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

Imports: Misc. coated paper, paperboard

Misc. coated paper, paperboard, the No. 215 import by value totaled $139.2 million for the month of December, $1.83 billion through December of 2018, and $1.72 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$410.18 M
2Germany$373.16 M
3Mexico$221.85 M
4Japan$195.23 M
5China$180.03 M
6South Korea$130.37 M
7United Kingdom$49.33 M
8Spain$39.76 M
9Taiwan$37.58 M
10France$33.32 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.83 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $216,265,105
2Port Laredo $215,218,766
3Port of Newark $173,544,460
4Port of Charleston $149,672,644
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $140,952,629
6Port of Houston $116,952,742
7Port of Virginia $100,225,930
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $93,101,688
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $92,084,771
10Port of Long Beach $64,919,197

U.S. imports of Misc. coated paper, paperboard increased 6.37 percent through December to $1.83 billion

U.S. imports of Misc. coated paper, paperboard increased 6.37 percent from $1.72 billion to $1.83 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 215 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 216 for the last full year with a total value of $1.72 billion, a $73.63 million, 4.47 percent increase from the 2016 total.

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

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 China. 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $410,180,254
2Germany $373,159,472
3Mexico $221,851,409
4Japan $195,225,169
5China $180,025,035
6South Korea $130,370,123
7United Kingdom $49,330,288
8Spain $39,761,730
9Taiwan $37,582,297
10France $33,323,667

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $57,115,709
2Laredo $44,921,089
3Charleston $39,232,236
4Los Angeles $36,044,448
5New York City $28,103,229
6Ogdensburg, N.Y. $27,456,740
7Chicago $24,911,341
8Atlanta/Savannah $23,602,204
9Houston $20,652,039
10St. Louis $10,755,858

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 12.74 percent compared to last year to $216.27 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 22.31 percent compared to last year to $215.22 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 0.75 percent compared to last year to $173.54 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 0.64 percent compared to last year to $149.67 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 14.77 percent compared to last year to $140.95 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 $24.03 million, 5.53 percent, (22.4 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany increased $44.32 million, 13.48 percent, (20.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $37.9 million, 20.6 percent, (12.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan decreased $20.41 million, 9.47 percent, (10.66 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China increased $3.46 million, 1.96 percent, (9.83 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 75.39 percent of all these Misc. coated paper, paperboard imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $1.38 billion of the $1.83 billion total.

All totaled, 48.92 percent of all these Misc. coated paper, paperboard imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $895.65 million of the $1.83 billion total