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

Imports: Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade

Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade, the No. 106 import by value totaled $411.58 million for the month of March, $1.06 billion through March of 2019, and $3.24 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
1Canada$523.07 M
2Brazil$487.43 M
3Sweden$24.75 M
4Chile$20.35 M
5France$3.01 M
6Philippines$1.98 M
7Finland$675,024
8New Zealand$661,941
9The Netherlands$15,235
10Denmark$0
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.06 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1International Falls, Minn. $211,760,131
2Port of Mobile, Ala. $121,012,162
3Port of Beaumont, Texas $74,480,648
4Port of Philadelphia $64,054,340
5Port of Port Arthur, Texas $61,197,172
6Port of Baltimore, Md. $59,309,356
7Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $52,578,831
8Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $50,925,987
9Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $48,371,496
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $30,483,064

U.S. imports of Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade increased 52.01 percent through March to $1.06 billion

U.S. imports of Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade increased 52.01 percent from $698.61 million to $1.06 billion 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 106 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 153 for the last full year with a total value of $3.24 billion, a $550.91 million, 20.46 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 Sweden, No. 4 Chile and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 International Falls, Minn., No. 2 Port of Mobile, Ala., No. 3 Port of Beaumont, Texas, No. 4 Port of Philadelphia and No. 5 Port of Port Arthur, Texas.

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 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. and No. 5 Port of Jacksonville, Fla..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $523,072,589
2Brazil $487,433,523
3Sweden $24,748,813
4Chile $20,345,142
5France $3,006,638
6Philippines $1,981,400
7Finland $675,024
8New Zealand $661,941
9The Netherlands $15,235
10Germany $0

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Duluth, Minn. $271,648,512
2Port Arthur, Texas $106,686,602
3Philadelphia $78,961,007
4Mobile $69,574,550
5Ogdensburg, N.Y. $65,623,739
6Seattle $62,145,823
7Baltimore $57,336,360
8Jacksonville/Tampa $53,408,195
9Pembina, N.D. $50,994,971
10Detroit $48,224,077

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:

  • International Falls, Minn. rose 13.6 percent compared to last year to $211.76 million.
  • Port of Mobile, Ala. rose 165.58 percent compared to last year to $121.01 million.
  • Port of Beaumont, Texas rose 100.79 percent compared to last year to $74.48 million.
  • Port of Philadelphia rose 20.79 percent compared to last year to $64.05 million.
  • Port of Port Arthur, Texas rose 82.77 percent compared to last year to $61.2 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 $116.16 million, 28.55 percent, (49.26 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Brazil increased $222.61 million, 84.06 percent, (45.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Sweden increased $19.35 million, 358.08 percent, (2.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Chile increased $3.6 million, 21.5 percent, (1.92 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 France increased $3.01 million, 0 percent, (0.28 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.69 percent of all these Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $1.06 billion of the $1.06 billion total.

All totaled, 50.14 percent of all these Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $532.5 million of the $1.06 billion total