.99 million

U.S. exports of Pulp from recycled paper increased 31.54 percent from $108.71 million to $142.99 million through the first eight 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 571 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 636 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 August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Germany. 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..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Japan, 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.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $48,681,559
2Canada $20,022,034
3The Netherlands $17,662,627
4Japan $14,443,750
5Germany $12,272,135
6Brazil $7,268,240
7Sweden $5,282,960
8Mexico $2,110,929
9Finland $1,588,066
10Belgium $1,580,028

January – August 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 eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 6381.83 percent compared to last year to $38.78 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 3.42 percent compared to last year to $28.72 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 3.68 percent compared to last year to $19.42 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 44.05 percent compared to last year to $17.77 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 437.47 percent compared to last year to $11.94 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 $32.71 million, 204.71 percent, (34.05 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $14.72 million, 277.94 percent, (14 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 The Netherlands increased $1.76 million, 11.06 percent, (12.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan decreased $3.38 million, 18.97 percent, (10.1 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany decreased $6.99 million, 36.28 percent, (8.58 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 79.08 percent of all these Pulp from recycled paper exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $113.08 million of the $142.99 million total.

All totaled, 81.56 percent of all these Pulp from recycled paper exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $116.62 million of the $142.99 million total