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

Imports: Paper, paperboard scrap

Paper, paperboard scrap, the No. 845 import by value totaled $5.58 million for the month of July, $56.65 million through July of 2019, and $140.7 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$54.49 M
2Mexico$1.96 M
3China$80,468
4Italy$30,734
5Germany$22,074
6Myanmar (Burma)$14,386
7Ireland$12,217
8France$10,134
9Cayman Islands$9,715
10Belgium$7,047
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U.S. imports of Paper, paperboard scrap decreased 28.30 percent through July to $56.65 million

U.S. imports of Paper, paperboard scrap decreased 28.30 percent from $79.01 million to $56.65 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 845 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 772 for the last full year with a total value of $140.7 million, a $11.62 million, 7.63 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 4 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. and No. 5 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. and No. 5 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D..

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $54,489,231
2Mexico $1,956,969
3China $80,468
4Italy $30,734
5Germany $22,074
6Myanmar (Burma) $14,386
7Ireland $12,217
8France $10,134
9Cayman Islands $9,715
10Belgium $7,047

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Buffalo $22,001,804
2Seattle $6,704,782
3Ogdensburg, N.Y. $6,041,978
4Detroit $3,493,259
5St. Albans, Vt. $2,628,694
6Pembina, N.D. $2,178,384
7San Diego $1,346,919
8Great Falls, Mont. $1,157,440
9Laredo $456,762
10Portland, Maine $188,346

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:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 30.22 percent compared to last year to $27.48 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 95.02 percent compared to last year to $5.37 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 63.59 percent compared to last year to $3.74 million.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. rose 4.16 percent compared to last year to $3.32 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. fell 30.95 percent compared to last year to $2.55 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 $20.63 million, 27.47 percent, (96.18 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $1.51 million, 43.49 percent, (3.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $240,218, 74.91 percent, (0.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Italy increased $28,271, 1147.83 percent, (0.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany decreased $714, 3.13 percent, (0.04 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.87 percent of all these Paper, paperboard scrap imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $56.58 million of the $56.65 million total.

All totaled, 74.94 percent of all these Paper, paperboard scrap imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $42.45 million of the $56.65 million total