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

Imports: Plywood, veneered and laminated wood

Plywood, veneered and laminated wood, the No. 133 import by value totaled $277.85 million for the month of December, $3.34 billion through December 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$1.05 B
2Indonesia$415.77 M
3Canada$340.52 M
4Brazil$316.89 M
5Russia$211.78 M
6Chile$208.65 M
7Vietnam$208.5 M
8Cambodia$137.76 M
9Malaysia$119.49 M
10Ecuador$53.67 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $3.34 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $480,211,145
2Port of Baltimore, Md. $331,994,678
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $295,022,479
4Port of Newark $285,653,315
5Port of Houston $236,884,558
6Port of Long Beach $191,814,422
7Port of Seattle, Wash. $146,887,865
8Port of Philadelphia $128,546,494
9Port of Virginia $100,218,934
10Port of Tacoma, Wash. $92,886,340

U.S. imports of Plywood, veneered and laminated wood increased 22.22 percent through December to $3.34 billion

U.S. imports of Plywood, veneered and laminated wood increased 22.22 percent from $2.74 billion to $3.34 billion in 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 December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 146 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 December 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 Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Newark 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $1,046,929,630
2Indonesia $415,767,399
3Canada $340,518,474
4Brazil $316,890,727
5Russia $211,777,396
6Chile $208,648,049
7Vietnam $208,499,928
8Cambodia $137,755,150
9Malaysia $119,485,766
10Ecuador $53,669,196

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $127,335,620
2Atlanta/Savannah $79,843,832
3Baltimore $71,637,041
4New York City $65,015,948
5Houston $55,389,816
6Seattle $52,886,215
7Chicago $42,538,395
8Philadelphia $39,443,593
9Miami $35,741,750
10Norfolk $22,677,247

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 17.13 percent compared to last year to $480.21 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 15.31 percent compared to last year to $331.99 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 42.63 percent compared to last year to $295.02 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 0.69 percent compared to last year to $285.65 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 14.39 percent compared to last year to $236.88 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 $88.92 million, 7.83 percent, (31.31 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Indonesia increased $189.79 million, 83.99 percent, (12.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $27.55 million, 8.8 percent, (10.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Brazil increased $97.86 million, 44.68 percent, (9.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Russia increased $36.32 million, 20.7 percent, (6.33 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 69.74 percent of all these Plywood, veneered and laminated wood imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $2.33 billion of the $3.34 billion total.

All totaled, 48.74 percent of all these Plywood, veneered and laminated wood imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $1.63 billion of the $3.34 billion total