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

Imports: Misc. coated paper, paperboard

Misc. coated paper, paperboard, the No. 218 import by value totaled $144.51 million for the month of March, $427.36 million through March 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$109.13 M
2Germany$91.82 M
3Mexico$45.54 M
4Japan$41.53 M
5South Korea$39.84 M
6China$23.02 M
7Spain$17.97 M
8France$7.98 M
9Taiwan$6.62 M
10United Kingdom$6.36 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $427.36 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $44,634,579
2Port of Newark $43,076,125
3Port of Los Angeles $42,913,023
4Port of Charleston $42,278,020
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $38,017,443
6Port of Houston $35,989,434
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $26,852,535
8Port of Virginia $19,728,181
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $16,383,440
10Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $14,744,435

U.S. imports of Misc. coated paper, paperboard increased 5.87 percent through March to $427.36 million

U.S. imports of Misc. coated paper, paperboard increased 5.87 percent from $403.66 million to $427.36 million through the first three 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 218 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 228 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 March 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 Laredo, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, 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 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $109,126,578
2Germany $91,816,768
3Mexico $45,538,140
4Japan $41,532,061
5South Korea $39,837,901
6China $23,017,848
7Spain $17,966,821
8France $7,979,677
9Taiwan $6,622,211
10United Kingdom $6,357,142

January – March 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 three months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 9.77 percent compared to last year to $44.63 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 14.75 percent compared to last year to $43.08 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 8.83 percent compared to last year to $42.91 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 18.76 percent compared to last year to $42.28 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 2.06 percent compared to last year to $38.02 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 $14.59 million, 15.44 percent, (25.54 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany increased $9.43 million, 11.45 percent, (21.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico decreased $5.65 million, 11.03 percent, (10.66 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan decreased $10.05 million, 19.49 percent, (9.72 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea increased $12.05 million, 43.37 percent, (9.32 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 76.72 percent of all these Misc. coated paper, paperboard imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $327.85 million of the $427.36 million total.

All totaled, 49.35 percent of all these Misc. coated paper, paperboard imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $210.92 million of the $427.36 million total