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

Imports: Paper, uncoated, for writing

Paper, uncoated, for writing, the No. 187 import by value totaled $193.42 million for the month of March, $552.88 million through March of 2019, and $2 billion 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$306.57 M
2Finland$38.17 M
3Brazil$33.95 M
4Portugal$31.26 M
5Thailand$16.96 M
6Germany$15.78 M
7Norway$14.12 M
8Indonesia$11.48 M
9Israel$10.43 M
10Colombia$9.7 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $552.88 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $73,169,293
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $57,755,715
3Port of Newark $54,980,583
4Vanceboro Border Crossing, Maine $40,672,916
5Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $35,350,342
6Port of Baltimore, Md. $34,165,265
7Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $23,526,681
8Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $22,851,451
9Port of Philadelphia $19,713,888
10Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $19,193,729

U.S. imports of Paper, uncoated, for writing increased 26.89 percent through March to $552.88 million

U.S. imports of Paper, uncoated, for writing increased 26.89 percent from $435.7 million to $552.88 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 187 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 209 for the last full year with a total value of $2 billion, a $195.16 million, 10.80 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Finland, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 Portugal and No. 5 Thailand. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Vanceboro Border Crossing, Maine and No. 5 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Finland, No. 3 Portugal, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. and No. 5 Vanceboro Border Crossing, Maine.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $306,573,475
2Finland $38,171,085
3Brazil $33,947,437
4Portugal $31,258,802
5Thailand $16,956,549
6Germany $15,781,394
7Norway $14,122,780
8Indonesia $11,475,693
9Israel $10,434,667
10Colombia $9,697,867

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $159,142,776
2Ogdensburg, N.Y. $84,863,746
3New York City $67,853,132
4Portland, Maine $56,119,571
5Seattle $49,269,795
6Baltimore $29,637,849
7St. Albans, Vt. $26,732,574
8Los Angeles $24,387,212
9Jacksonville/Tampa $22,994,134
10Philadelphia $19,948,481

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 5.07 percent compared to last year to $73.17 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 44.63 percent compared to last year to $57.76 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 27.13 percent compared to last year to $54.98 million.
  • Vanceboro Border Crossing, Maine rose 155.52 percent compared to last year to $40.67 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 21.29 percent compared to last year to $35.35 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 $31.85 million, 11.59 percent, (55.45 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Finland increased $5.66 million, 17.41 percent, (6.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Brazil increased $15.6 million, 85.07 percent, (6.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Portugal increased $4.22 million, 15.62 percent, (5.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Thailand increased $7.2 million, 73.86 percent, (3.07 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 77.22 percent of all these Paper, uncoated, for writing imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $426.91 million of the $552.88 million total.

All totaled, 47.38 percent of all these Paper, uncoated, for writing imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $261.93 million of the $552.88 million total