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

Imports: Photo paper

Photo paper, the No. 1091 import by value totaled $1.16 million for the month of August, $8.57 million through August 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$4.51 M
2Japan$1.45 M
3The Netherlands$1.32 M
4Czech Republic$555,082
5Switzerland$260,822
6China$104,656
7Germany$92,953
8Mexico$66,982
9United Arab Emirates$57,750
10Israel$49,302
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $8.57 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $3,223,819
2Port of Los Angeles $2,153,468
3Port of Charleston $1,309,603
4Chicago O’Hare International Airport $665,579
5Port of Long Beach $393,241
6Port of Virginia $262,630
7Port of Baltimore, Md. $131,706
8Port Miami $68,812
9Pharr International Bridge in Texas $66,982
10John F. Kennedy International Airport $65,568

U.S. imports of Photo paper decreased 10.30 percent through August to $8.57 million

U.S. imports of Photo paper decreased 10.30 percent from $9.55 million to $8.57 million through the first eight 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 August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1085 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 August 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, theleading sources were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 Czech Republic and No. 5 Mexico. 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 – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1United Kingdom $4,509,935
2Japan $1,452,776
3The Netherlands $1,319,373
4Czech Republic $555,082
5Switzerland $260,822
6China $104,656
7Germany $92,953
8Mexico $66,982
9United Arab Emirates $57,750
10Israel $49,302

January – August 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 eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 6.05 percent compared to last year to $3.22 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 0.62 percent compared to last year to $2.15 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 14.64 percent compared to last year to $1.31 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 1165.62 percent compared to last year to $665,579.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 53.73 percent compared to last year to $393,241.

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 $110,898, 2.52 percent, (52.65 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan decreased $509,244, 25.96 percent, (16.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 The Netherlands decreased $335,969, 20.3 percent, (15.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Czech Republic decreased $51,058, 8.42 percent, (6.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Switzerland decreased $20,613, 7.32 percent, (3.04 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 94.54 percent of all these Photo paper imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $8.1 million of the $8.57 million total.

All totaled, 90.42 percent of all these Photo paper imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $7.75 million of the $8.57 million total