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

Imports: Uncoated paper, paperboard

Uncoated paper, paperboard, the No. 371 import by value totaled $54.8 million for the month of February, $126.36 million through February of 2020, and $783.31 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$94.49 M
2Australia$7.15 M
3United Kingdom$3.67 M
4Finland$3.28 M
5France$3.16 M
6Germany$2.77 M
7Taiwan$1.69 M
8Italy$1.64 M
9Mexico$1.39 M
10Israel$1.34 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $126.36 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $25,833,975
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $19,303,764
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $11,901,696
4Port of Los Angeles $9,170,821
5Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $8,141,008
6Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $6,936,881
7Port of Calais, Maine $6,549,592
8Port of Newark $4,650,443
9Derby Line, Vermont, border crossing $3,766,688
10Port of Charleston $3,152,326

U.S. imports of Uncoated paper, paperboard decreased 8.17 percent through February to $126.36 million

U.S. imports of Uncoated paper, paperboard decreased 8.17 percent from $137.6 million to $126.36 million through the first two 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 371 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 380 for the last full year with a total value of $783.31 million, a $91.02 million, 10.41 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

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

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $94,492,291
2Australia $7,148,668
3United Kingdom $3,672,347
4Finland $3,284,268
5France $3,155,080
6Germany $2,765,744
7Taiwan $1,691,932
8Italy $1,636,645
9Mexico $1,389,311
10Israel $1,338,786

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $14,709,460
2Buffalo $11,363,298
3Ogdensburg, N.Y. $10,000,645
4Los Angeles $5,465,342
5Portland, Maine $4,900,902
6Seattle $1,969,798
7St. Albans, Vt. $1,907,328
8New York City $1,874,587
9Charleston $1,595,029
10Chicago $1,186,732

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:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 21.28 percent compared to last year to $25.83 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 15.87 percent compared to last year to $19.3 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 29.97 percent compared to last year to $11.9 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 48.33 percent compared to last year to $9.17 million.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. fell 7.11 percent compared to last year to $8.14 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 $9.85 million, 11.63 percent, (74.78 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Australia decreased $2.6 million, 26.7 percent, (5.66 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 United Kingdom decreased $2.32 million, 38.7 percent, (2.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Finland decreased $1.91 million, 36.72 percent, (2.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 France decreased $2.38 million, 42.98 percent, (2.5 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 88.44 percent of all these Uncoated paper, paperboard imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $111.75 million of the $126.36 million total.

All totaled, 58.84 percent of all these Uncoated paper, paperboard imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $74.35 million of the $126.36 million total