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

Imports: Misc. wood articles

Misc. wood articles, the No. 243 import by value totaled $125.67 million for the month of July, $891.77 million through July of 2019, and $1.59 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
1China$400.06 M
2Canada$225.35 M
3Mexico$80.65 M
4Brazil$66.04 M
5Malaysia$20.24 M
6Estonia$14.03 M
7Indonesia$11.3 M
8Vietnam$9.47 M
9Italy$5.88 M
10India$5.81 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $891.77 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $173,152,531
2Port of Newark $70,061,170
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $56,727,036
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $43,979,472
5El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $37,309,135
6Port of Long Beach $36,669,013
7Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $36,374,865
8Port of Charleston $32,880,290
9Port of Houston $31,448,503
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $28,993,326

U.S. imports of Misc. wood articles decreased 7.14 percent through July to $891.77 million

U.S. imports of Misc. wood articles decreased 7.14 percent from $960.39 million to $891.77 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 243 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 230 for the last full year with a total value of $1.59 billion, a $175.2 million, 12.36 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 Malaysia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 Malaysia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $400,064,831
2Canada $225,350,174
3Mexico $80,650,749
4Brazil $66,042,772
5Malaysia $20,240,175
6Estonia $14,032,453
7Indonesia $11,303,450
8Vietnam $9,473,082
9Italy $5,882,380
10India $5,805,095

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $103,835,974
2Detroit $42,152,710
3New York City $39,277,723
4Atlanta/Savannah $29,039,273
5Seattle $28,648,269
6Chicago $23,675,630
7San Francisco $22,445,472
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $22,277,364
9El Paso $20,172,276
10Houston $19,304,000

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 fell 12.77 percent compared to last year to $173.15 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 1.65 percent compared to last year to $70.06 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 4.93 percent compared to last year to $56.73 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 10.47 percent compared to last year to $43.98 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas fell 0.34 percent compared to last year to $37.31 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 China decreased $85.37 million, 17.59 percent, (44.86 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $5.55 million, 2.53 percent, (25.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $3.18 million, 4.1 percent, (9.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Brazil decreased $8.44 million, 11.34 percent, (7.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Malaysia increased $7.49 million, 58.73 percent, (2.27 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 88.85 percent of all these Misc. wood articles imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $792.35 million of the $891.77 million total.

All totaled, 42.75 percent of all these Misc. wood articles imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $381.23 million of the $891.77 million total