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

Imports: Paper, uncoated, for writing

Paper, uncoated, for writing, the No. 186 import by value totaled $176.1 million for the month of July, $1.3 billion through July of 2019, and $2 billion 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$690.67 M
2Brazil$95.8 M
3Finland$87.68 M
4Portugal$74.09 M
5Thailand$46.78 M
6Indonesia$39.13 M
7Germany$34.77 M
8Norway$31.69 M
9Israel$29.82 M
10Colombia$23.94 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.3 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $159,691,636
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $142,045,929
3Port of Newark $139,718,566
4Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $83,732,450
5Vanceboro Border Crossing, Maine $79,347,391
6Port of Baltimore, Md. $77,184,957
7Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $57,942,832
8Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $52,914,290
9Port of Houston $48,427,941
10Port of Philadelphia $46,720,691

U.S. imports of Paper, uncoated, for writing increased 19.62 percent through July to $1.3 billion

U.S. imports of Paper, uncoated, for writing increased 19.62 percent from $1.09 billion to $1.3 billion 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 186 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 208 for the last full year with a total value of $2 billion, a $195.16 million, 10.80 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 Finland, No. 4 Portugal and No. 5 Thailand. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. and No. 5 Vanceboro Border Crossing, Maine.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Finland, No. 3 Portugal, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. and No. 5 Vanceboro Border Crossing, Maine.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $690,669,549
2Brazil $95,804,227
3Finland $87,682,065
4Portugal $74,087,022
5Thailand $46,784,644
6Indonesia $39,132,854
7Germany $34,769,338
8Norway $31,685,129
9Israel $29,824,494
10Colombia $23,942,450

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $159,142,776
2Ogdensburg, N.Y. $84,863,746
3New York City $67,853,132
4Portland, Maine $56,119,571
5Seattle $49,269,795
6Baltimore $29,637,849
7St. Albans, Vt. $26,732,574
8Los Angeles $24,387,212
9Jacksonville/Tampa $22,994,134
10Philadelphia $19,948,481

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:

  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 8.43 percent compared to last year to $159.69 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 52.47 percent compared to last year to $142.05 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 27.28 percent compared to last year to $139.72 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 10.25 percent compared to last year to $83.73 million.
  • Vanceboro Border Crossing, Maine rose 68.12 percent compared to last year to $79.35 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 $28.11 million, 4.24 percent, (53.17 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Brazil increased $52.35 million, 120.49 percent, (7.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Finland increased $3.61 million, 4.3 percent, (6.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Portugal decreased $2.44 million, 3.18 percent, (5.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Thailand increased $22.52 million, 92.83 percent, (3.6 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 76.61 percent of all these Paper, uncoated, for writing imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $995.03 million of the $1.3 billion total.

All totaled, 46.54 percent of all these Paper, uncoated, for writing imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $604.54 million of the $1.3 billion total