Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Self-adhesive plates, sheets, film

Self-adhesive plates, sheets, film, the No. 120 export by value totaled $205.29 million for the month of December, $2.69 billion in 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

RankCountry2019
1Mexico$666.68 M
2Canada$492.35 M
3China$254.81 M
4Germany$181.48 M
5Singapore$108.29 M
6Australia$65.85 M
7United Kingdom$65.3 M
8Brazil$63.87 M
9Japan$62.54 M
10Belgium$54.33 M
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U.S. exports of Self-adhesive plates, sheets, film decreased 3.89 percent through December 2019 to $2.69 billion

U.S. exports of Self-adhesive plates, sheets, film decreased 3.89 percent from $2.79 billion to $2.69 billion in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 120 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 119 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 December of 2019 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 Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port Laredo, 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 – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $666,680,466
2Canada $492,353,139
3China $254,811,167
4Germany $181,475,342
5Singapore $108,290,543
6Australia $65,852,492
7United Kingdom $65,301,690
8Brazil $63,872,407
9Japan $62,543,366
10Belgium $54,331,810

January – December 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 of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 4.63 percent compared to last year to $278.16 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 12.71 percent compared to last year to $249.36 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 32.19 percent compared to last year to $224.02 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 8.7 percent compared to last year to $172.23 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas fell 9.6 percent compared to last year to $148.98 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 $50.35 million, 7.02 percent, (24.82 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $12.27 million, 2.43 percent, (18.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $8.03 million, 3.25 percent, (9.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany decreased $21.79 million, 10.72 percent, (6.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Singapore decreased $19.23 million, 15.08 percent, (4.03 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 63.43 percent of all these Self-adhesive plates, sheets, film exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $1.7 billion of the $2.69 billion total.

All totaled, 39.94 percent of all these Self-adhesive plates, sheets, film exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $1.07 billion of the $2.69 billion total