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

Imports: Particle board

Particle board, the No. 281 import by value totaled $89.9 million for the month of February, $206.45 million through February of 2019, and $1.94 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$196.81 M
2Italy$2.75 M
3Brazil$1.22 M
4Mexico$1.16 M
5China$615,681
6Spain$607,358
7Romania$559,776
8Austria$523,836
9Germany$400,020
10The Netherlands$291,483
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U.S. imports of Particle board decreased 22.88 percent through February to $206.45 million

U.S. imports of Particle board decreased 22.88 percent from $267.69 million to $206.45 million through the first two 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 281 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 225 for the last full year with a total value of $1.94 billion, a $199.87 million, 11.48 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 Brazil, 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 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Germany 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..

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $196,812,580
2Italy $2,752,634
3Brazil $1,216,972
4Mexico $1,164,116
5China $615,681
6Spain $607,358
7Romania $559,776
8Austria $523,836
9Germany $400,020
10The Netherlands $291,483

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Seattle $162,643,631
2Duluth, Minn. $94,885,911
3Detroit $83,755,925
4Great Falls, Mont. $55,359,812
5Ogdensburg, N.Y. $25,677,794
6St. Albans, Vt. $18,057,191
7Buffalo $17,248,625
8Pembina, N.D. $16,596,269
9Miami $5,132,242
10Portland, Maine $4,767,007

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:

  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 26.81 percent compared to last year to $53.22 million.
  • International Falls, Minn. fell 24.03 percent compared to last year to $35.83 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 30.56 percent compared to last year to $25.39 million.
  • Port of Eastport, Idaho fell 35.04 percent compared to last year to $11.41 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 7.42 percent compared to last year to $9.73 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 $61.55 million, 23.82 percent, (95.33 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Italy increased $1.16 million, 72.76 percent, (1.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Brazil increased $222,957, 22.43 percent, (0.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico decreased $89,916, 7.17 percent, (0.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China decreased $442,051, 41.79 percent, (0.3 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 98.12 percent of all these Particle board imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $202.56 million of the $206.45 million total.

All totaled, 65.67 percent of all these Particle board imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $135.57 million of the $206.45 million total