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

Imports: Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade

Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade, the No. 137 import by value totaled $300.7 million for the month of October, $2.71 billion through October of 2018, and $2.69 billion 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$1.5 B
2Brazil$1.1 B
3Chile$62.15 M
4Sweden$31.78 M
5Philippines$11.14 M
6Finland$1.39 M
7Germany$629,652
8Switzerland$20,051
9Italy$12,892
10Austria$4,849
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.71 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1International Falls, Minn. $683,897,892
2Port of Mobile, Ala. $249,026,142
3Port of Philadelphia $206,424,178
4Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $158,474,980
5Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $148,031,678
6Port of Baltimore, Md. $141,143,098
7Port of Port Arthur, Texas $132,115,421
8Port of Beaumont, Texas $126,978,172
9Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $121,952,897
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $75,340,334

U.S. imports of Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade increased 22.56 percent through October to $2.71 billion

U.S. imports of Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade increased 22.56 percent from $2.21 billion to $2.71 billion 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 137 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 150 for the last full year with a total value of $2.69 billion, a $93.62 million, 3.60 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 Chile, No. 4 Sweden and No. 5 Philippines. The leading gateways were No. 1 International Falls, Minn., No. 2 Port of Mobile, Ala., No. 3 Port of Philadelphia, No. 4 Port of Jacksonville, Fla. and No. 5 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 Chile, No. 4 Sweden and No. 5 Philippines. The leading gateways were No. 1 International Falls, Minn., No. 2 Port of Mobile, Ala., No. 3 Port of Philadelphia, No. 4 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Jacksonville, Fla..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $1,497,497,456
2Brazil $1,101,542,799
3Chile $62,153,526
4Sweden $31,778,816
5Philippines $11,139,690
6Finland $1,389,902
7Germany $629,652
8Switzerland $20,051
9Italy $12,892
10Austria $4,849

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Duluth, Minn. $119,593,253
2Port Arthur, Texas $58,637,935
3Philadelphia $30,100,448
4Jacksonville/Tampa $28,796,546
5Detroit $28,295,432
6Mobile $27,785,524
7Ogdensburg, N.Y. $27,596,625
8Seattle $26,160,074
9Baltimore $24,650,282
10Pembina, N.D. $21,593,353

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:

  • International Falls, Minn. rose 21.92 percent compared to last year to $683.9 million.
  • Port of Mobile, Ala. rose 13.54 percent compared to last year to $249.03 million.
  • Port of Philadelphia rose 35.39 percent compared to last year to $206.42 million.
  • Port of Jacksonville, Fla. rose 26.68 percent compared to last year to $158.47 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 111.66 percent compared to last year to $148.03 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 $202.08 million, 15.6 percent, (55.34 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Brazil increased $278.7 million, 33.87 percent, (40.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Chile increased $14.2 million, 29.61 percent, (2.3 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Sweden increased $8.33 million, 35.54 percent, (1.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Philippines decreased $1.97 million, 15 percent, (0.41 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.92 percent of all these Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $2.7 billion of the $2.71 billion total.

All totaled, 53.43 percent of all these Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $1.45 billion of the $2.71 billion total