Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Imports: Newsprint, in rolls or sheets

Newsprint, in rolls or sheets, the No. 406 import by value totaled $50 million for the month of February, $108.7 million through February of 2020, and $745.36 million for all of 2019, 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$108.05 M
2Brazil$115,519
3Australia$103,289
4United Kingdom$98,227
5New Zealand$73,082
6Russia$67,620
7South Korea$64,904
8Sweden$45,374
9China$31,047
10Austria$22,858
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U.S. imports of Newsprint, in rolls or sheets decreased 20.34 percent through February to $108.7 million

U.S. imports of Newsprint, in rolls or sheets decreased 20.34 percent from $136.46 million to $108.7 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 406 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 386 for the last full year with a total value of $745.36 million, a $131.82 million, 15.03 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 Australia, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 New Zealand. 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 Grand Portage Border Crossing, Minn..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 New Zealand, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 Spain. 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.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $108,046,548
2Brazil $115,519
3Australia $103,289
4United Kingdom $98,227
5New Zealand $73,082
6Russia $67,620
7South Korea $64,904
8Sweden $45,374
9China $31,047
10Austria $22,858

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Ogdensburg, N.Y. $16,348,355
2Detroit $13,460,003
3Duluth, Minn. $5,351,139
4St. Albans, Vt. $5,071,083
5Buffalo $4,041,763
6Portland, Maine $3,625,435
7Seattle $3,389,630
8Jacksonville/Tampa $2,788,558
9Pembina, N.D. $2,554,595
10Philadelphia $2,183,377

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 5.9 percent compared to last year to $14.67 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. fell 17.36 percent compared to last year to $14.27 million.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. rose 14.44 percent compared to last year to $13.98 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 23.93 percent compared to last year to $8.45 million.
  • Grand Portage Border Crossing, Minn. fell 9.83 percent compared to last year to $7.31 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 $24.19 million, 18.29 percent, (99.4 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Brazil decreased $466,589, 80.16 percent, (0.11 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Australia increased $103,289, 0 percent, (0.1 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 United Kingdom decreased $1.07 million, 91.59 percent, (0.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 New Zealand decreased $1.55 million, 95.5 percent, (0.07 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.76 percent of all these Newsprint, in rolls or sheets imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $108.44 million of the $108.7 million total.

All totaled, 53.99 percent of all these Newsprint, in rolls or sheets imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $58.68 million of the $108.7 million total