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

Imports: Particle board

Particle board, the No. 198 import by value totaled $169.94 million for the month of October, $1.71 billion through October of 2018, and $1.74 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$1.65 B
2Italy$10.89 M
3Romania$8.69 M
4Mexico$6.95 M
5China$6.2 M
6Brazil$5.96 M
7Spain$3.46 M
8Austria$2.52 M
9Germany$2.35 M
10Chile$1.74 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.71 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $469,152,455
2International Falls, Minn. $318,172,538
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $226,565,335
4Port of Eastport, Idaho $128,507,351
5Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $79,737,014
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $62,824,369
7Sumas, Border Crossing, Wash. $61,399,218
8Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $58,087,266
9Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $56,847,079
10Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $56,843,066

U.S. imports of Particle board increased 15.88 percent through October to $1.71 billion

U.S. imports of Particle board increased 15.88 percent from $1.48 billion to $1.71 billion through the first 10 months of 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 October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 212 for the last full year with a total value of $1.74 billion, a $230.57 million, 15.27 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 Romania, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 2 International Falls, Minn., No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Eastport, Idaho and No. 5 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Romania, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 2 International Falls, Minn., No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Eastport, Idaho and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $1,651,649,796
2Italy $10,889,986
3Romania $8,691,711
4Mexico $6,947,164
5China $6,196,024
6Brazil $5,960,341
7Spain $3,459,528
8Austria $2,524,843
9Germany $2,347,695
10Chile $1,736,124

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Seattle $85,244,871
2Detroit $52,501,236
3Duluth, Minn. $47,230,680
4Great Falls, Mont. $31,970,753
5Ogdensburg, N.Y. $12,603,868
6St. Albans, Vt. $9,547,982
7Buffalo $9,211,132
8Pembina, N.D. $8,431,428
9Portland, Maine $2,232,855
10Miami $1,460,475

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 12.63 percent compared to last year to $469.15 million.
  • International Falls, Minn. rose 26.71 percent compared to last year to $318.17 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 22.42 percent compared to last year to $226.57 million.
  • Port of Eastport, Idaho rose 38.6 percent compared to last year to $128.51 million.
  • Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. rose 17.5 percent compared to last year to $79.74 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 $234.19 million, 16.52 percent, (96.62 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Italy increased $1.91 million, 21.31 percent, (0.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Romania decreased $3.68 million, 29.77 percent, (0.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $763,701, 12.35 percent, (0.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China increased $1.25 million, 25.32 percent, (0.36 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 98.53 percent of all these Particle board imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $1.68 billion of the $1.71 billion total.

All totaled, 71.49 percent of all these Particle board imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $1.22 billion of the $1.71 billion total