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

Imports: Photo paper

Photo paper, the No. 1091 import by value totaled $630,371 for the month of February, $1.93 million through February of 2019, and $13.37 million 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
1United Kingdom$1.01 M
2Japan$424,078
3The Netherlands$217,701
4Czech Republic$197,002
5Switzerland$59,099
6China$13,214
7Mexico$7,430
8Germany$4,942
9Canada$0
10New Zealand$0
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.93 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $852,643
2Port of Los Angeles $618,216
3Port of Charleston $215,017
4Port of Virginia $119,900
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $45,425
6Chicago O’Hare International Airport $33,341
7Anchorage International Airport, Alaska $14,755
8Port of Long Beach $10,395
9Pharr International Bridge in Texas $7,430
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $6,565

U.S. imports of Photo paper increased 5.55 percent through February to $1.93 million

U.S. imports of Photo paper increased 5.55 percent from $1.83 million to $1.93 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 1091 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1087 for the last full year with a total value of $13.37 million, a $686,870, 5.42 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 Czech Republic and No. 5 Switzerland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Switzerland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Port of Philadelphia.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1United Kingdom $1,011,505
2Japan $424,078
3The Netherlands $217,701
4Czech Republic $197,002
5Switzerland $59,099
6China $13,214
7Mexico $7,430
8Germany $4,942
9Belgium $0
10Taiwan $0

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Chicago $1,109,025
2New York City $985,925
3Charleston $677,047
4Los Angeles $639,667
5Atlanta/Savannah $170,085
6Laredo $73,192
7New Orleans $49,349
8San Francisco $33,900
9Boston $13,861
10Cleveland $12,867

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:

  • Port of Newark rose 35.24 percent compared to last year to $852,643.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 32.55 percent compared to last year to $618,216.
  • Port of Charleston fell 31.13 percent compared to last year to $215,017.
  • Port of Virginia rose 42.43 percent compared to last year to $119,900.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. totaled $45,425. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

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 United Kingdom increased $331,364, 48.72 percent, (52.27 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan decreased $165,729, 28.1 percent, (21.92 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 The Netherlands decreased $206,830, 48.72 percent, (11.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Czech Republic increased $197,002, 0 percent, (10.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Switzerland increased $4,052, 7.36 percent, (3.05 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 98.68 percent of all these Photo paper imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $1.91 million of the $1.93 million total.

All totaled, 95.67 percent of all these Photo paper imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $1.85 million of the $1.93 million total