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

Imports: Pulp from recycled paper

Pulp from recycled paper, the No. 1053 import by value totaled $1.69 million for the month of October, $18.28 million through October of 2018, and $24.37 million 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
1Canada$6.22 M
2China$4.43 M
3France$2.97 M
4Germany$1.96 M
5Thailand$1.52 M
6Colombia$828,567
7Philippines$155,527
8Italy$81,726
9United Kingdom$74,699
10Belgium$18,190
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $18.28 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Virginia $6,477,922
2Jackman Border Crossing, Maine $1,939,823
3Chicago O’Hare International Airport $1,651,332
4Port of Chester, Penn. $1,456,716
5Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $1,443,424
6Port of Newark $1,311,378
7Van Buren Border Crossing, Maine $1,181,076
8Derby Line, Vermont, border crossing $725,630
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $541,514
10Highgate Springs Alburg, Vt. $259,758

U.S. imports of Pulp from recycled paper decreased 11.66 percent through October to $18.28 million

U.S. imports of Pulp from recycled paper decreased 11.66 percent from $20.69 million to $18.28 million 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 1053 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1029 for the last full year with a total value of $24.37 million, a $7.92 million, 48.09 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 France, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Thailand. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Virginia, No. 2 Jackman Border Crossing, Maine, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Port of Chester, Penn. and No. 5 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 France, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Philippines and No. 5 Thailand. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Virginia, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Jackman Border Crossing, Maine, No. 4 Port of Chester, Penn. and No. 5 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $6,218,974
2China $4,433,782
3France $2,970,434
4Germany $1,962,001
5Thailand $1,524,213
6Colombia $828,567
7Philippines $155,527
8Italy $81,726
9United Kingdom $74,699
10Belgium $18,190

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Norfolk $2,099,858
2Ogdensburg, N.Y. $513,238
3Portland, Maine $315,664
4Philadelphia $308,434
5New York City $306,484
6St. Albans, Vt. $159,172
7Baltimore $29,146
8Detroit $20,092
9Chicago $13,464
10Seattle $8,822

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 Virginia fell 31.22 percent compared to last year to $6.48 million.
  • Jackman Border Crossing, Maine fell 6 percent compared to last year to $1.94 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 254.5 percent compared to last year to $1.65 million.
  • Port of Chester, Penn. rose 38.9 percent compared to last year to $1.46 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 116.17 percent compared to last year to $1.44 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 Canada increased $2.53 million, 68.37 percent, (34.02 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $1.7 million, 27.71 percent, (24.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 France decreased $2.07 million, 41.03 percent, (16.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $519,299, 35.99 percent, (10.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Thailand decreased $123,324, 7.49 percent, (8.34 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 93.59 percent of all these Pulp from recycled paper imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $17.11 million of the $18.28 million total.

All totaled, 70.94 percent of all these Pulp from recycled paper imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $12.97 million of the $18.28 million total