Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through March 2020.

Imports: Dense wood blocks, plates and strips

Dense wood blocks, plates and strips, the No. 1001 import by value totaled $2.33 million for the month of March, $6.57 million through March of 2020, and $21.3 million for all of 2019, 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
1Vietnam$2.15 M
2China$1.52 M
3Germany$830,824
4Mexico$649,506
5Italy$565,407
6South Korea$310,565
7Finland$237,556
8Belgium$138,472
9Canada$78,530
10United Kingdom$36,149
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January – March 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $6.57 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1International Falls, Minn. $1,809,502
2Port of Virginia $1,103,530
3Port of New York $838,780
4Port of Chester, Penn. $803,854
5Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $632,106
6Port of Los Angeles $463,421
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $296,504
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $219,902
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $190,578
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $58,443

U.S. imports of Dense wood blocks, plates and strips increased 123.79 percent through March to $6.57 million

U.S. imports of Dense wood blocks, plates and strips increased 123.79 percent from $2.94 million to $6.57 million through the first three months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 1001 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1092 for the last full year with a total value of $21.3 million, a $12.57 million, 144.18 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Vietnam, No. 2 China, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 International Falls, Minn., No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Port of Chester, Penn. and No. 5 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 China and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 International Falls, Minn., No. 2 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Chester, Penn..

January – March 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Vietnam $2,149,542
2China $1,523,045
3Germany $830,824
4Mexico $649,506
5Italy $565,407
6South Korea $310,565
7Finland $237,556
8Belgium $138,472
9Canada $78,530
10United Kingdom $36,149

January – March 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $325,449
2Norfolk $233,453
3Duluth, Minn. $232,908
4San Diego $207,474
5Chicago $201,882
6Los Angeles $127,916
7Philadelphia $118,716
8Atlanta/Savannah $53,533
9Detroit $45,781
10New Orleans $28,482

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 1694.2 percent compared to last year to $1.81 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 439.57 percent compared to last year to $1.1 million.
  • Port of New York rose 1740.88 percent compared to last year to $838,780.
  • Port of Chester, Penn. rose 18.59 percent compared to last year to $803,854.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 94.49 percent compared to last year to $632,106.

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 Vietnam increased $1.97 million, 1078.77 percent, (32.7 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $1.1 million, 256.31 percent, (23.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $127,435, 18.12 percent, (12.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $297,263, 84.39 percent, (9.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy increased $21,460, 3.95 percent, (8.6 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 87 percent of all these Dense wood blocks, plates and strips imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $5.72 million of the $6.57 million total.

All totaled, 78.92 percent of all these Dense wood blocks, plates and strips imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $5.19 million of the $6.57 million total