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

Imports: Paper, paperboard scrap

Paper, paperboard scrap, the No. 786 import by value totaled $10.11 million for the month of March, $30.26 million through March of 2019, and $140.7 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$29.15 M
2Mexico$974,883
3China$69,423
4Germany$22,074
5Italy$15,519
6Cayman Islands$7,501
7South Korea$5,982
8Ireland$5,445
9Portugal$4,489
10Argentina$0
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U.S. imports of Paper, paperboard scrap decreased 8.87 percent through March to $30.26 million

U.S. imports of Paper, paperboard scrap decreased 8.87 percent from $33.2 million to $30.26 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 786 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 766 for the last full year with a total value of $140.7 million, a $11.62 million, 7.63 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

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

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Nepal. 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 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. and No. 5 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $29,153,084
2Mexico $974,883
3China $69,423
4Germany $22,074
5Italy $15,519
6Cayman Islands $7,501
7South Korea $5,982
8Ireland $5,445
9Portugal $4,489
10Nepal $0

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Buffalo $22,001,804
2Seattle $6,704,782
3Ogdensburg, N.Y. $6,041,978
4Detroit $3,493,259
5St. Albans, Vt. $2,628,694
6Pembina, N.D. $2,178,384
7San Diego $1,346,919
8Great Falls, Mont. $1,157,440
9Laredo $456,762
10Portland, Maine $188,346

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:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 14.11 percent compared to last year to $14.08 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 331.95 percent compared to last year to $2.85 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 58.77 percent compared to last year to $2.41 million.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. rose 80.87 percent compared to last year to $2.03 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. rose 6.85 percent compared to last year to $1.45 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 $2.88 million, 9 percent, (96.35 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $116,292, 10.66 percent, (3.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China increased $20,203, 41.05 percent, (0.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $2,694, 13.9 percent, (0.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy increased $13,056, 530.09 percent, (0.05 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.92 percent of all these Paper, paperboard scrap imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $30.23 million of the $30.26 million total.

All totaled, 75.41 percent of all these Paper, paperboard scrap imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $22.82 million of the $30.26 million total