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

Imports: Paper and paperboard, including corrugated

Paper and paperboard, including corrugated, the No. 926 import by value totaled $6.01 million for the month of October, $48.26 million through October of 2018, and $50.31 million 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$20.58 M
2United Kingdom$5.71 M
3China$4.96 M
4Mexico$3.95 M
5France$3.89 M
6New Zealand$2.25 M
7Italy$1.85 M
8Denmark$1.6 M
9Germany$1.52 M
10South Korea$963,286
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $48.26 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Derby Line, Vermont, border crossing $9,528,944
2Port of Los Angeles $4,964,120
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $4,796,163
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $4,593,024
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $3,702,350
6Port of Newark $2,780,831
7El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $2,635,320
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $2,477,368
9Port of Houston $2,257,044
10Port of Virginia $2,106,994

U.S. imports of Paper and paperboard, including corrugated increased 15.87 percent through October to $48.26 million

U.S. imports of Paper and paperboard, including corrugated increased 15.87 percent from $41.65 million to $48.26 million 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 926 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 935 for the last full year with a total value of $50.31 million, a $7.52 million, 17.59 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 China, 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..

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $20,579,574
2United Kingdom $5,706,191
3China $4,964,456
4Mexico $3,952,356
5France $3,893,314
6New Zealand $2,249,858
7Italy $1,849,034
8Denmark $1,595,121
9Germany $1,522,605
10South Korea $963,286

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1St. Albans, Vt. $1,725,099
2Detroit $1,318,857
3Los Angeles $1,082,256
4Buffalo $1,008,623
5El Paso $660,955
6Houston $641,498
7Atlanta/Savannah $582,617
8Chicago $278,439
9New York City $277,111
10Minneapolis $276,603

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:

  • Derby Line, Vermont, border crossing rose 22.19 percent compared to last year to $9.53 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 8.64 percent compared to last year to $4.96 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 16.12 percent compared to last year to $4.8 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 8.49 percent compared to last year to $4.59 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 3.56 percent compared to last year to $3.7 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 $2.45 million, 13.52 percent, (42.64 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 United Kingdom increased $889,799, 18.47 percent, (11.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $360,078, 6.76 percent, (10.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $1.49 million, 60.57 percent, (8.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 France increased $43,433, 1.13 percent, (8.07 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 81.01 percent of all these Paper and paperboard, including corrugated imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $39.1 million of the $48.26 million total.

All totaled, 57.16 percent of all these Paper and paperboard, including corrugated imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $27.58 million of the $48.26 million total