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

Imports: Paper and paperboard, including corrugated

Paper and paperboard, including corrugated, the No. 908 import by value totaled $5.34 million for the month of July, $36.8 million through July of 2019, and $58.71 million 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$14.79 M
2France$7.08 M
3United Kingdom$3.68 M
4Mexico$3.22 M
5China$2.6 M
6New Zealand$1.08 M
7Denmark$1.05 M
8Germany$1.03 M
9Italy$768,583
10South Korea$671,151
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $36.8 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Derby Line, Vermont, border crossing $4,738,696
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $4,288,224
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $3,648,629
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $3,195,806
5Port of Newark $2,917,099
6Port of Houston $2,498,478
7El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $2,460,357
8Port of Los Angeles $2,371,490
9Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $1,879,553
10Port of Charleston $1,721,011

U.S. imports of Paper and paperboard, including corrugated increased 14.26 percent through July to $36.8 million

U.S. imports of Paper and paperboard, including corrugated increased 14.26 percent from $32.2 million to $36.8 million 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 908 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 925 for the last full year with a total value of $58.71 million, a $8.4 million, 16.70 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 France, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Derby Line, Vermont, border crossing, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port of Newark.

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 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $14,792,896
2France $7,077,696
3United Kingdom $3,683,600
4Mexico $3,215,816
5China $2,596,873
6New Zealand $1,075,246
7Denmark $1,049,269
8Germany $1,034,958
9Italy $768,583
10South Korea $671,151

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1St. Albans, Vt. $3,116,651
2Detroit $2,804,978
3Los Angeles $2,091,358
4Buffalo $1,800,884
5Atlanta/Savannah $1,608,962
6Chicago $1,343,708
7El Paso $1,225,730
8New York City $1,191,882
9Houston $1,050,191
10Laredo $663,030

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:

  • Derby Line, Vermont, border crossing fell 29.36 percent compared to last year to $4.74 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 97.57 percent compared to last year to $4.29 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 4.96 percent compared to last year to $3.65 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 6.48 percent compared to last year to $3.2 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 40.4 percent compared to last year to $2.92 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 $307,150, 2.12 percent, (40.2 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 France increased $4.53 million, 177.41 percent, (19.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 United Kingdom increased $335,733, 10.03 percent, (10.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $737,613, 29.76 percent, (8.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China decreased $782,706, 23.16 percent, (7.06 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 85.24 percent of all these Paper and paperboard, including corrugated imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $31.37 million of the $36.8 million total.

All totaled, 51.06 percent of all these Paper and paperboard, including corrugated imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $18.79 million of the $36.8 million total