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

Imports: Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin

Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin, the No. 178 import by value totaled $222.26 million for the month of December, $2.43 billion through December 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$587.35 M
2Finland$542.49 M
3South Korea$352.96 M
4Germany$219.48 M
5Sweden$204.16 M
6China$126.6 M
7Italy$63.1 M
8Spain$59.68 M
9Japan$54.57 M
10United Kingdom$39.76 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.43 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Baltimore, Md. $337,896,173
2Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $277,190,082
3Port of Newark $269,328,093
4Port of Philadelphia $246,757,587
5Port of Los Angeles $221,831,487
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $142,501,663
7Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $116,333,809
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $100,549,674
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $76,796,570
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $72,009,168

U.S. imports of Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin increased 17.26 percent through December to $2.43 billion

U.S. imports of Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin increased 17.26 percent from $2.07 billion to $2.43 billion in 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 December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 185 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 December 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $587,348,354
2Finland $542,494,348
3South Korea $352,956,623
4Germany $219,482,538
5Sweden $204,162,917
6China $126,603,432
7Italy $63,098,756
8Spain $59,680,815
9Japan $54,571,150
10United Kingdom $39,761,282

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Baltimore $83,178,658
2Philadelphia $67,335,194
3Jacksonville/Tampa $66,246,720
4New York City $62,082,006
5Detroit $60,967,234
6Los Angeles $46,919,806
7Seattle $32,749,835
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $24,800,936
9Buffalo $18,880,289
10Chicago $16,570,035

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 29.22 percent compared to last year to $337.9 million.
  • Port of Jacksonville, Fla. rose 18.6 percent compared to last year to $277.19 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 15.4 percent compared to last year to $269.33 million.
  • Port of Philadelphia rose 14.65 percent compared to last year to $246.76 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 14.05 percent compared to last year to $221.83 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 $64.72 million, 12.38 percent, (24.22 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Finland increased $126.71 million, 30.48 percent, (22.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea increased $88.43 million, 33.43 percent, (14.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $21.84 million, 11.05 percent, (9.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Sweden increased $7.91 million, 4.03 percent, (8.42 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 78.6 percent of all these Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $1.91 billion of the $2.43 billion total.

All totaled, 55.78 percent of all these Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $1.35 billion of the $2.43 billion total