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

Exports: Self-adhesive plates, sheets, film

Self-adhesive plates, sheets, film, the No. 119 export by value totaled $242.11 million for the month of March, $673.77 million through March of 2019, and $2.79 billion 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
1Mexico$173.38 M
2Canada$115.16 M
3China$60.33 M
4Germany$46.83 M
5Singapore$25.93 M
6United Kingdom$17.8 M
7Brazil$16.99 M
8Japan$16.06 M
9Belgium$15.98 M
10Australia$15.91 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $673.77 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $66,907,015
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $64,346,291
3Port of Virginia $54,085,173
4Port of Los Angeles $45,125,836
5El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $37,249,975
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $33,893,131
7Port of Long Beach $31,304,882
8Chicago O’Hare International Airport $30,766,211
9Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $29,553,549
10Port of New York $25,859,487

U.S. exports of Self-adhesive plates, sheets, film decreased 5.49 percent through March to $673.77 million

U.S. exports of Self-adhesive plates, sheets, film decreased 5.49 percent from $712.9 million to $673.77 million through the first three 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 119 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 113 for the last full year with a total value of $2.79 billion, a $43.35 million, 1.53 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Singapore. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Singapore. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $173,377,392
2Canada $115,157,534
3China $60,327,163
4Germany $46,828,176
5Singapore $25,932,180
6United Kingdom $17,800,630
7Brazil $16,986,100
8Japan $16,063,103
9Belgium $15,979,628
10Australia $15,913,653

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $104,217,000
2Laredo $103,077,991
3Detroit $100,879,264
4New York City $63,265,661
5Norfolk $56,215,617
6Chicago $54,581,985
7Buffalo $51,261,363
8El Paso $50,069,639
9San Diego $48,120,941
10Miami $27,814,831

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 13.56 percent compared to last year to $66.91 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 12.45 percent compared to last year to $64.35 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 17.32 percent compared to last year to $54.09 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 5.74 percent compared to last year to $45.13 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas fell 7.29 percent compared to last year to $37.25 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 Mexico decreased $6.66 million, 3.7 percent, (25.73 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $2.87 million, 2.43 percent, (17.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China decreased $4.09 million, 6.35 percent, (8.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany decreased $9.62 million, 17.05 percent, (6.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Singapore decreased $12.16 million, 31.92 percent, (3.85 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 62.58 percent of all these Self-adhesive plates, sheets, film exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $421.62 million of the $673.77 million total.

All totaled, 39.73 percent of all these Self-adhesive plates, sheets, film exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $267.71 million of the $673.77 million total