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

Imports: Misc. coated paper, paperboard

Misc. coated paper, paperboard, the No. 231 import by value totaled $110.24 million for the month of February, $237.45 million through February of 2020, and $1.71 billion 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
1Canada$64.34 M
2Germany$47.63 M
3Mexico$22.4 M
4Japan$20.54 M
5South Korea$18.11 M
6China$13.28 M
7Spain$7.81 M
8The Netherlands$5.07 M
9France$4.21 M
10Poland$4.18 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $237.45 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $25,792,941
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $25,671,401
3Port of Newark $21,847,106
4Port Laredo $20,742,777
5Port of Charleston $20,093,777
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $17,300,638
7Port of Houston $17,152,031
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $11,473,651
9Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $9,452,265
10Port of Virginia $5,997,275

U.S. imports of Misc. coated paper, paperboard decreased 16.05 percent through February to $237.45 million

U.S. imports of Misc. coated paper, paperboard decreased 16.05 percent from $282.85 million to $237.45 million through the first two 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 231 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 219 for the last full year with a total value of $1.71 billion, a $124.66 million, 6.81 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $64,344,185
2Germany $47,630,260
3Mexico $22,395,278
4Japan $20,536,511
5South Korea $18,109,203
6China $13,283,057
7Spain $7,812,094
8The Netherlands $5,067,434
9France $4,207,862
10Poland $4,181,800

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $19,146,568
2Charleston $13,839,637
3Los Angeles $11,714,996
4Laredo $9,192,954
5Chicago $9,106,958
6Atlanta/Savannah $7,819,717
7Ogdensburg, N.Y. $7,756,150
8Houston $7,034,929
9New York City $6,194,825
10Cleveland $3,367,558

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 18.14 percent compared to last year to $25.79 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 2.44 percent compared to last year to $25.67 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 18.82 percent compared to last year to $21.85 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 35.07 percent compared to last year to $20.74 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 19.88 percent compared to last year to $20.09 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 decreased $7.25 million, 10.13 percent, (27.1 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany decreased $11.94 million, 20.04 percent, (20.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico decreased $10.13 million, 31.14 percent, (9.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan decreased $8.6 million, 29.52 percent, (8.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea decreased $8.2 million, 31.18 percent, (7.63 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 72.86 percent of all these Misc. coated paper, paperboard imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $173.02 million of the $237.45 million total.

All totaled, 48.07 percent of all these Misc. coated paper, paperboard imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $114.15 million of the $237.45 million total