Current data is through December 2019.

Imports: Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard

Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard, the No. 390 import by value totaled $66.65 million for the month of December, $787.78 million through December of 2019, and $787.25 million 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

RankCountry2019
1Canada$490.59 M
2Australia$75.45 M
3Finland$62.27 M
4Sweden$31.27 M
5Germany$27.63 M
6Mexico$25.14 M
7Chile$13.63 M
8Japan$13.54 M
9Austria$11.36 M
10China$10.16 M
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U.S. imports of Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard increased 0.07 percent through December 2019 to $787.78 million

U.S. imports of Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard increased 0.07 percent from $787.25 million to $787.78 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 390 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 401 for the last full year with a total value of $787.25 million, a $31.24 million, 4.13 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through December 2019 the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Australia, No. 3 Finland, No. 4 Sweden and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 International Falls, Minn. and No. 5 Port of Baltimore, Md..

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Finland, No. 3 Australia, No. 4 Sweden and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 International Falls, Minn., No. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Baltimore, Md..

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five in 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 4.48 percent to $149.72 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 16.24 percent to $73.66 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 16.63 percent to $73.25 million.
  • International Falls, Minn. fell 12.96 percent to $59.14 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 11.73 percent to $47.29 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 $1.28 million, 0.26 percent, (62.28 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Australia increased $12.14 million, 19.18 percent, (9.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Finland decreased $6.54 million, 9.5 percent, (7.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Sweden increased $1.06 million, 3.52 percent, (3.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany decreased $2.2 million, 7.39 percent, (3.51 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 87.23 percent of all these Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $687.21 million of the $787.78 million total.

All totaled, 51.16 percent of all these Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $403.05 million of the $787.78 million total.