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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through July 2019.

Imports: Misc. coated paper, paperboard

Misc. coated paper, paperboard, the No. 224 import by value totaled $142.77 million for the month of July, $999.02 million through July of 2019, and $1.83 billion for all of 2018, 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$240.24 M
2Germany$206.34 M
3Mexico$104.61 M
4Japan$93.88 M
5South Korea$82.99 M
6China$60.84 M
7Spain$39.81 M
8Taiwan$20.84 M
9France$18.61 M
10United Kingdom$17.48 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $999.02 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $116,056,883
2Port Laredo $100,604,191
3Port of Newark $97,869,345
4Port of Houston $83,011,509
5Port of Charleston $82,178,001
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $80,363,598
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $59,380,529
8Port of Virginia $43,551,032
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $42,405,283
10Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $34,334,872

U.S. imports of Misc. coated paper, paperboard decreased 2.89 percent through July to $999.02 million

U.S. imports of Misc. coated paper, paperboard decreased 2.89 percent from $1.03 billion to $999.02 million through the first seven months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 224 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 214 for the last full year with a total value of $1.83 billion, a $109.72 million, 6.37 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July 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 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Houston 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 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..

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $240,239,109
2Germany $206,342,589
3Mexico $104,609,549
4Japan $93,881,709
5South Korea $82,991,475
6China $60,838,088
7Spain $39,809,379
8Taiwan $20,838,799
9France $18,606,652
10United Kingdom $17,475,740

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $77,646,797
2Laredo $60,468,912
3Los Angeles $55,146,629
4Charleston $45,494,434
5New York City $41,334,219
6Ogdensburg, N.Y. $34,284,431
7Chicago $33,401,743
8Atlanta/Savannah $32,222,483
9Houston $31,551,645
10Norfolk $15,853,106

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 1.58 percent compared to last year to $116.06 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 23.15 percent compared to last year to $100.6 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 8.17 percent compared to last year to $97.87 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 27.75 percent compared to last year to $83.01 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 3.99 percent compared to last year to $82.18 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 $921,304, 0.38 percent, (24.05 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany decreased $10.59 million, 4.88 percent, (20.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico decreased $30.79 million, 22.74 percent, (10.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan decreased $23.55 million, 20.05 percent, (9.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea increased $11.34 million, 15.83 percent, (8.31 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 72.88 percent of all these Misc. coated paper, paperboard imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $728.06 million of the $999.02 million total.

All totaled, 48.02 percent of all these Misc. coated paper, paperboard imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $479.72 million of the $999.02 million total