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

Imports: Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade

Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade, the No. 137 import by value totaled $297.45 million for the month of December, $3.24 billion through December 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$1.81 B
2Brazil$1.3 B
3Chile$74.6 M
4Sweden$40.66 M
5Philippines$12.14 M
6Finland$3.47 M
7Germany$783,766
8Switzerland$20,051
9Italy$12,892
10Austria$4,849
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $3.24 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1International Falls, Minn. $832,962,698
2Port of Mobile, Ala. $290,815,168
3Port of Philadelphia $255,284,737
4Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $179,127,473
5Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $176,573,029
6Port of Baltimore, Md. $173,829,176
7Port of Beaumont, Texas $157,721,594
8Port of Port Arthur, Texas $149,420,666
9Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $145,608,959
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $92,646,521

U.S. imports of Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade increased 20.46 percent through December to $3.24 billion

U.S. imports of Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade increased 20.46 percent from $2.69 billion to $3.24 billion 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 137 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 148 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 December 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 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. and No. 5 Port of Jacksonville, Fla..

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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $1,812,492,998
2Brazil $1,299,127,278
3Chile $74,598,394
4Sweden $40,660,099
5Philippines $12,136,590
6Finland $3,467,536
7Germany $783,766
8Switzerland $20,051
9Italy $12,892
10Austria $4,849

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Duluth, Minn. $203,284,947
2Port Arthur, Texas $84,359,358
3Philadelphia $62,520,572
4Mobile $57,464,131
5Ogdensburg, N.Y. $47,909,666
6Seattle $44,134,241
7Jacksonville/Tampa $40,161,731
8Baltimore $39,527,508
9Detroit $37,540,250
10Pembina, N.D. $35,726,981

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • International Falls, Minn. rose 23.58 percent compared to last year to $832.96 million.
  • Port of Mobile, Ala. rose 4.04 percent compared to last year to $290.82 million.
  • Port of Philadelphia rose 23.27 percent compared to last year to $255.28 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 95.28 percent compared to last year to $179.13 million.
  • Port of Jacksonville, Fla. rose 19.98 percent compared to last year to $176.57 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 $274.49 million, 17.85 percent, (55.88 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Brazil increased $250.13 million, 23.84 percent, (40.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Chile increased $17.75 million, 31.21 percent, (2.3 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Sweden increased $13.39 million, 49.09 percent, (1.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Philippines decreased $3.09 million, 20.32 percent, (0.37 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.87 percent of all these Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $3.24 billion of the $3.24 billion total.

All totaled, 53.49 percent of all these Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $1.73 billion of the $3.24 billion total