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

Exports: Uncoated paper, paperboard

Uncoated paper, paperboard, the No. 244 export by value totaled $86.96 million for the month of July, $600.65 million through July of 2019, and $1.07 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
1Canada$232.58 M
2Mexico$201.68 M
3Costa Rica$38.54 M
4Guatemala$21.68 M
5Honduras$18.65 M
6Colombia$17.53 M
7Dominican Republic$8.51 M
8El Salvador$8.32 M
9China$7.84 M
10India$6 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $600.65 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $92,156,592
2Port Laredo $75,706,652
3Port of Wilmington, Dela. $52,769,901
4Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $46,884,562
5Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $34,900,306
6Port of Gulfport, Miss. $32,913,685
7Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $28,683,747
8El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $28,206,723
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $18,381,032
10International Falls, Minn. $15,388,814

U.S. exports of Uncoated paper, paperboard decreased 2.94 percent through July to $600.65 million

U.S. exports of Uncoated paper, paperboard decreased 2.94 percent from $618.85 million to $600.65 million through the first seven 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 244 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 253 for the last full year with a total value of $1.07 billion, a $96.16 million, 9.85 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July 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 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Costa Rica, No. 4 Honduras and No. 5 Guatemala. 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 Port of Gulfport, Miss..

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $232,576,880
2Mexico $201,678,147
3Costa Rica $38,540,223
4Guatemala $21,681,457
5Honduras $18,646,820
6Colombia $17,528,066
7Dominican Republic $8,513,614
8El Salvador $8,320,905
9China $7,841,592
10India $6,002,066

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Buffalo $59,393,812
2Laredo $50,944,297
3Philadelphia $43,560,406
4San Diego $35,509,139
5Ogdensburg, N.Y. $27,181,454
6Mobile $21,226,356
7Seattle $18,417,663
8Detroit $13,874,964
9El Paso $12,950,328
10New York City $11,991,081

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 14.76 percent compared to last year to $92.16 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 10.33 percent compared to last year to $75.71 million.
  • Port of Wilmington, Dela. fell 17.17 percent compared to last year to $52.77 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 8.54 percent compared to last year to $46.88 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 212.33 percent compared to last year to $34.9 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 decreased $3.43 million, 1.45 percent, (38.72 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $18.97 million, 10.38 percent, (33.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Costa Rica increased $381,470, 1 percent, (6.42 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Guatemala decreased $6.54 million, 23.19 percent, (3.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Honduras decreased $10.82 million, 36.72 percent, (3.1 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 85.43 percent of all these Uncoated paper, paperboard exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $513.12 million of the $600.65 million total.

All totaled, 50.35 percent of all these Uncoated paper, paperboard exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $302.42 million of the $600.65 million total