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

Imports: Misc. coated paper, paperboard

Misc. coated paper, paperboard, the No. 215 import by value totaled $184.87 million for the month of October, $1.54 billion through October 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$345.86 M
2Germany$316.65 M
3Mexico$192.62 M
4Japan$166.23 M
5China$149.72 M
6South Korea$104.5 M
7United Kingdom$34.75 M
8Spain$32.83 M
9Taiwan$31.82 M
10France$29.03 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.54 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $186,651,775
2Port of Los Angeles $178,968,201
3Port of Newark $141,765,491
4Port of Charleston $128,465,427
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $120,136,762
6Port of Houston $96,728,885
7Port of Virginia $84,046,131
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $79,105,267
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $77,122,772
10Port of Long Beach $53,777,780

U.S. imports of Misc. coated paper, paperboard increased 5.81 percent through October to $1.54 billion

U.S. imports of Misc. coated paper, paperboard increased 5.81 percent from $1.45 billion to $1.54 billion through the first 10 months of 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 October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 217 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 October 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 Laredo, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, 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 – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $345,861,094
2Germany $316,654,957
3Mexico $192,624,585
4Japan $166,229,508
5China $149,717,198
6South Korea $104,504,493
7United Kingdom $34,747,489
8Spain $32,834,652
9Taiwan $31,821,879
10France $29,025,565

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $38,372,371
2Laredo $31,742,646
3Charleston $24,499,735
4Los Angeles $22,499,617
5Ogdensburg, N.Y. $18,462,845
6Chicago $17,568,933
7Atlanta/Savannah $16,760,331
8New York City $15,568,556
9Houston $13,566,083
10St. Louis $7,881,378

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 26.95 percent compared to last year to $186.65 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 10.37 percent compared to last year to $178.97 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 1.13 percent compared to last year to $141.77 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 0.58 percent compared to last year to $128.47 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 16.17 percent compared to last year to $120.14 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 $26.34 million, 7.08 percent, (22.53 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany increased $40.3 million, 14.58 percent, (20.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $38.21 million, 24.74 percent, (12.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan decreased $12.95 million, 7.23 percent, (10.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China increased $1.74 million, 1.18 percent, (9.75 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 76.29 percent of all these Misc. coated paper, paperboard imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $1.17 billion of the $1.54 billion total.

All totaled, 49.25 percent of all these Misc. coated paper, paperboard imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $755.99 million of the $1.54 billion total