Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Pasta, couscous, prepared or not

Pasta, couscous, prepared or not, the No. 449 export by value totaled $31.79 million for the month of December, $349.73 million in 2019, and $336.47 million 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 Markets

RankCountry2019
1Canada$251.7 M
2Japan$25.76 M
3Mexico$13.53 M
4Jamaica$6.52 M
5Bahamas$6.12 M
6United Kingdom$4.86 M
7Australia$4.54 M
8Dominican Republic$4.01 M
9Panama$2.59 M
10Saudi Arabia$2.58 M
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U.S. exports of Pasta, couscous, prepared or not increased 3.94 percent through December 2019 to $349.73 million

U.S. exports of Pasta, couscous, prepared or not increased 3.94 percent from $336.47 million to $349.73 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 449 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 471 for the last full year with a total value of $336.47 million, a $8.8 million, 2.55 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through December of 2019 the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Jamaica and No. 5 Bahamas. 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 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Tacoma, Wash..

January – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $251,704,335
2Japan $25,763,040
3Mexico $13,527,119
4Jamaica $6,515,573
5Bahamas $6,123,673
6United Kingdom $4,864,820
7Australia $4,543,472
8Dominican Republic $4,010,190
9Panama $2,590,279
10Saudi Arabia $2,580,297

January – December 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $40,910,103
2Seattle $22,481,251
3Buffalo $21,775,666
4Miami $6,010,051
5Laredo $4,063,961
6Great Falls, Mont. $3,107,212
7Low Value Shipments $3,059,317
8Los Angeles $2,882,119
9New York City $2,179,389
10Ogdensburg, N.Y. $1,685,641

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 8.85 percent compared to last year to $86.38 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 4.73 percent compared to last year to $69 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 3.74 percent compared to last year to $36.36 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 21.94 percent compared to last year to $27.3 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. fell 3.92 percent compared to last year to $20.6 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 increased $7.73 million, 3.17 percent, (71.97 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Japan decreased $1.83 million, 6.64 percent, (7.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico increased $1.87 million, 16.08 percent, (3.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Jamaica increased $2.81 million, 75.85 percent, (1.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Bahamas increased $86,932, 1.44 percent, (1.75 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 86.82 percent of all these Pasta, couscous, prepared or not exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $303.63 million of the $349.73 million total.

All totaled, 68.52 percent of all these Pasta, couscous, prepared or not exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $239.64 million of the $349.73 million total