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

Imports: Paper labels

Paper labels, the No. 564 import by value totaled $30.35 million for the month of August, $230.99 million through August of 2019, and $396.36 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$81.04 M
2Mexico$56.36 M
3China$40.73 M
4United Kingdom$7.08 M
5Germany$6.5 M
6Vietnam$6.13 M
7Japan$3.31 M
8Italy$3.22 M
9The Netherlands$2.12 M
10France$2.12 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $230.99 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $41,365,337
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $34,786,276
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $24,697,034
4Port of Los Angeles $18,997,579
5Port of Newark $10,649,433
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $8,347,980
7Port of New Orleans $6,924,694
8Port of Long Beach $6,296,568
9Port Laredo $5,654,325
10Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $5,433,501

U.S. imports of Paper labels decreased 10.78 percent through August to $230.99 million

U.S. imports of Paper labels decreased 10.78 percent from $258.9 million to $230.99 million through the first eight 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 564 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 539 for the last full year with a total value of $396.36 million, a $17.81 million, 4.70 percent increase from the 2017 total.

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

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $81,042,118
2Mexico $56,356,279
3China $40,729,068
4United Kingdom $7,084,871
5Germany $6,503,746
6Vietnam $6,130,734
7Japan $3,307,812
8Italy $3,220,189
9The Netherlands $2,124,864
10France $2,118,413

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $19,674,840
2Los Angeles $18,141,234
3San Diego $17,973,989
4Buffalo $12,272,457
5New York City $5,828,580
6New Orleans $5,673,630
7Cleveland $5,602,077
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $3,746,764
9Seattle $3,503,560
10Laredo $3,039,839

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 9.73 percent compared to last year to $41.37 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 4.63 percent compared to last year to $34.79 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 5.14 percent compared to last year to $24.7 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 30.09 percent compared to last year to $19 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 3.47 percent compared to last year to $10.65 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 decreased $7.89 million, 8.88 percent, (35.08 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $2.19 million, 4.04 percent, (24.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $14.06 million, 25.66 percent, (17.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 United Kingdom decreased $620,942, 8.06 percent, (3.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany decreased $1.61 million, 19.87 percent, (2.82 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 83 percent of all these Paper labels imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $191.72 million of the $230.99 million total.

All totaled, 56.49 percent of all these Paper labels imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $130.5 million of the $230.99 million total