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

Imports: Plywood, veneered and laminated wood

Plywood, veneered and laminated wood, the No. 133 import by value totaled $254.78 million for the month of October, $2.81 billion through October of 2018, and $2.74 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
1China$876.87 M
2Indonesia$351.72 M
3Canada$292.93 M
4Brazil$279.29 M
5Russia$173.15 M
6Chile$172.99 M
7Vietnam$161.46 M
8Cambodia$120.16 M
9Malaysia$97.95 M
10Ecuador$45.81 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.81 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $399,051,173
2Port of Baltimore, Md. $274,960,255
3Port of Newark $248,817,532
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $233,311,207
5Port of Houston $197,548,032
6Port of Long Beach $161,460,371
7Port of Seattle, Wash. $120,761,043
8Port of Philadelphia $103,720,190
9Port of Virginia $84,492,300
10Port of Tacoma, Wash. $80,542,422

U.S. imports of Plywood, veneered and laminated wood increased 23.06 percent through October to $2.81 billion

U.S. imports of Plywood, veneered and laminated wood increased 23.06 percent from $2.28 billion to $2.81 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 133 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 145 for the last full year with a total value of $2.74 billion, a $101.19 million, 3.84 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Indonesia, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 Russia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Houston.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Indonesia, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 Russia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $876,871,033
2Indonesia $351,722,890
3Canada $292,932,087
4Brazil $279,294,633
5Russia $173,150,186
6Chile $172,988,946
7Vietnam $161,461,776
8Cambodia $120,161,478
9Malaysia $97,946,165
10Ecuador $45,814,720

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $78,169,450
2Atlanta/Savannah $45,513,224
3Baltimore $43,736,639
4New York City $43,619,335
5Chicago $33,782,225
6Houston $33,404,450
7Philadelphia $30,390,166
8Seattle $30,033,187
9Miami $20,033,722
10San Juan $16,888,757

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:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 17.13 percent compared to last year to $399.05 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 11.29 percent compared to last year to $274.96 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 4.03 percent compared to last year to $248.82 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 37.05 percent compared to last year to $233.31 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 10.98 percent compared to last year to $197.55 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 China decreased $93.25 million, 9.61 percent, (31.24 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Indonesia increased $164.8 million, 88.16 percent, (12.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $34.13 million, 13.19 percent, (10.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Brazil increased $106.28 million, 61.42 percent, (9.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Russia increased $24.79 million, 16.71 percent, (6.17 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 70.33 percent of all these Plywood, veneered and laminated wood imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $1.97 billion of the $2.81 billion total.

All totaled, 48.23 percent of all these Plywood, veneered and laminated wood imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $1.35 billion of the $2.81 billion total