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

Imports: Wood fiberboard

Wood fiberboard, the No. 323 import by value totaled $90.65 million for the month of August, $715.16 million through August of 2019, and $1.19 billion 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$216.49 M
2Chile$144.08 M
3Germany$110.18 M
4China$110.04 M
5Brazil$33.02 M
6Austria$17.84 M
7Belgium$16.87 M
8New Zealand$11.44 M
9Switzerland$8.57 M
10Poland$8.23 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $715.16 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $82,116,975
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $59,517,364
3Port of Newark $52,389,374
4Port of Houston $45,208,267
5Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich. $44,810,055
6Port of Long Beach $36,693,464
7Port of Seattle, Wash. $35,782,657
8Port of Baltimore, Md. $30,054,253
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $26,628,560
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $26,239,438

U.S. imports of Wood fiberboard decreased 12.37 percent through August to $715.16 million

U.S. imports of Wood fiberboard decreased 12.37 percent from $816.08 million to $715.16 million through the first eight 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 323 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 295 for the last full year with a total value of $1.19 billion, a $30.63 million, 2.64 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Chile, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 China and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Chile, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich..

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $216,492,986
2Chile $144,083,988
3Germany $110,180,383
4China $110,043,658
5Brazil $33,023,667
6Austria $17,842,715
7Belgium $16,869,073
8New Zealand $11,438,399
9Switzerland $8,568,695
10Poland $8,225,479

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $78,987,932
2Detroit $41,105,674
3Seattle $34,639,410
4Atlanta/Savannah $34,117,154
5New York City $25,510,559
6Houston $22,960,611
7San Francisco $17,233,207
8Baltimore $16,642,786
9Ogdensburg, N.Y. $14,518,950
10Norfolk $9,583,732

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 17.33 percent compared to last year to $82.12 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 2.75 percent compared to last year to $59.52 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 13.45 percent compared to last year to $52.39 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 11.09 percent compared to last year to $45.21 million.
  • Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich. fell 7.01 percent compared to last year to $44.81 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 $3.35 million, 1.53 percent, (30.27 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Chile decreased $2.9 million, 1.97 percent, (20.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany decreased $18.6 million, 14.44 percent, (15.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $50.05 million, 31.26 percent, (15.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Brazil decreased $9.73 million, 22.76 percent, (4.62 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 85.83 percent of all these Wood fiberboard imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $613.82 million of the $715.16 million total.

All totaled, 39.72 percent of all these Wood fiberboard imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $284.04 million of the $715.16 million total