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

Imports: Paper labels

Paper labels, the No. 554 import by value totaled $27.99 million for the month of February, $57.55 million through February 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$20.47 M
2Mexico$13.75 M
3China$10.27 M
4Vietnam$1.98 M
5United Kingdom$1.53 M
6Germany$1.33 M
7Japan$1.11 M
8Singapore$642,660
9The Netherlands$631,364
10Italy$573,082
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $57.55 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $8,883,086
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $8,743,018
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $6,160,809
4Port of Los Angeles $5,283,992
5Port Laredo $2,697,235
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $2,465,132
7Port of Newark $2,445,473
8Los Angeles International Airport $2,006,497
9Port of Long Beach $1,560,335
10Port of New Orleans $1,551,930

U.S. imports of Paper labels decreased 1.08 percent through February to $57.55 million

U.S. imports of Paper labels decreased 1.08 percent from $58.18 million to $57.55 million through the first two 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 554 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 551 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 February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Vietnam 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 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port Laredo.

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 Newark.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $20,471,016
2Mexico $13,747,359
3China $10,273,188
4Vietnam $1,977,638
5United Kingdom $1,526,497
6Germany $1,332,977
7Japan $1,110,826
8Singapore $642,660
9The Netherlands $631,364
10Italy $573,082

January – February 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 two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 12.21 percent compared to last year to $8.88 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 9.82 percent compared to last year to $8.74 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 6.11 percent compared to last year to $6.16 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 15.3 percent compared to last year to $5.28 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 43.32 percent compared to last year to $2.7 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 $359,959, 1.73 percent, (35.57 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $2.06 million, 17.66 percent, (23.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $3.43 million, 25.02 percent, (17.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Vietnam increased $1.22 million, 159.33 percent, (3.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $211,001, 12.14 percent, (2.65 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 83.4 percent of all these Paper labels imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $48 million of the $57.55 million total.

All totaled, 55.2 percent of all these Paper labels imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $31.77 million of the $57.55 million total