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

Imports: Chemical wood pulp, dissolving grades

Chemical wood pulp, dissolving grades, the No. 734 import by value totaled $18.45 million for the month of December, $168.96 million through December of 2018, and $160.56 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
1Brazil$101.09 M
2Canada$38.25 M
3South Africa$23.29 M
4Norway$3.2 M
5France$3.09 M
6Japan$27,782
7Indonesia$12,363
8Germany$3,226
9Thailand$0
10Cameroon$0
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $168.96 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $77,751,866
2Port of Mobile, Ala. $22,497,125
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $14,984,235
4Port of Charleston $12,856,326
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $12,529,860
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $8,407,260
7Port of Virginia $7,699,422
8Port of Newark $3,732,310
9Port of Philadelphia $3,371,539
10Port of New Orleans $2,031,098

U.S. imports of Chemical wood pulp, dissolving grades increased 5.23 percent through December to $168.96 million

U.S. imports of Chemical wood pulp, dissolving grades increased 5.23 percent from $160.56 million to $168.96 million in 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 734 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 725 for the last full year with a total value of $160.56 million, a $13.39 million, 9.10 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Brazil, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 South Africa, No. 4 Norway and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Mobile, Ala., No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Brazil, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 South Africa, No. 4 France and No. 5 Norway. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Mobile, Ala. and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Brazil $101,089,879
2Canada $38,246,567
3South Africa $23,289,323
4Norway $3,203,437
5France $3,087,751
6Japan $27,782
7Indonesia $12,363
8Germany $3,226
9Austria $0

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $20,295,340
2Detroit $7,217,847
3Mobile $5,685,716
4Buffalo $4,469,247
5Charleston $2,087,401
6Norfolk $1,575,609
7Philadelphia $891,632
8New Orleans $469,835
9St. Louis $422,853
10Ogdensburg, N.Y. $266,584

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 9.14 percent compared to last year to $77.75 million.
  • Port of Mobile, Ala. rose 62 percent compared to last year to $22.5 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 20.37 percent compared to last year to $14.98 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 2.51 percent compared to last year to $12.86 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 11.87 percent compared to last year to $12.53 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 Brazil increased $16.74 million, 19.84 percent, (59.83 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $7.99 million, 17.29 percent, (22.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Africa decreased $1.97 million, 7.81 percent, (13.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Norway increased $2.21 million, 222.86 percent, (1.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 France decreased $213,387, 6.46 percent, (1.83 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.97 percent of all these Chemical wood pulp, dissolving grades imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $168.92 million of the $168.96 million total.

All totaled, 83.23 percent of all these Chemical wood pulp, dissolving grades imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $140.62 million of the $168.96 million total