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

Imports: Plywood, veneered and laminated wood

Plywood, veneered and laminated wood, the No. 172 import by value totaled $194.22 million for the month of March, $624.03 million through March of 2019, and $3.34 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1China$129.29 M
2Canada$80.55 M
3Indonesia$72.48 M
4Vietnam$70.43 M
5Brazil$50.9 M
6Russia$45.79 M
7Chile$42.94 M
8Cambodia$28.79 M
9Malaysia$23.56 M
10Spain$11.76 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $624.03 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Baltimore, Md. $86,753,924
2Port of Los Angeles $74,596,392
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $62,529,105
4Port of Newark $53,665,225
5Port of Houston $46,129,144
6Port of Long Beach $29,166,345
7Port Miami $23,947,723
8Port of Seattle, Wash. $20,184,266
9Port of Virginia $16,943,791
10Port of Charleston $16,809,911

U.S. imports of Plywood, veneered and laminated wood decreased 19.18 percent through March to $624.03 million

U.S. imports of Plywood, veneered and laminated wood decreased 19.18 percent from $772.15 million to $624.03 million through the first three 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 172 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 138 for the last full year with a total value of $3.34 billion, a $607.78 million, 22.22 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Indonesia, No. 4 Vietnam and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Houston.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Indonesia, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 Chile. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Houston.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $129,287,895
2Canada $80,547,828
3Indonesia $72,475,885
4Vietnam $70,433,142
5Brazil $50,904,917
6Russia $45,790,620
7Chile $42,943,880
8Cambodia $28,792,655
9Malaysia $23,556,087
10Spain $11,761,424

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $168,143,427
2Atlanta/Savannah $106,236,511
3Baltimore $100,813,862
4New York City $86,084,983
5Houston $73,946,828
6Seattle $72,728,515
7Philadelphia $56,789,635
8Chicago $51,072,088
9Miami $48,675,354
10New Orleans $30,457,767

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 5.65 percent compared to last year to $86.75 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 24.24 percent compared to last year to $74.6 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 1.17 percent compared to last year to $62.53 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 20.93 percent compared to last year to $53.67 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 14.45 percent compared to last year to $46.13 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. imports from No. 1 China decreased $158.77 million, 55.12 percent, (20.72 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $4.01 million, 4.74 percent, (12.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Indonesia decreased $13.97 million, 16.16 percent, (11.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Vietnam increased $42.66 million, 153.56 percent, (11.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Brazil decreased $15.23 million, 23.03 percent, (8.16 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 64.68 percent of all these Plywood, veneered and laminated wood imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $403.65 million of the $624.03 million total.

All totaled, 51.87 percent of all these Plywood, veneered and laminated wood imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $323.67 million of the $624.03 million total