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

Imports: Newsprint, in rolls or sheets

Newsprint, in rolls or sheets, the No. 377 import by value totaled $69.43 million for the month of December, $877.18 million through December of 2018, and $907.29 million 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$863.77 M
2Spain$3.35 M
3New Zealand$3.01 M
4United Kingdom$1.47 M
5Sweden$1.46 M
6Norway$1.13 M
7Finland$1.1 M
8Brazil$583,579
9Australia$545,985
10Russia$234,888
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $877.18 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $123,665,346
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $105,024,941
3Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $92,307,380
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $68,041,556
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $56,609,365
6Grand Portage Border Crossing, Minn. $50,700,171
7Derby Line, Vermont, border crossing $46,588,462
8Trout River, NY Border Crossing $45,713,875
9International Falls, Minn. $41,838,990
10Port of Philadelphia $32,346,519

U.S. imports of Newsprint, in rolls or sheets decreased 3.32 percent through December to $877.18 million

U.S. imports of Newsprint, in rolls or sheets decreased 3.32 percent from $907.29 million to $877.18 million 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 377 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 341 for the last full year with a total value of $907.29 million, a $71.93 million, 7.35 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Spain, No. 3 New Zealand, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Sweden. The leading gateways were No. 1 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Finland, No. 3 Sweden, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 3 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $863,772,119
2Spain $3,350,785
3New Zealand $3,013,030
4United Kingdom $1,473,479
5Sweden $1,460,428
6Norway $1,129,264
7Finland $1,102,685
8Brazil $583,579
9Australia $545,985
10Russia $234,888

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Ogdensburg, N.Y. $66,767,162
2Detroit $44,686,273
3Duluth, Minn. $22,146,539
4St. Albans, Vt. $17,263,634
5Buffalo $14,074,087
6Seattle $11,682,111
7Pembina, N.D. $10,586,319
8Jacksonville/Tampa $7,166,420
9Portland, Maine $6,724,600
10Philadelphia $5,873,387

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 20.69 percent compared to last year to $123.67 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 13.65 percent compared to last year to $105.02 million.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. fell 9.58 percent compared to last year to $92.31 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 0.89 percent compared to last year to $68.04 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 5.14 percent compared to last year to $56.61 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 $38.82 million, 4.3 percent, (98.47 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Spain increased $3.35 million, 0 percent, (0.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 New Zealand increased $3.01 million, 0 percent, (0.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 United Kingdom increased $1.45 million, 7247.56 percent, (0.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Sweden decreased $213,328, 12.75 percent, (0.17 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.53 percent of all these Newsprint, in rolls or sheets imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $873.07 million of the $877.18 million total.

All totaled, 50.8 percent of all these Newsprint, in rolls or sheets imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $445.65 million of the $877.18 million total