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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through December 2018.

Imports: Paper, uncoated, for writing

Paper, uncoated, for writing, the No. 198 import by value totaled $176.53 million for the month of December, $2 billion through December of 2018, and $1.81 billion for all of 2017, 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$1.19 B
2Finland$158.67 M
3Portugal$131.82 M
4Brazil$94.41 M
5Germany$59.07 M
6Norway$44.71 M
7Thailand$44 M
8Israel$38.5 M
9Indonesia$24.8 M
10South Korea$24.19 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $311,087,268
2Port of Newark $209,142,907
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $180,011,065
4Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $128,449,971
5Vanceboro Border Crossing, Maine $127,008,850
6Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $114,811,437
7Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $97,585,539
8Port of Baltimore, Md. $92,937,604
9Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $84,104,987
10Highgate Springs Alburg, Vt. $64,515,510

U.S. imports of Paper, uncoated, for writing increased 10.80 percent through December to $2 billion

U.S. imports of Paper, uncoated, for writing increased 10.80 percent from $1.81 billion to $2 billion in 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 198 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 204 for the last full year with a total value of $1.81 billion, a $208.94 million, 10.36 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through December 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 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.

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 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash..

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $1,188,719,495
2Finland $158,670,682
3Portugal $131,817,204
4Brazil $94,411,978
5Germany $59,074,638
6Norway $44,709,611
7Thailand $43,995,396
8Israel $38,498,694
9Indonesia $24,799,791
10South Korea $24,187,872

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $117,063,936
2Ogdensburg, N.Y. $62,827,254
3New York City $45,700,020
4Seattle $36,103,956
5Portland, Maine $34,668,580
6Baltimore $20,368,954
7St. Albans, Vt. $20,174,156
8Jacksonville/Tampa $18,052,492
9Los Angeles $15,665,907
10Miami $14,715,223

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 34.14 percent compared to last year to $311.09 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 1.11 percent compared to last year to $209.14 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 2.34 percent compared to last year to $180.01 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. fell 8.56 percent compared to last year to $128.45 million.
  • Vanceboro Border Crossing, Maine rose 36.09 percent compared to last year to $127.01 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 $131.15 million, 12.4 percent, (59.35 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Finland increased $24.49 million, 18.25 percent, (7.92 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Portugal increased $12.22 million, 10.21 percent, (6.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Brazil decreased $3.85 million, 3.92 percent, (4.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $1.61 million, 2.79 percent, (2.95 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 81.51 percent of all these Paper, uncoated, for writing imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $1.63 billion of the $2 billion total.

All totaled, 47.71 percent of all these Paper, uncoated, for writing imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $955.7 million of the $2 billion total