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

Imports: Plywood, veneered and laminated wood

Plywood, veneered and laminated wood, the No. 169 import by value totaled $240.81 million for the month of July, $1.47 billion through July of 2019, and $3.34 billion 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
1China$284.35 M
2Canada$197.72 M
3Vietnam$168.51 M
4Indonesia$151.72 M
5Brazil$151.38 M
6Chile$110.99 M
7Russia$100.16 M
8Cambodia$65.35 M
9Malaysia$47.48 M
10Spain$32.26 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.47 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Baltimore, Md. $190,310,596
2Port of Los Angeles $173,964,498
3Port of Newark $131,454,225
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $120,742,680
5Port of Houston $111,576,210
6Port of Long Beach $68,906,408
7Port Miami $49,638,897
8Port of Virginia $44,117,864
9Port of Seattle, Wash. $43,604,294
10Port of Philadelphia $41,796,486

U.S. imports of Plywood, veneered and laminated wood decreased 24.06 percent through July to $1.47 billion

U.S. imports of Plywood, veneered and laminated wood decreased 24.06 percent from $1.94 billion to $1.47 billion through the first seven 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 169 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 132 for the last full year with a total value of $3.34 billion, a $607.78 million, 22.22 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Vietnam, No. 4 Indonesia and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, 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 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.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $284,352,280
2Canada $197,718,614
3Vietnam $168,513,250
4Indonesia $151,715,954
5Brazil $151,375,889
6Chile $110,987,094
7Russia $100,161,106
8Cambodia $65,352,121
9Malaysia $47,484,687
10Spain $32,257,669

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $168,143,427
2Atlanta/Savannah $106,236,511
3Baltimore $100,813,862
4New York City $86,084,983
5Houston $73,946,828
6Seattle $72,728,515
7Philadelphia $56,789,635
8Chicago $51,072,088
9Miami $48,675,354
10New Orleans $30,457,767

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 0.5 percent compared to last year to $190.31 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 35.32 percent compared to last year to $173.96 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 27.46 percent compared to last year to $131.45 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 18.72 percent compared to last year to $120.74 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 16.34 percent compared to last year to $111.58 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 $346.39 million, 54.92 percent, (19.32 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $7.69 million, 3.75 percent, (13.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Vietnam increased $76.53 million, 83.2 percent, (11.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Indonesia decreased $95.39 million, 38.6 percent, (10.31 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Brazil decreased $41.1 million, 21.35 percent, (10.28 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 64.79 percent of all these Plywood, veneered and laminated wood imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $953.68 million of the $1.47 billion total.

All totaled, 49.46 percent of all these Plywood, veneered and laminated wood imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $728.05 million of the $1.47 billion total