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

Imports: Uncoated paper, paperboard

Uncoated paper, paperboard, the No. 374 import by value totaled $84.78 million for the month of October, $748.21 million through October of 2018, and $737.48 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$535.56 M
2Australia$46.01 M
3Germany$32.17 M
4United Kingdom$19.31 M
5France$16.8 M
6Italy$15.61 M
7Finland$13.77 M
8Taiwan$12.29 M
9Thailand$8.69 M
10The Netherlands$6.52 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $748.21 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $129,924,068
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $119,903,284
3Port of Los Angeles $71,842,153
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $67,799,032
5Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $49,821,726
6Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $42,597,086
7Port of Newark $38,512,127
8Port of Calais, Maine $34,513,860
9Port of Charleston $21,213,269
10Derby Line, Vermont, border crossing $18,122,142

U.S. imports of Uncoated paper, paperboard increased 22.01 percent through October to $748.21 million

U.S. imports of Uncoated paper, paperboard increased 22.01 percent from $613.24 million to $748.21 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 374 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 397 for the last full year with a total value of $737.48 million, a $131.59 million, 21.72 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Australia, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Australia, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $535,556,457
2Australia $46,005,354
3Germany $32,169,427
4United Kingdom $19,307,169
5France $16,795,282
6Italy $15,611,941
7Finland $13,772,778
8Taiwan $12,286,522
9Thailand $8,691,199
10The Netherlands $6,524,213

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $31,848,164
2Buffalo $23,906,806
3Ogdensburg, N.Y. $15,740,145
4Los Angeles $14,992,746
5Portland, Maine $13,034,904
6New York City $6,491,534
7St. Albans, Vt. $5,756,227
8Seattle $3,278,863
9Charleston $3,144,234
10Houston $2,728,688

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 31.48 percent compared to last year to $129.92 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 48.23 percent compared to last year to $119.9 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 44.12 percent compared to last year to $71.84 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 28.16 percent compared to last year to $67.8 million.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. rose 1.87 percent compared to last year to $49.82 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 Canada increased $121.04 million, 29.2 percent, (71.58 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Australia increased $12.35 million, 36.69 percent, (6.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany decreased $5.44 million, 14.45 percent, (4.3 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 United Kingdom increased $1.34 million, 7.48 percent, (2.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 France decreased $986,112, 5.55 percent, (2.24 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 86.85 percent of all these Uncoated paper, paperboard imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $649.83 million of the $748.21 million total.

All totaled, 58.71 percent of all these Uncoated paper, paperboard imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $439.29 million of the $748.21 million total