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

Imports: Paper, paperboard scrap

Paper, paperboard scrap, the No. 776 import by value totaled $12.9 million for the month of October, $116.46 million through October of 2018, and $152.32 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$109.9 M
2Mexico$5.99 M
3China$356,527
4Nepal$51,655
5Brazil$33,840
6South Korea$29,026
7Germany$22,788
8Ireland$21,186
9Haiti$14,331
10Spain$9,739
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U.S. imports of Paper, paperboard scrap decreased 10.60 percent through October to $116.46 million

U.S. imports of Paper, paperboard scrap decreased 10.60 percent from $130.26 million to $116.46 million 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 776 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 733 for the last full year with a total value of $152.32 million, a $41.96 million, 38.01 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Nepal and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. and No. 5 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Nepal and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 3 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $109,897,034
2Mexico $5,991,383
3China $356,527
4Nepal $51,655
5Brazil $33,840
6South Korea $29,026
7Germany $22,788
8Ireland $21,186
9Haiti $14,331
10Spain $9,739

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Buffalo $10,647,525
2Seattle $4,606,195
3Ogdensburg, N.Y. $2,741,344
4St. Albans, Vt. $1,118,391
5Detroit $874,131
6Pembina, N.D. $836,498
7San Diego $682,834
8Great Falls, Mont. $558,831
9Laredo $149,900
10Portland, Maine $110,562

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:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 26.8 percent compared to last year to $56.58 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 47.64 percent compared to last year to $13.38 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 23.55 percent compared to last year to $5.62 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. fell 42.15 percent compared to last year to $5.59 million.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. fell 11.86 percent compared to last year to $5.3 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 $12.37 million, 10.11 percent, (94.37 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $1.56 million, 20.62 percent, (5.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China increased $159,605, 81.05 percent, (0.31 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Nepal decreased $18,228, 26.08 percent, (0.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Brazil increased $33,840, 0 percent, (0.03 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.89 percent of all these Paper, paperboard scrap imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $116.33 million of the $116.46 million total.

All totaled, 74.24 percent of all these Paper, paperboard scrap imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $86.45 million of the $116.46 million total