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

Imports: Paper and paperboard, including corrugated

Paper and paperboard, including corrugated, the No. 925 import by value totaled $4.85 million for the month of December, $58.71 million through December 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$24.1 M
2United Kingdom$7.51 M
3China$6.06 M
4Mexico$4.96 M
5France$4.67 M
6New Zealand$2.68 M
7Italy$2.66 M
8Denmark$1.98 M
9Germany$1.84 M
10South Korea$1.2 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $58.71 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Derby Line, Vermont, border crossing $10,782,500
2Port of Los Angeles $5,829,779
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $5,824,332
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $5,385,285
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $4,721,476
6Port of Newark $3,587,882
7El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $3,200,095
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $2,903,603
9Port of Houston $2,829,693
10Port of Virginia $2,746,958

U.S. imports of Paper and paperboard, including corrugated increased 16.70 percent through December to $58.71 million

U.S. imports of Paper and paperboard, including corrugated increased 16.70 percent from $50.31 million to $58.71 million 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 925 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 936 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 December 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $24,095,728
2United Kingdom $7,508,184
3China $6,062,296
4Mexico $4,955,236
5France $4,670,010
6New Zealand $2,678,103
7Italy $2,657,322
8Denmark $1,977,113
9Germany $1,836,870
10South Korea $1,199,585

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1St. Albans, Vt. $2,314,558
2Detroit $2,019,926
3Los Angeles $1,581,325
4Buffalo $1,247,746
5Chicago $958,801
6Atlanta/Savannah $958,115
7Houston $954,635
8El Paso $940,048
9New York City $656,577
10Seattle $335,331

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Derby Line, Vermont, border crossing rose 13.3 percent compared to last year to $10.78 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 7.34 percent compared to last year to $5.83 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 11.78 percent compared to last year to $5.82 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 7.74 percent compared to last year to $5.39 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 7.04 percent compared to last year to $4.72 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 $2.49 million, 11.53 percent, (41.04 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 United Kingdom increased $1.64 million, 27.94 percent, (12.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $109,798, 1.78 percent, (10.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $1.78 million, 56.3 percent, (8.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 France increased $11,485, 0.25 percent, (7.95 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 80.55 percent of all these Paper and paperboard, including corrugated imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $47.29 million of the $58.71 million total.

All totaled, 55.43 percent of all these Paper and paperboard, including corrugated imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $32.54 million of the $58.71 million total