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

Imports: Uncoated paper, paperboard

Uncoated paper, paperboard, the No. 377 import by value totaled $70.88 million for the month of March, $208.48 million through March of 2019, and $874.33 million 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
1Canada$132.98 M
2Australia$13.14 M
3United Kingdom$8.69 M
4France$7.91 M
5Germany$7.74 M
6Finland$7.59 M
7Thailand$7.1 M
8Italy$3.82 M
9Taiwan$3.02 M
10Turkey$2.36 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $208.48 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $35,203,952
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $25,010,120
3Port of Los Angeles $24,016,799
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $16,093,184
5Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $14,276,765
6Port of Newark $10,363,659
7Port of Calais, Maine $8,801,562
8Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $8,304,216
9Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $6,853,543
10Port of Charleston $6,721,696

U.S. imports of Uncoated paper, paperboard decreased 1.06 percent through March to $208.48 million

U.S. imports of Uncoated paper, paperboard decreased 1.06 percent from $210.71 million to $208.48 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 377 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 373 for the last full year with a total value of $874.33 million, a $136.85 million, 18.56 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Australia, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 France and No. 5 Germany. 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 Australia, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Italy. 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..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $132,980,331
2Australia $13,140,118
3United Kingdom $8,687,137
4France $7,905,110
5Germany $7,744,197
6Finland $7,585,474
7Thailand $7,098,708
8Italy $3,824,094
9Taiwan $3,015,922
10Turkey $2,360,673

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $54,279,288
2Buffalo $46,303,338
3Ogdensburg, N.Y. $30,613,335
4Los Angeles $29,208,482
5Portland, Maine $22,268,615
6New York City $14,138,796
7St. Albans, Vt. $9,243,120
8Seattle $8,395,879
9Charleston $7,551,238
10San Juan $5,601,984

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:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 2.34 percent compared to last year to $35.2 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 27.25 percent compared to last year to $25.01 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 4.26 percent compared to last year to $24.02 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 13.68 percent compared to last year to $16.09 million.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. rose 9.67 percent compared to last year to $14.28 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 decreased $15.14 million, 10.22 percent, (63.79 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Australia decreased $3.77 million, 22.29 percent, (6.3 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 United Kingdom increased $2.25 million, 34.89 percent, (4.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 France increased $4.42 million, 126.75 percent, (3.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany decreased $1.77 million, 18.57 percent, (3.71 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 81.76 percent of all these Uncoated paper, paperboard imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $170.46 million of the $208.48 million total.

All totaled, 54.97 percent of all these Uncoated paper, paperboard imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $114.6 million of the $208.48 million total