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

Exports: Self-adhesive plates, sheets, film

Self-adhesive plates, sheets, film, the No. 119 export by value totaled $199.43 million for the month of December, $2.79 billion through December 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$717.04 M
2Canada$504.62 M
3China$246.78 M
4Germany$203.26 M
5Singapore$127.52 M
6Australia$72.38 M
7United Kingdom$70.22 M
8South Korea$60.05 M
9Brazil$56.33 M
10Japan$52.58 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.79 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $285,658,738
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $265,846,649
3Port of Virginia $169,470,743
4El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $164,810,926
5Port of Los Angeles $158,454,992
6Chicago O’Hare International Airport $155,557,558
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $153,342,287
8Port of Long Beach $148,672,003
9Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $119,409,177
10Port of New York $117,401,902

U.S. exports of Self-adhesive plates, sheets, film decreased 1.53 percent through December to $2.79 billion

U.S. exports of Self-adhesive plates, sheets, film decreased 1.53 percent from $2.84 billion to $2.79 billion in 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 119 through December 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 December 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $717,035,389
2Canada $504,620,270
3China $246,782,209
4Germany $203,263,526
5Singapore $127,524,330
6Australia $72,379,782
7United Kingdom $70,220,961
8South Korea $60,048,921
9Brazil $56,331,903
10Japan $52,576,523

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LAREDO, TX $160,277,494
2LOS ANGELES, CA $156,660,622
3DETROIT, MI $144,266,986
4NEW YORK CITY, NY $100,046,002
5CHICAGO, IL $86,419,236
6NORFOLK, VA $84,591,288
7BUFFALO, NY $80,229,338
8EL PASO, TX $76,141,298
9SAN DIEGO, CA $71,355,542
10CHARLESTON, SC $42,192,906

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 2.78 percent compared to last year to $285.66 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 10.07 percent compared to last year to $265.85 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 7.42 percent compared to last year to $169.47 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 6.94 percent compared to last year to $164.81 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 8.27 percent compared to last year to $158.45 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 $8.92 million, 1.26 percent, (25.66 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $11.66 million, 2.37 percent, (18.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $607,587, 0.25 percent, (8.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany increased $3.5 million, 1.75 percent, (7.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Singapore decreased $121,395, 0.1 percent, (4.56 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 64.39 percent of all these Self-adhesive plates, sheets, film exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $1.8 billion of the $2.79 billion total.

All totaled, 37.37 percent of all these Self-adhesive plates, sheets, film exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $1.04 billion of the $2.79 billion total