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

Imports: Pulp from recycled paper

Pulp from recycled paper, the No. 1028 import by value totaled $1.91 million for the month of February, $3.68 million through February of 2019, and $23.52 million 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
1Canada$1.53 M
2China$870,697
3Thailand$772,363
4Germany$364,568
5Colombia$98,552
6France$29,297
7Austria$14,505
8Australia$0
9United Kingdom$0
10Hong Kong$0
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U.S. imports of Pulp from recycled paper decreased 2.96 percent through February to $3.68 million

U.S. imports of Pulp from recycled paper decreased 2.96 percent from $3.8 million to $3.68 million through the first two 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 1028 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1026 for the last full year with a total value of $23.52 million, a $853,541, 3.50 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Thailand, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Colombia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Van Buren Border Crossing, Maine, No. 4 Port of Ogdensburg, N.Y. and No. 5 Port of Chester, Penn..

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

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $1,532,621
2China $870,697
3Thailand $772,363
4Germany $364,568
5Colombia $98,552
6France $29,297
7Austria $14,505
8Philippines $0
9Belgium $0

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Norfolk $3,829,780
2Chicago $1,415,804
3Portland, Maine $1,032,936
4Philadelphia $725,764
5Ogdensburg, N.Y. $705,863
6New York City $701,212
7St. Albans, Vt. $291,881
8Detroit $130,808
9Baltimore $90,086
10Los Angeles $47,045

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport totaled $786,868. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Port of Virginia fell 65.32 percent compared to last year to $728,300.
  • Van Buren Border Crossing, Maine rose 3946.33 percent compared to last year to $472,571.
  • Port of Ogdensburg, N.Y. rose 4976.35 percent compared to last year to $315,698.
  • Port of Chester, Penn. fell 1.84 percent compared to last year to $302,766.

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 $544,547, 55.11 percent, (41.62 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $125,053, 16.77 percent, (23.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Thailand increased $772,363, 0 percent, (20.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $18,887, 5.46 percent, (9.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Colombia increased $98,552, 0 percent, (2.68 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 98.81 percent of all these Pulp from recycled paper imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $3.64 million of the $3.68 million total.

All totaled, 70.77 percent of all these Pulp from recycled paper imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $2.61 million of the $3.68 million total