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

Imports: Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard

Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard, the No. 382 import by value totaled $72.66 million for the month of March, $204.42 million through March 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

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$129.76 M
2Australia$23.64 M
3Finland$11.64 M
4Sweden$7.97 M
5Mexico$7.41 M
6Germany$6.61 M
7Japan$4.69 M
8Chile$2.52 M
9Austria$1.77 M
10China$1.75 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $204.42 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $43,220,043
2Port of Oakland, Calif. $22,139,502
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $16,898,028
4International Falls, Minn. $16,141,978
5Port of Baltimore, Md. $12,184,333
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $9,631,254
7Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $8,731,336
8Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $7,972,155
9Port of Philadelphia $7,003,670
10Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $6,353,130

U.S. imports of Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard increased 5.18 percent through March to $204.42 million

U.S. imports of Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard increased 5.18 percent from $194.36 million to $204.42 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 382 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 390 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 March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Australia, No. 3 Finland, No. 4 Sweden and No. 5 Mexico. 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, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Finland, No. 3 Australia, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Mexico. 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..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $129,755,125
2Australia $23,639,523
3Finland $11,635,949
4Sweden $7,966,116
5Mexico $7,410,431
6Germany $6,609,696
7Japan $4,686,915
8Chile $2,520,239
9Austria $1,772,460
10China $1,753,005

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $73,824,133
2Ogdensburg, N.Y. $30,571,890
3Duluth, Minn. $22,747,502
4Baltimore $17,924,685
5San Francisco $17,619,454
6St. Albans, Vt. $13,883,111
7Buffalo $12,065,340
8Philadelphia $11,804,533
9Seattle $8,104,367
10Pembina, N.D. $8,051,202

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 Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 33.71 percent compared to last year to $43.22 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 43.12 percent compared to last year to $22.14 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 15.94 percent compared to last year to $16.9 million.
  • International Falls, Minn. fell 6.12 percent compared to last year to $16.14 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 0.9 percent compared to last year to $12.18 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 $10.97 million, 9.24 percent, (63.47 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Australia increased $8.27 million, 53.79 percent, (11.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Finland decreased $7.93 million, 40.54 percent, (5.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Sweden increased $1.2 million, 17.75 percent, (3.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico decreased $224,334, 2.94 percent, (3.63 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 88.25 percent of all these Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $180.41 million of the $204.42 million total.

All totaled, 54.1 percent of all these Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $110.58 million of the $204.42 million total