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

Imports: Cane, beet sugar, solid form

Cane, beet sugar, solid form, the No. 216 import by value totaled $164.83 million for the month of March, $428.67 million through March of 2019, and $1.6 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
1Mexico$168.99 M
2Dominican Republic$61.76 M
3Brazil$39.78 M
4Argentina$28.88 M
5Guatemala$27.2 M
6El Salvador$19.76 M
7Australia$16.59 M
8Colombia$13.01 M
9Paraguay$10.36 M
10Nicaragua$8.69 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $428.67 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $99,904,289
2Port of Baltimore, Md. $82,398,848
3Carquinez Bridge, Calif. $64,713,772
4Port of Philadelphia $37,256,560
5Port of Newark $18,231,740
6Port of New York $17,606,378
7Port Laredo $14,638,394
8Port of Los Angeles $11,460,676
9Brownsville International Bridges $11,138,539
10Port of San Diego, Calif. $10,845,007

U.S. imports of Cane, beet sugar, solid form increased 0.21 percent through March to $428.67 million

U.S. imports of Cane, beet sugar, solid form increased 0.21 percent from $427.75 million to $428.67 million 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 216 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 215 for the last full year with a total value of $1.6 billion, a $50.51 million, 3.06 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Dominican Republic, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 Argentina and No. 5 Guatemala. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 3 Carquinez Bridge, Calif., No. 4 Port of Philadelphia and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 Guatemala, No. 4 El Salvador and No. 5 Philippines. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Carquinez Bridge, Calif., No. 4 Port of Philadelphia and No. 5 Brownsville International Bridges.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $168,989,571
2Dominican Republic $61,759,710
3Brazil $39,777,392
4Argentina $28,880,512
5Guatemala $27,204,353
6El Salvador $19,759,222
7Australia $16,585,040
8Colombia $13,013,527
9Paraguay $10,364,163
10Nicaragua $8,685,413

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Baltimore $128,897,272
2Atlanta/Savannah $68,777,706
3San Francisco $47,753,146
4New York City $37,829,871
5Laredo $36,042,364
6Philadelphia $26,407,451
7New Orleans $13,443,110
8Los Angeles $11,587,686
9Houston $9,721,821
10Phoenix/Nogales $9,681,486

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:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 15.63 percent compared to last year to $99.9 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 17.81 percent compared to last year to $82.4 million.
  • Carquinez Bridge, Calif. rose 15.8 percent compared to last year to $64.71 million.
  • Port of Philadelphia fell 5.77 percent compared to last year to $37.26 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 1.84 percent compared to last year to $18.23 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 Mexico decreased $35.89 million, 17.52 percent, (39.42 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Dominican Republic increased $54.77 million, 783.67 percent, (14.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Brazil decreased $29.14 million, 42.28 percent, (9.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Argentina increased $11.79 million, 69 percent, (6.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Guatemala decreased $8.16 million, 23.06 percent, (6.35 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 76.19 percent of all these Cane, beet sugar, solid form imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $326.61 million of the $428.67 million total.

All totaled, 70.57 percent of all these Cane, beet sugar, solid form imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $302.51 million of the $428.67 million total