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

Imports: Misc. wood articles

Misc. wood articles, the No. 236 import by value totaled $131.86 million for the month of December, $1.59 billion through December of 2018, and $1.42 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
1China$797.43 M
2Canada$348.59 M
3Brazil$132.69 M
4Mexico$132.25 M
5Malaysia$23.63 M
6Indonesia$20.97 M
7Italy$13.7 M
8Vietnam$13.62 M
9Estonia$12.54 M
10Japan$11.69 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.59 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $342,685,472
2Port of Newark $117,765,186
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $93,425,435
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $76,504,459
5Port of Long Beach $67,208,367
6El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $61,712,214
7Port of Houston $58,177,450
8Port of Oakland, Calif. $55,777,508
9Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $49,624,253
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $40,848,928

U.S. imports of Misc. wood articles increased 12.36 percent through December to $1.59 billion

U.S. imports of Misc. wood articles increased 12.36 percent from $1.42 billion to $1.59 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 236 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 236 for the last full year with a total value of $1.42 billion, a $149.49 million, 11.79 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 Mexico 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.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 Indonesia. 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 Long Beach and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $797,430,410
2Canada $348,591,876
3Brazil $132,685,712
4Mexico $132,245,938
5Malaysia $23,629,418
6Indonesia $20,967,849
7Italy $13,699,743
8Vietnam $13,618,562
9Estonia $12,538,168
10Japan $11,693,383

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $79,240,932
2Detroit $33,332,871
3New York City $29,422,251
4Atlanta/Savannah $23,954,623
5Seattle $22,852,592
6Chicago $19,096,343
7Ogdensburg, N.Y. $17,943,699
8San Francisco $17,358,568
9El Paso $15,385,588
10Houston $15,284,813

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 20.15 percent compared to last year to $342.69 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 15.44 percent compared to last year to $117.77 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 4.09 percent compared to last year to $93.43 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 13.12 percent compared to last year to $76.5 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 9.56 percent compared to last year to $67.21 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 increased $111.68 million, 16.29 percent, (50.08 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $23.69 million, 7.29 percent, (21.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Brazil increased $14.04 million, 11.84 percent, (8.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $1.69 million, 1.29 percent, (8.31 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Malaysia increased $5.77 million, 32.31 percent, (1.48 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 90.09 percent of all these Misc. wood articles imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $1.43 billion of the $1.59 billion total.

All totaled, 43.81 percent of all these Misc. wood articles imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $697.59 million of the $1.59 billion total