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

Imports: Bread, pastry, cakes

Bread, pastry, cakes, the No. 88 import by value totaled $459.99 million for the month of December, $5.54 billion through December of 2018, and $4.96 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$2.67 B
2Mexico$1.18 B
3France$196.12 M
4Italy$193.57 M
5Germany$158.7 M
6India$97.96 M
7United Kingdom$79.74 M
8Belgium$76.98 M
9Thailand$68.36 M
10China$62.5 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $5.54 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $864,931,350
2Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $799,843,027
3Port Laredo $798,584,212
4Port of Newark $669,532,298
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $603,498,476
6Port of Los Angeles $286,340,951
7Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $140,749,809
8Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. $108,151,575
9Port of Oakland, Calif. $97,440,549
10Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $97,268,176

U.S. imports of Bread, pastry, cakes increased 11.76 percent through December to $5.54 billion

U.S. imports of Bread, pastry, cakes increased 11.76 percent from $4.96 billion to $5.54 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 88 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 89 for the last full year with a total value of $4.96 billion, a $444.72 million, 9.85 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 France, No. 4 Italy 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..

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 Port Laredo, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $2,670,227,131
2Mexico $1,182,954,456
3France $196,115,214
4Italy $193,568,716
5Germany $158,697,719
6India $97,957,806
7United Kingdom $79,742,249
8Belgium $76,977,728
9Thailand $68,357,946
10China $62,499,954

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $317,505,798
2Laredo $219,217,745
3Buffalo $172,452,569
4New York City $152,882,409
5Los Angeles $64,397,772
6San Diego $38,754,860
7Seattle $38,298,647
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $37,779,748
9Chicago $28,725,299
10Miami $23,631,222

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 14.7 percent compared to last year to $864.93 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 13.11 percent compared to last year to $799.84 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 2.43 percent compared to last year to $798.58 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 11.86 percent compared to last year to $669.53 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 25.36 percent compared to last year to $603.5 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 $367.82 million, 15.98 percent, (48.19 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $56.87 million, 5.05 percent, (21.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 France increased $37.48 million, 23.63 percent, (3.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Italy increased $27.2 million, 16.35 percent, (3.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $27.37 million, 20.84 percent, (2.86 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 79.44 percent of all these Bread, pastry, cakes imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $4.4 billion of the $5.54 billion total.

All totaled, 67.44 percent of all these Bread, pastry, cakes imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $3.74 billion of the $5.54 billion total