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

Imports: Photo paper

Photo paper, the No. 1101 import by value totaled $637,537 for the month of May, $3.96 million through May of 2020, and $12.61 million 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
1United Kingdom$1.65 M
2Japan$982,472
3The Netherlands$765,532
4Czech Republic$278,218
5Switzerland$131,831
6United Arab Emirates$46,700
7China$43,030
8Germany$39,085
9Austria$12,328
10France$6,754
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U.S. imports of Photo paper decreased 18.10 percent through May to $3.96 million

U.S. imports of Photo paper decreased 18.10 percent from $4.83 million to $3.96 million through the first five 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 1101 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1100 for the last full year with a total value of $12.61 million, a $752,312, 5.63 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May 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 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full 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 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 19.46 percent compared to last year to $1.47 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 15.14 percent compared to last year to $1.03 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 16.66 percent compared to last year to $687,901.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 30.14 percent compared to last year to $297,325.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 4.37 percent compared to last year to $230,935.

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 decreased $916,984, 35.67 percent, (41.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $76,480, 8.44 percent, (24.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 The Netherlands increased $171,025, 28.77 percent, (19.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Czech Republic decreased $34,103, 10.92 percent, (7.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Switzerland decreased $44,371, 25.18 percent, (3.33 percent market share).

All totaled, 96.26 percent of all these Photo paper imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $3.81 million of the $3.96 million total.

All totaled, 93.87 percent of all these Photo paper imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $3.72 million of the $3.96 million total