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

Exports: Self-adhesive plates, sheets, film

Self-adhesive plates, sheets, film, the No. 116 export by value totaled $235.11 million for the month of October, $2.38 billion through October of 2018, and $2.84 billion 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
1Mexico$618.6 M
2Canada$429.52 M
3China$208.54 M
4Germany$171.28 M
5Singapore$111.87 M
6Australia$59.44 M
7United Kingdom$58.39 M
8South Korea$50.69 M
9Brazil$46.81 M
10Japan$43.12 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.38 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $248,587,188
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $221,277,426
3Port of Virginia $142,878,023
4El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $141,574,794
5Port of Los Angeles $134,088,992
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $133,918,694
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $132,878,033
8Port of Long Beach $127,485,975
9Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $102,467,401
10Port of New York $100,339,696

U.S. exports of Self-adhesive plates, sheets, film decreased 0.66 percent through October to $2.38 billion

U.S. exports of Self-adhesive plates, sheets, film decreased 0.66 percent from $2.4 billion to $2.38 billion 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 116 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 106 for the last full year with a total value of $2.84 billion, a $188.34 million, 7.11 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October 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 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

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 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $618,599,833
2Canada $429,520,628
3China $208,543,250
4Germany $171,283,279
5Singapore $111,874,338
6Australia $59,439,348
7United Kingdom $58,392,442
8South Korea $50,692,131
9Brazil $46,805,122
10Japan $43,122,394

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $57,448,109
2Los Angeles $51,710,836
3Detroit $47,210,711
4New York City $33,789,024
5Chicago $31,866,236
6Buffalo $31,837,770
7Norfolk $29,622,897
8El Paso $26,793,734
9San Diego $25,420,531
10Charleston $13,977,954

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 Laredo fell 0.46 percent compared to last year to $248.59 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 5.09 percent compared to last year to $221.28 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 6.68 percent compared to last year to $142.88 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 9.59 percent compared to last year to $141.57 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 8.1 percent compared to last year to $134.09 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 increased $21.3 million, 3.57 percent, (25.98 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $14.87 million, 3.59 percent, (18.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $4.03 million, 1.97 percent, (8.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany increased $2.15 million, 1.27 percent, (7.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Singapore increased $5.1 million, 4.77 percent, (4.7 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 64.68 percent of all these Self-adhesive plates, sheets, film exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $1.54 billion of the $2.38 billion total.

All totaled, 37.32 percent of all these Self-adhesive plates, sheets, film exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $888.41 million of the $2.38 billion total