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

Imports: Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin

Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin, the No. 177 import by value totaled $216.44 million for the month of March, $600.61 million through March of 2019, and $2.43 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$150.34 M
2Finland$130.86 M
3South Korea$114.58 M
4Germany$52.13 M
5Sweden$51.03 M
6Japan$14.65 M
7Spain$13.19 M
8Italy$11.84 M
9China$9.56 M
10United Kingdom$9.37 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $600.61 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Baltimore, Md. $96,258,631
2Port of Newark $66,002,018
3Port of Philadelphia $63,843,545
4Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $56,138,777
5Port of Los Angeles $51,786,179
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $47,179,686
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $25,029,936
8Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $24,060,193
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $16,399,550
10Port of Houston $15,644,612

U.S. imports of Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin increased 10.77 percent through March to $600.61 million

U.S. imports of Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin increased 10.77 percent from $542.21 million to $600.61 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 177 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 186 for the last full year with a total value of $2.43 billion, a $357.01 million, 17.26 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Finland, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Sweden. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Philadelphia, No. 4 Port of Jacksonville, Fla. and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Finland, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Sweden and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 2 Port of Jacksonville, Fla., No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Philadelphia and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $150,344,168
2Finland $130,860,830
3South Korea $114,580,500
4Germany $52,128,393
5Sweden $51,033,879
6Japan $14,645,266
7Spain $13,185,256
8Italy $11,842,553
9China $9,564,612
10United Kingdom $9,365,548

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Baltimore $111,352,620
2Jacksonville/Tampa $85,236,372
3Detroit $83,488,184
4New York City $83,342,734
5Philadelphia $79,455,444
6Los Angeles $61,153,734
7Seattle $44,259,268
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $35,534,365
9Buffalo $25,042,596
10Chicago $23,785,425

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 of Baltimore, Md. rose 18.6 percent compared to last year to $96.26 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 17.73 percent compared to last year to $66 million.
  • Port of Philadelphia rose 22.86 percent compared to last year to $63.84 million.
  • Port of Jacksonville, Fla. fell 18.51 percent compared to last year to $56.14 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 6.79 percent compared to last year to $51.79 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 $9.96 million, 7.1 percent, (25.03 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Finland increased $10.01 million, 8.28 percent, (21.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea increased $40.97 million, 55.66 percent, (19.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $5.03 million, 10.68 percent, (8.68 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Sweden decreased $6.81 million, 11.78 percent, (8.5 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 83.07 percent of all these Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $498.95 million of the $600.61 million total.

All totaled, 55.62 percent of all these Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $334.03 million of the $600.61 million total