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

Imports: Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic

Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic, the No. 68 import by value totaled $437.5 million for the month of December, $7.19 billion through December of 2018, and $7.12 billion 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$5.65 B
2Germany$342.04 M
3Brazil$228.45 M
4Chile$152.19 M
5New Zealand$149 M
6Sweden$140.17 M
7China$93.68 M
8Romania$64.11 M
9Austria$54.65 M
10Ecuador$32.38 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $7.19 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1International Falls, Minn. $1,457,456,904
2Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $686,522,369
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $602,845,092
4Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $403,363,400
5Sumas, Border Crossing, Wash. $330,433,291
6Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $284,795,363
7Trout River, NY Border Crossing $246,349,005
8Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $239,937,676
9Port of Baltimore, Md. $213,306,927
10Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $170,075,687

U.S. imports of Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic increased 1.06 percent through December to $7.19 billion

U.S. imports of Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic increased 1.06 percent from $7.12 billion to $7.19 billion 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 68 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 66 for the last full year with a total value of $7.12 billion, a $506.99 million, 7.67 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 Chile and No. 5 New Zealand. The leading gateways were No. 1 International Falls, Minn., No. 2 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. and No. 5 Sumas, Border Crossing, Wash..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 New Zealand and No. 5 Chile. The leading gateways were No. 1 International Falls, Minn., No. 2 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. and No. 5 Sumas, Border Crossing, Wash..

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $5,652,495,974
2Germany $342,044,066
3Brazil $228,448,847
4Chile $152,194,111
5New Zealand $149,000,425
6Sweden $140,165,254
7China $93,676,448
8Romania $64,113,811
9Austria $54,648,390
10Ecuador $32,377,788

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Duluth, Minn. $283,901,480
2Seattle $257,140,464
3Detroit $169,261,955
4Ogdensburg, N.Y. $116,638,388
5Pembina, N.D. $111,879,845
6St. Albans, Vt. $63,495,029
7Portland, Maine $51,950,038
8Buffalo $46,510,582
9Baltimore $44,211,154
10Houston $43,354,456

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • International Falls, Minn. fell 5.53 percent compared to last year to $1.46 billion.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 6.09 percent compared to last year to $686.52 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 2.7 percent compared to last year to $602.85 million.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. fell 4.85 percent compared to last year to $403.36 million.
  • Sumas, Border Crossing, Wash. fell 17.07 percent compared to last year to $330.43 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 $270.86 million, 4.57 percent, (78.6 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany increased $131.03 million, 62.09 percent, (4.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Brazil increased $39.02 million, 20.6 percent, (3.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Chile increased $12.98 million, 9.32 percent, (2.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 New Zealand increased $978,892, 0.66 percent, (2.07 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 90.72 percent of all these Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $6.52 billion of the $7.19 billion total.

All totaled, 48.4 percent of all these Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $3.48 billion of the $7.19 billion total