Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Imports: Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin

Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin, the No. 185 import by value totaled $160.61 million for the month of February, $344.63 million through February of 2020, and $2.29 billion for all of 2019, 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$89.38 M
2Finland$73.9 M
3South Korea$55.49 M
4Sweden$39.57 M
5Germany$30.82 M
6Italy$9.51 M
7Japan$7.35 M
8Austria$5.88 M
9Spain$4.65 M
10United Kingdom$4.39 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $344.63 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Baltimore, Md. $47,802,287
2Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $42,387,444
3Port of Newark $41,599,531
4Port of Philadelphia $37,806,722
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $25,227,334
6Port of Los Angeles $22,005,946
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $15,642,797
8Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $13,724,740
9Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $10,916,445
10Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $10,869,288

U.S. imports of Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin decreased 10.29 percent through February to $344.63 million

U.S. imports of Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin decreased 10.29 percent from $384.17 million to $344.63 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 185 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 181 for the last full year with a total value of $2.29 billion, a $140.42 million, 5.79 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading 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 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

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 – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $89,375,025
2Finland $73,904,873
3South Korea $55,488,101
4Sweden $39,565,698
5Germany $30,818,490
6Italy $9,509,724
7Japan $7,350,309
8Austria $5,881,239
9Spain $4,646,872
10United Kingdom $4,390,280

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Baltimore $25,723,315
2Detroit $23,780,977
3New York City $21,003,203
4Jacksonville/Tampa $19,293,908
5Philadelphia $14,307,162
6Los Angeles $11,150,912
7Ogdensburg, N.Y. $10,510,286
8Seattle $6,809,472
9Buffalo $5,538,828
10Chicago $4,535,557

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 23.66 percent compared to last year to $47.8 million.
  • Port of Jacksonville, Fla. rose 11.24 percent compared to last year to $42.39 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 0.79 percent compared to last year to $41.6 million.
  • Port of Philadelphia rose 8.79 percent compared to last year to $37.81 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 14.9 percent compared to last year to $25.23 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 decreased $6.32 million, 6.6 percent, (25.93 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Finland decreased $7.59 million, 9.32 percent, (21.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea decreased $21.49 million, 27.92 percent, (16.1 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Sweden increased $5.59 million, 16.44 percent, (11.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $281,478, 0.92 percent, (8.94 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 83.9 percent of all these Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $289.15 million of the $344.63 million total.

All totaled, 56.53 percent of all these Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $194.82 million of the $344.63 million total