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

Imports: Uncoated paper, paperboard

Uncoated paper, paperboard, the No. 379 import by value totaled $61.46 million for the month of December, $874.33 million through December of 2018, and $737.48 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$616.37 M
2Australia$54.33 M
3Germany$37.74 M
4United Kingdom$21.57 M
5France$21.4 M
6Italy$19.12 M
7Finland$17.35 M
8Taiwan$14.66 M
9Thailand$11.52 M
10The Netherlands$9.46 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $874.33 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $152,193,462
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $133,420,015
3Port of Los Angeles $85,471,764
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $76,550,137
5Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $58,418,021
6Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $47,696,675
7Port of Newark $46,188,899
8Port of Calais, Maine $40,310,508
9Port of Charleston $25,775,900
10Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $22,446,338

U.S. imports of Uncoated paper, paperboard increased 18.56 percent through December to $874.33 million

U.S. imports of Uncoated paper, paperboard increased 18.56 percent from $737.48 million to $874.33 million in 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 379 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 401 for the last full year with a total value of $737.48 million, a $131.59 million, 21.72 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Australia, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 France. 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 Germany, No. 3 Australia, No. 4 France and No. 5 United Kingdom. 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..

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $616,367,529
2Australia $54,328,515
3Germany $37,742,664
4United Kingdom $21,570,479
5France $21,398,814
6Italy $19,124,214
7Finland $17,349,161
8Taiwan $14,664,831
9Thailand $11,517,865
10The Netherlands $9,461,571

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $44,079,929
2Buffalo $34,731,872
3Ogdensburg, N.Y. $23,206,307
4Los Angeles $22,055,463
5Portland, Maine $17,885,789
6New York City $10,089,326
7St. Albans, Vt. $7,425,025
8Seattle $5,685,221
9Charleston $4,808,740
10San Juan $3,812,804

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 29.71 percent compared to last year to $152.19 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 32.64 percent compared to last year to $133.42 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 43.03 percent compared to last year to $85.47 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 22.95 percent compared to last year to $76.55 million.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. rose 1.67 percent compared to last year to $58.42 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 $116.91 million, 23.41 percent, (70.5 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Australia increased $14.81 million, 37.47 percent, (6.21 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany decreased $7.05 million, 15.74 percent, (4.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 United Kingdom increased $262,974, 1.23 percent, (2.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 France decreased $466,495, 2.13 percent, (2.45 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 85.94 percent of all these Uncoated paper, paperboard imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $751.41 million of the $874.33 million total.

All totaled, 57.88 percent of all these Uncoated paper, paperboard imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $506.05 million of the $874.33 million total