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

Imports: Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin

Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin, the No. 181 import by value totaled $191.19 million for the month of July, $1.38 billion through July of 2019, and $2.43 billion 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$346.56 M
2Finland$304.87 M
3South Korea$235.02 M
4Germany$128.53 M
5Sweden$116.38 M
6Japan$34.32 M
7Italy$29.69 M
8China$26.41 M
9Spain$26.02 M
10Austria$25.74 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.38 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Baltimore, Md. $203,589,749
2Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $154,155,972
3Port of Newark $146,653,080
4Port of Philadelphia $141,273,931
5Port of Los Angeles $114,391,609
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $112,631,386
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $56,897,502
8Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $54,785,753
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $40,737,967
10Port of Houston $35,507,056

U.S. imports of Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin increased 1.99 percent through July to $1.38 billion

U.S. imports of Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin increased 1.99 percent from $1.35 billion to $1.38 billion through the first seven 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 181 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 183 for the last full year with a total value of $2.43 billion, a $357.01 million, 17.26 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July 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 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $346,563,670
2Finland $304,869,356
3South Korea $235,015,895
4Germany $128,525,922
5Sweden $116,383,416
6Japan $34,320,454
7Italy $29,688,625
8China $26,408,766
9Spain $26,024,719
10Austria $25,735,988

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Baltimore $111,352,620
2Jacksonville/Tampa $85,236,372
3Detroit $83,488,184
4New York City $83,342,734
5Philadelphia $79,455,444
6Los Angeles $61,153,734
7Seattle $44,259,268
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $35,534,365
9Buffalo $25,042,596
10Chicago $23,785,425

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 8.57 percent compared to last year to $203.59 million.
  • Port of Jacksonville, Fla. rose 5.81 percent compared to last year to $154.16 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 1.83 percent compared to last year to $146.65 million.
  • Port of Philadelphia fell 5.13 percent compared to last year to $141.27 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 12.18 percent compared to last year to $114.39 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 $13.93 million, 4.19 percent, (25.13 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Finland increased $9.87 million, 3.34 percent, (22.1 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea increased $43.15 million, 22.49 percent, (17.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $6.19 million, 5.06 percent, (9.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Sweden decreased $7.57 million, 6.1 percent, (8.44 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 82.03 percent of all these Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $1.13 billion of the $1.38 billion total.

All totaled, 55.11 percent of all these Paper and paperboard, coated with kaolin imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $760.06 million of the $1.38 billion total