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

Imports: Cane, beet sugar, solid form

Cane, beet sugar, solid form, the No. 231 import by value totaled $116.61 million for the month of October, $1.4 billion through October of 2018, and $1.65 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
1Mexico$621.24 M
2Brazil$136.31 M
3Guatemala$111.85 M
4Dominican Republic$99.13 M
5Colombia$76.73 M
6Philippines$61.01 M
7El Salvador$43.88 M
8Argentina$33.74 M
9Costa Rica$31.43 M
10Nicaragua$23.58 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.4 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Baltimore, Md. $317,690,602
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $225,282,786
3Carquinez Bridge, Calif. $199,656,985
4Port of Philadelphia $92,704,019
5Brownsville International Bridges $67,813,870
6Port of New York $64,267,030
7Port Laredo $59,180,078
8Port of Newark $55,066,625
9Port of Houston $36,190,586
10Port of Los Angeles $35,861,197

U.S. imports of Cane, beet sugar, solid form increased 0.10 percent through October to $1.4 billion

U.S. imports of Cane, beet sugar, solid form increased 0.10 percent from $1.4 billion to $1.4 billion through the first 10 months of 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 231 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 221 for the last full year with a total value of $1.65 billion, a $169.71 million, 9.32 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 Guatemala, No. 4 Dominican Republic and No. 5 Colombia. 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.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Guatemala, No. 3 Dominican Republic, No. 4 Brazil 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 Port Laredo.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $621,241,387
2Brazil $136,308,200
3Guatemala $111,853,720
4Dominican Republic $99,128,739
5Colombia $76,727,399
6Philippines $61,014,613
7El Salvador $43,881,439
8Argentina $33,735,009
9Costa Rica $31,431,228
10Nicaragua $23,576,257

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Baltimore $70,030,503
2Atlanta/Savannah $44,860,485
3San Francisco $25,882,302
4Laredo $21,927,268
5Philadelphia $21,800,827
6New York City $15,370,491
7Los Angeles $6,894,713
8Phoenix/Nogales $5,442,367
9El Paso $4,724,669
10San Juan $4,046,018

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 7.29 percent compared to last year to $317.69 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 17.82 percent compared to last year to $225.28 million.
  • Carquinez Bridge, Calif. rose 6.54 percent compared to last year to $199.66 million.
  • Port of Philadelphia fell 17.27 percent compared to last year to $92.7 million.
  • Brownsville International Bridges rose 34.62 percent compared to last year to $67.81 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 increased $30 million, 5.07 percent, (44.4 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Brazil increased $37.79 million, 38.36 percent, (9.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Guatemala increased $9.92 million, 9.74 percent, (7.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Dominican Republic decreased $2.37 million, 2.34 percent, (7.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Colombia increased $20.96 million, 37.59 percent, (5.48 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 74.71 percent of all these Cane, beet sugar, solid form imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $1.05 billion of the $1.4 billion total.

All totaled, 64.55 percent of all these Cane, beet sugar, solid form imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $903.15 million of the $1.4 billion total