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

Imports: Paper labels

Paper labels, the No. 530 import by value totaled $39.07 million for the month of October, $337.14 million through October of 2018, and $378.55 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$110.52 M
2China$83.56 M
3Mexico$67.5 M
4Italy$12.67 M
5Germany$10.52 M
6United Kingdom$9.26 M
7Vietnam$6.91 M
8Japan$4.35 M
9The Netherlands$3.05 M
10France$2.98 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $337.14 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $47,884,725
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $44,756,821
3Port of Los Angeles $38,229,966
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $32,450,917
5Port of Newark $15,169,329
6Port of Long Beach $12,320,682
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $12,141,724
8Los Angeles International Airport $9,757,071
9Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $8,830,762
10Port of New Orleans $6,955,998

U.S. imports of Paper labels increased 6.05 percent through October to $337.14 million

U.S. imports of Paper labels increased 6.05 percent from $317.91 million to $337.14 million through the first 10 months of 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 530 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 524 for the last full year with a total value of $378.55 million, a $20.32 million, 5.67 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, 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 Mexico, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $110,515,528
2China $83,561,670
3Mexico $67,498,278
4Italy $12,672,798
5Germany $10,518,541
6United Kingdom $9,262,905
7Vietnam $6,911,122
8Japan $4,351,386
9The Netherlands $3,052,047
10France $2,982,135

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $10,011,756
2Los Angeles $8,301,982
3San Diego $8,142,496
4Buffalo $6,545,420
5Cleveland $2,888,156
6New York City $2,788,603
7New Orleans $2,604,093
8Seattle $2,145,173
9Ogdensburg, N.Y. $1,996,304
10Laredo $1,900,178

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. fell 0.93 percent compared to last year to $47.88 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 9.99 percent compared to last year to $44.76 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 2.65 percent compared to last year to $38.23 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 5.22 percent compared to last year to $32.45 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 11.46 percent compared to last year to $15.17 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 $6.48 million, 6.23 percent, (32.78 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $2.71 million, 3.35 percent, (24.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico decreased $1.29 million, 1.87 percent, (20.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Italy increased $8.36 million, 193.58 percent, (3.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany decreased $699,973, 6.24 percent, (3.12 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 84.46 percent of all these Paper labels imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $284.77 million of the $337.14 million total.

All totaled, 52.94 percent of all these Paper labels imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $178.49 million of the $337.14 million total