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

Imports: Wood fiberboard

Wood fiberboard, the No. 335 import by value totaled $75.18 million for the month of February, $167.97 million through February 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$52.09 M
2Chile$35.21 M
3China$27.68 M
4Germany$22.64 M
5Brazil$7.03 M
6Austria$4.42 M
7Belgium$3.54 M
8Switzerland$2.84 M
9New Zealand$2.71 M
10Poland$1.74 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $167.97 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $16,110,524
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $14,156,913
3Port of Newark $12,983,826
4Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich. $11,476,829
5Port of Houston $10,295,993
6Port of Seattle, Wash. $10,198,908
7Port of Long Beach $8,853,686
8Port of Baltimore, Md. $6,203,950
9Port of Oakland, Calif. $6,192,156
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $6,055,474

U.S. imports of Wood fiberboard decreased 16.29 percent through February to $167.97 million

U.S. imports of Wood fiberboard decreased 16.29 percent from $200.66 million to $167.97 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 335 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 287 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 February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Chile, No. 3 China, 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 Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Houston.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, 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 – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $52,087,999
2Chile $35,207,772
3China $27,683,299
4Germany $22,638,943
5Brazil $7,025,945
6Austria $4,420,966
7Belgium $3,536,662
8Switzerland $2,836,706
9New Zealand $2,708,391
10Poland $1,737,800

January – February 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 two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 38.86 percent compared to last year to $16.11 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 20.94 percent compared to last year to $14.16 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 8.4 percent compared to last year to $12.98 million.
  • Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich. fell 1.22 percent compared to last year to $11.48 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 14.51 percent compared to last year to $10.3 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 $3.64 million, 7.51 percent, (31.01 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Chile decreased $1.67 million, 4.54 percent, (20.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $21.81 million, 44.07 percent, (16.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany decreased $4.14 million, 15.45 percent, (13.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Brazil decreased $3.51 million, 33.33 percent, (4.18 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 86.11 percent of all these Wood fiberboard imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $144.64 million of the $167.97 million total.

All totaled, 38.71 percent of all these Wood fiberboard imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $65.02 million of the $167.97 million total