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

Imports: Pulp from recycled paper

Pulp from recycled paper, the No. 993 import by value totaled $1.84 million for the month of April, $8.93 million through April of 2020, and $24.18 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
1Canada$4.34 M
2China$1.57 M
3Germany$1.23 M
4United Kingdom$852,457
5Spain$394,062
6Italy$296,628
7Thailand$153,206
8Philippines$95,513
9Japan$7,638
10France$0
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U.S. imports of Pulp from recycled paper increased 28.47 percent through March to $7.1 million

U.S. imports of Pulp from recycled paper increased 28.47 percent from $5.52 million to $7.1 million through the first three 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 993 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1030 for the last full year with a total value of $24.18 million, a $661,584, 2.81 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Spain. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Ogdensburg, N.Y., No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Van Buren Border Crossing, Maine, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Chester, Penn..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Thailand, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Philippines. The leading gateways were No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Port of Ogdensburg, N.Y., No. 4 Port of Chester, Penn. and No. 5 Van Buren Border Crossing, Maine.

January – March 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $3,623,705
2China $1,256,401
3Germany $939,227
4United Kingdom $428,545
5Spain $332,591
6Italy $258,441
7Thailand $153,206
8Philippines $95,513
9Japan $7,638
10France $0

January – March 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Ogdensburg, N.Y. $620,771
2Chicago $431,148
3Portland, Maine $274,116
4New York City $173,414
5Philadelphia $172,981
6St. Albans, Vt. $80,645
7Los Angeles $40,906
8Detroit $27,827
9Seattle $19,800
10Atlanta/Savannah $4,119

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Ogdensburg, N.Y. rose 151.39 percent compared to last year to $1.48 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 46.69 percent compared to last year to $1.39 million.
  • Van Buren Border Crossing, Maine rose 3.53 percent compared to last year to $807,585.
  • Port of Newark rose 250.23 percent compared to last year to $786,535.
  • Port of Chester, Penn. rose 57.45 percent compared to last year to $766,954.

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 Canada increased $1.07 million, 42.11 percent, (51.07 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $143,746, 12.92 percent, (17.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $387,838, 70.34 percent, (13.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 United Kingdom increased $419,065, 4420.52 percent, (6.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Spain increased $332,591, 0 percent, (4.69 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 92.74 percent of all these Pulp from recycled paper imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $6.58 million of the $7.1 million total.

All totaled, 73.66 percent of all these Pulp from recycled paper imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $5.23 million of the $7.1 million total