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

Exports: Uncoated paper, paperboard

Uncoated paper, paperboard, the No. 249 export by value totaled $95.86 million for the month of October, $895.82 million through October of 2018, and $976.47 million 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
1Canada$350.27 M
2Mexico$270.64 M
3Costa Rica$48.3 M
4Guatemala$38.84 M
5Honduras$38.51 M
6Colombia$30.72 M
7Dominican Republic$14.69 M
8China$10.08 M
9Italy$9.97 M
10India$9.89 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $895.82 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $160,046,284
2Port Laredo $98,334,874
3Port of Wilmington, Dela. $84,968,480
4Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $67,971,523
5Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $49,327,386
6Port of Gulfport, Miss. $48,924,781
7El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $36,264,067
8Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $25,288,024
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $24,650,132
10International Falls, Minn. $23,444,227

U.S. exports of Uncoated paper, paperboard increased 9.49 percent through October to $895.82 million

U.S. exports of Uncoated paper, paperboard increased 9.49 percent from $818.21 million to $895.82 million 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 249 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 249 for the last full year with a total value of $976.47 million, a $151.12 million, 18.31 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Costa Rica, No. 4 Guatemala and No. 5 Honduras. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Wilmington, Dela., No. 4 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. and No. 5 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Costa Rica, No. 4 Guatemala and No. 5 Honduras. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 4 Port of Wilmington, Dela. and No. 5 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $350,267,391
2Mexico $270,643,171
3Costa Rica $48,301,527
4Guatemala $38,836,253
5Honduras $38,510,645
6Colombia $30,723,076
7Dominican Republic $14,690,998
8China $10,078,148
9Italy $9,968,043
10India $9,892,460

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Buffalo $30,003,763
2Laredo $25,260,956
3Philadelphia $22,377,573
4San Diego $16,932,518
5Mobile $11,046,012
6Seattle $10,662,522
7Ogdensburg, N.Y. $10,444,942
8Detroit $6,720,962
9El Paso $5,814,997
10New York City $5,627,762

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:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 8.73 percent compared to last year to $160.05 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 3.89 percent compared to last year to $98.33 million.
  • Port of Wilmington, Dela. rose 25.11 percent compared to last year to $84.97 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. fell 6.03 percent compared to last year to $67.97 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 1.05 percent compared to last year to $49.33 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 Canada increased $35.23 million, 11.18 percent, (39.1 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $16.92 million, 5.88 percent, (30.21 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Costa Rica increased $10.14 million, 26.56 percent, (5.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Guatemala increased $3.47 million, 9.8 percent, (4.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Honduras increased $7.13 million, 22.74 percent, (4.3 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 83.34 percent of all these Uncoated paper, paperboard exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $746.56 million of the $895.82 million total.

All totaled, 51.42 percent of all these Uncoated paper, paperboard exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $460.65 million of the $895.82 million total