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

Imports: Paper and paperboard, including corrugated

Paper and paperboard, including corrugated, the No. 905 import by value totaled $5.29 million for the month of March, $15.15 million through March of 2019, and $58.71 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$6.6 M
2France$2.25 M
3United Kingdom$1.46 M
4China$1.45 M
5Mexico$1.34 M
6New Zealand$595,171
7Italy$465,203
8Germany$334,017
9South Korea$220,747
10Denmark$212,020
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $15.15 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Derby Line, Vermont, border crossing $1,829,363
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $1,770,765
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $1,375,716
4Port of Newark $1,274,771
5Port of Los Angeles $1,226,112
6Port of Houston $1,077,316
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $1,073,072
8El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $1,049,318
9Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $888,278
10Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $853,867

U.S. imports of Paper and paperboard, including corrugated increased 13.24 percent through March to $15.15 million

U.S. imports of Paper and paperboard, including corrugated increased 13.24 percent from $13.38 million to $15.15 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 905 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 916 for the last full year with a total value of $58.71 million, a $8.4 million, 16.70 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 France, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 China and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Derby Line, Vermont, border crossing, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Derby Line, Vermont, border crossing, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $6,596,855
2France $2,251,736
3United Kingdom $1,462,830
4China $1,449,577
5Mexico $1,342,443
6New Zealand $595,171
7Italy $465,203
8Germany $334,017
9South Korea $220,747
10Denmark $212,020

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1St. Albans, Vt. $3,116,651
2Detroit $2,804,978
3Los Angeles $2,091,358
4Buffalo $1,800,884
5Atlanta/Savannah $1,608,962
6Chicago $1,343,708
7El Paso $1,225,730
8New York City $1,191,882
9Houston $1,050,191
10Laredo $663,030

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:

  • Derby Line, Vermont, border crossing fell 28.03 percent compared to last year to $1.83 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 75.3 percent compared to last year to $1.77 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 2.35 percent compared to last year to $1.38 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 18.48 percent compared to last year to $1.27 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 21.44 percent compared to last year to $1.23 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 $1.09 million, 19.89 percent, (43.55 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 France increased $1.12 million, 99.79 percent, (14.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 United Kingdom increased $59,131, 4.21 percent, (9.66 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $195,354, 11.88 percent, (9.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico increased $100,548, 8.1 percent, (8.86 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 86.5 percent of all these Paper and paperboard, including corrugated imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $13.1 million of the $15.15 million total.

All totaled, 49.36 percent of all these Paper and paperboard, including corrugated imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $7.48 million of the $15.15 million total