Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Imports: Paper, uncoated, for writing

Paper, uncoated, for writing, the No. 213 import by value totaled $127.76 million for the month of February, $267.8 million through February of 2020, and $2.09 billion for all of 2019, 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$181.66 M
2Finland$13.02 M
3Portugal$11.4 M
4Brazil$11.09 M
5Germany$8.34 M
6Thailand$7.41 M
7Israel$7.14 M
8Norway$4.35 M
9Sweden$2.86 M
10India$2.28 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $267.8 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $46,082,894
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $35,281,361
3Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $24,575,510
4Port of Newark $21,168,367
5Vanceboro Border Crossing, Maine $20,879,630
6Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $16,014,754
7Highgate Springs Alburg, Vt. $8,114,594
8Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $7,784,992
9Port of Philadelphia $7,727,644
10Port Everglades, Fla. $7,626,881

U.S. imports of Paper, uncoated, for writing decreased 25.50 percent through February to $267.8 million

U.S. imports of Paper, uncoated, for writing decreased 25.50 percent from $359.46 million to $267.8 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 213 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 190 for the last full year with a total value of $2.09 billion, a $87.43 million, 4.37 percent increase from the 2018 total.

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

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Finland, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 Portugal and No. 5 Norway. 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.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $181,661,388
2Finland $13,023,378
3Portugal $11,400,683
4Brazil $11,085,415
5Germany $8,338,484
6Thailand $7,412,386
7Israel $7,138,010
8Norway $4,346,584
9Sweden $2,860,039
10India $2,280,739

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $42,890,916
2Ogdensburg, N.Y. $19,643,481
3Portland, Maine $12,194,801
4New York City $11,136,417
5St. Albans, Vt. $5,944,117
6Baltimore $4,619,555
7Miami $4,534,991
8Houston $4,206,871
9Jacksonville/Tampa $4,171,559
10Philadelphia $3,526,021

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:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 22.37 percent compared to last year to $46.08 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 25.02 percent compared to last year to $35.28 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 8.45 percent compared to last year to $24.58 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 38.31 percent compared to last year to $21.17 million.
  • Vanceboro Border Crossing, Maine fell 27.78 percent compared to last year to $20.88 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 $18.24 million, 9.12 percent, (67.83 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Finland decreased $13.78 million, 51.42 percent, (4.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Portugal decreased $5.57 million, 32.81 percent, (4.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Brazil decreased $13.48 million, 54.88 percent, (4.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany decreased $1.64 million, 16.45 percent, (3.11 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 84.21 percent of all these Paper, uncoated, for writing imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $225.51 million of the $267.8 million total.

All totaled, 55.26 percent of all these Paper, uncoated, for writing imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $147.99 million of the $267.8 million total