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

Exports: Pasta, couscous, prepared or not

Pasta, couscous, prepared or not, the No. 471 export by value totaled $27.96 million for the month of December, $336.47 million through December of 2018, and $345.27 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 Markets

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$243.97 M
2Japan$27.59 M
3Mexico$11.65 M
4Bahamas$6.04 M
5United Kingdom$4.65 M
6Australia$3.71 M
7Jamaica$3.71 M
8Brazil$3.27 M
9Dominican Republic$3.07 M
10Norway$2.74 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $336.47 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $79,358,894
2Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $65,885,280
3Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $35,052,059
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $34,974,857
5Port of Tacoma, Wash. $21,441,334
6Low-Valued Imports and Exports $9,488,013
7Port Laredo $9,115,227
8Port Miami $8,136,444
9Port of Long Beach $7,672,413
10Port of Seattle, Wash. $7,575,376

U.S. exports of Pasta, couscous, prepared or not decreased 2.55 percent through December to $336.47 million

U.S. exports of Pasta, couscous, prepared or not decreased 2.55 percent from $345.27 million to $336.47 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 471 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 451 for the last full year with a total value of $345.27 million, a $9.65 million, 2.87 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Bahamas and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Tacoma, Wash..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Bahamas and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Tacoma, Wash..

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $243,971,072
2Japan $27,594,797
3Mexico $11,653,108
4Bahamas $6,036,741
5United Kingdom $4,650,858
6Australia $3,711,240
7Jamaica $3,705,114
8Brazil $3,268,256
9Dominican Republic $3,073,458
10Norway $2,741,542

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1DETROIT, MI $62,164,474
2BUFFALO, NY $33,107,100
3SEATTLE, WA $32,819,900
4MIAMI, FL $8,909,192
5LAREDO, TX $5,377,196
6LOW VALUE $4,548,862
7GREAT FALLS, MT $4,322,850
8LOS ANGELES, CA $4,046,054
9NEW YORK CITY, NY $3,737,396
10OGDENSBURG, NY $2,504,734

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 2.71 percent compared to last year to $79.36 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 1.49 percent compared to last year to $65.89 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 14.13 percent compared to last year to $35.05 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 25.59 percent compared to last year to $34.97 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. fell 7.19 percent compared to last year to $21.44 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. exports to No. 1 Canada decreased $8.55 million, 3.39 percent, (72.51 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Japan increased $799,401, 2.98 percent, (8.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico decreased $3.55 million, 23.33 percent, (3.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Bahamas decreased $213,230, 3.41 percent, (1.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom increased $358,137, 8.34 percent, (1.38 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 87.35 percent of all these Pasta, couscous, prepared or not exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $293.91 million of the $336.47 million total.

All totaled, 70.35 percent of all these Pasta, couscous, prepared or not exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $236.71 million of the $336.47 million total