Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through May 2020.

Imports: Barley

Barley, the No. 934 import by value totaled $2.91 million for the month of May, $18.24 million through May of 2020, and $34.96 million for all of 2019, 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$17.49 M
2Germany$303,707
3Argentina$213,633
4Thailand$40,680
5United Kingdom$32,365
6Italy$24,805
7China$23,756
8France$23,599
9South Korea$20,440
10El Salvador$15,392
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U.S. imports of Barley increased 17.35 percent through May to $18.24 million

U.S. imports of Barley increased 17.35 percent from $15.54 million to $18.24 million through the first five months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 934 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 977 for the last full year with a total value of $34.96 million, a $3.26 million, 8.53 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Argentina, No. 4 Thailand and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D., No. 2 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D., No. 3 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont., No. 4 Port of Eastport, Idaho and No. 5 Dunseith Border Crossing, N.D..

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Thailand, No. 3 China, No. 4 Peru and No. 5 Denmark. The leading gateways were No. 1 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont., No. 2 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D., No. 3 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D., No. 4 Port of Eastport, Idaho and No. 5 International Falls, Minn..

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. rose 158.66 percent compared to last year to $4.69 million.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. rose 12.05 percent compared to last year to $2.75 million.
  • Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. fell 22.46 percent compared to last year to $2.36 million.
  • Port of Eastport, Idaho fell 18.84 percent compared to last year to $2.05 million.
  • Dunseith Border Crossing, N.D. rose 3.42 percent compared to last year to $1.04 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 $2.18 million, 14.26 percent, (95.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany increased $290,005, 2116.52 percent, (1.66 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Argentina increased $213,633, 0 percent, (1.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Thailand decreased $13,599, 25.05 percent, (0.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom increased $19,707, 155.69 percent, (0.18 percent market share).

All totaled, 99.11 percent of all these Barley imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $18.08 million of the $18.24 million total.

All totaled, 70.59 percent of all these Barley imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $12.88 million of the $18.24 million total