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

Imports: Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin

Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin, the No. 178 import by value totaled $246.9 million for the month of October, $2.02 billion through October of 2018, and $2.07 billion 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$487.68 M
2Finland$451.26 M
3South Korea$287.74 M
4Germany$185.18 M
5Sweden$173.62 M
6China$107.71 M
7Italy$52.4 M
8Spain$48.54 M
9Japan$45.66 M
10United Kingdom$33.59 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.02 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Baltimore, Md. $280,624,423
2Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $231,762,593
3Port of Newark $220,146,947
4Port of Philadelphia $208,810,152
5Port of Los Angeles $186,931,324
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $116,183,685
7Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $98,533,094
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $83,389,564
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $64,911,613
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $61,628,265

U.S. imports of Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin increased 15.52 percent through October to $2.02 billion

U.S. imports of Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin increased 15.52 percent from $1.74 billion to $2.02 billion 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 178 through October 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 $2.07 billion, a $85.8 million, 3.98 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October 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 Jacksonville, Fla., No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Philadelphia 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 Germany and No. 5 Sweden. 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 – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $487,683,992
2Finland $451,259,705
3South Korea $287,736,692
4Germany $185,178,943
5Sweden $173,623,592
6China $107,707,113
7Italy $52,396,192
8Spain $48,544,226
9Japan $45,660,435
10United Kingdom $33,593,471

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Baltimore $53,696,641
2Philadelphia $40,759,961
3Jacksonville/Tampa $39,421,496
4Detroit $39,348,538
5New York City $35,455,944
6Los Angeles $29,571,791
7Seattle $20,749,495
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $16,774,192
9Buffalo $12,978,741
10Houston $9,107,313

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:

  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 28.7 percent compared to last year to $280.62 million.
  • Port of Jacksonville, Fla. rose 15.89 percent compared to last year to $231.76 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 11.98 percent compared to last year to $220.15 million.
  • Port of Philadelphia rose 14.24 percent compared to last year to $208.81 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 12.35 percent compared to last year to $186.93 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 $51.44 million, 11.79 percent, (24.2 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Finland increased $100.58 million, 28.68 percent, (22.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea increased $68.94 million, 31.51 percent, (14.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $13.38 million, 7.79 percent, (9.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Sweden increased $9.87 million, 6.03 percent, (8.62 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 78.67 percent of all these Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $1.59 billion of the $2.02 billion total.

All totaled, 55.99 percent of all these Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $1.13 billion of the $2.02 billion total