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

Imports: Uncoated paper, paperboard

Uncoated paper, paperboard, the No. 393 import by value totaled $60.71 million for the month of July, $459.76 million through July of 2019, and $874.33 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$303.74 M
2Australia$31.08 M
3United Kingdom$21.65 M
4Finland$15.44 M
5Germany$14.96 M
6France$14.93 M
7Thailand$7.75 M
8Italy$7.63 M
9Taiwan$7.32 M
10Israel$5.27 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $459.76 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $81,667,089
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $54,140,073
3Port of Los Angeles $48,393,012
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $35,145,234
5Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $33,348,995
6Port of Calais, Maine $23,950,278
7Port of Newark $23,343,682
8Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $19,379,250
9Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $15,452,900
10Port of Charleston $13,753,546

U.S. imports of Uncoated paper, paperboard decreased 10.66 percent through July to $459.76 million

U.S. imports of Uncoated paper, paperboard decreased 10.66 percent from $514.6 million to $459.76 million 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 393 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 374 for the last full year with a total value of $874.33 million, a $136.85 million, 18.56 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Australia, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Finland and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Australia, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y..

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $303,744,389
2Australia $31,078,005
3United Kingdom $21,646,096
4Finland $15,435,925
5Germany $14,955,660
6France $14,927,936
7Thailand $7,749,165
8Italy $7,634,840
9Taiwan $7,318,774
10Israel $5,268,961

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $54,279,288
2Buffalo $46,303,338
3Ogdensburg, N.Y. $30,613,335
4Los Angeles $29,208,482
5Portland, Maine $22,268,615
6New York City $14,138,796
7St. Albans, Vt. $9,243,120
8Seattle $8,395,879
9Charleston $7,551,238
10San Juan $5,601,984

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:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 11.73 percent compared to last year to $81.67 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 35.32 percent compared to last year to $54.14 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 4.49 percent compared to last year to $48.39 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 26.46 percent compared to last year to $35.15 million.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. rose 3.75 percent compared to last year to $33.35 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 decreased $65.25 million, 17.68 percent, (66.07 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Australia decreased $3.19 million, 9.3 percent, (6.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 United Kingdom increased $7.36 million, 51.56 percent, (4.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Finland increased $6.81 million, 78.98 percent, (3.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany decreased $7.14 million, 32.32 percent, (3.25 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 84.14 percent of all these Uncoated paper, paperboard imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $386.86 million of the $459.76 million total.

All totaled, 54.96 percent of all these Uncoated paper, paperboard imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $252.69 million of the $459.76 million total