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

Imports: Bread, pastry, cakes

Bread, pastry, cakes, the No. 91 import by value totaled $463.32 million for the month of March, $1.31 billion through March of 2019, and $5.54 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$648.18 M
2Mexico$290.42 M
3France$42.45 M
4Italy$42.01 M
5India$26.01 M
6Germany$24.87 M
7Israel$20.7 M
8Thailand$19.02 M
9Belgium$16.48 M
10United Kingdom$16.05 M
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U.S. imports of Bread, pastry, cakes increased 11.28 percent through March to $1.31 billion

U.S. imports of Bread, pastry, cakes increased 11.28 percent from $1.17 billion to $1.31 billion through the first three 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 91 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 100 for the last full year with a total value of $5.54 billion, a $582.95 million, 11.76 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 France, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 France and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $648,178,382
2Mexico $290,417,701
3France $42,445,069
4Italy $42,010,112
5India $26,005,627
6Germany $24,871,807
7Israel $20,698,583
8Thailand $19,015,964
9Belgium $16,480,992
10United Kingdom $16,046,891

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $478,953,734
2Laredo $302,904,473
3Buffalo $260,637,423
4New York City $206,295,726
5Los Angeles $92,868,204
6Seattle $56,553,349
7Ogdensburg, N.Y. $52,455,293
8San Diego $50,800,781
9Chicago $40,770,998
10San Francisco $33,735,055

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 20.61 percent compared to last year to $219.91 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 0.96 percent compared to last year to $192.22 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 12.79 percent compared to last year to $181.99 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 6.49 percent compared to last year to $159.89 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 21.61 percent compared to last year to $140.35 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 $94.54 million, 17.08 percent, (49.62 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $14.47 million, 5.24 percent, (22.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 France increased $4.29 million, 11.26 percent, (3.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Italy increased $309,214, 0.74 percent, (3.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 India increased $3 million, 13.03 percent, (1.99 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 80.3 percent of all these Bread, pastry, cakes imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $1.05 billion of the $1.31 billion total.

All totaled, 68.46 percent of all these Bread, pastry, cakes imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $894.38 million of the $1.31 billion total