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

Imports: Cane, beet sugar, solid form

Cane, beet sugar, solid form, the No. 223 import by value totaled $139.44 million for the month of February, $246.84 million through February of 2020, and $1.59 billion 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
1Mexico$90.12 M
2Brazil$34.13 M
3Guatemala$29.95 M
4Dominican Republic$25.95 M
5Colombia$9.59 M
6Argentina$9.22 M
7Nicaragua$5.9 M
8Ecuador$5.56 M
9Paraguay$5.55 M
10United Kingdom$5.11 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $246.84 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Baltimore, Md. $50,566,645
2Carquinez Bridge, Calif. $41,889,353
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $30,947,591
4Port of New Orleans $22,631,066
5Port of Philadelphia $12,774,716
6Port of Newark $12,642,951
7Port Laredo $10,281,795
8Brownsville International Bridges $8,369,813
9Port of New York $8,201,038
10Port of Los Angeles $6,162,504

U.S. imports of Cane, beet sugar, solid form decreased 6.44 percent through February to $246.84 million

U.S. imports of Cane, beet sugar, solid form decreased 6.44 percent from $263.83 million to $246.84 million through the first two 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 223 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 232 for the last full year with a total value of $1.59 billion, a $11.99 million, 0.75 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through February 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 Carquinez Bridge, Calif., No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port of Philadelphia.

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

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $90,120,206
2Brazil $34,131,393
3Guatemala $29,948,132
4Dominican Republic $25,948,800
5Colombia $9,590,616
6Argentina $9,221,681
7Nicaragua $5,904,755
8Ecuador $5,557,787
9Paraguay $5,546,617
10United Kingdom $5,111,211

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Baltimore $44,278,036
2Atlanta/Savannah $40,438,409
3San Francisco $9,802,658
4New York City $4,900,617
5Laredo $4,579,465
6Houston $4,191,587
7Los Angeles $2,039,431
8Phoenix/Nogales $1,858,477
9Philadelphia $1,798,089
10San Juan $1,753,485

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 4.6 percent compared to last year to $50.57 million.
  • Carquinez Bridge, Calif. rose 13.29 percent compared to last year to $41.89 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 57.19 percent compared to last year to $30.95 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 390.93 percent compared to last year to $22.63 million.
  • Port of Philadelphia fell 36.27 percent compared to last year to $12.77 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 $25.75 million, 40 percent, (36.51 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Brazil increased $849,318, 2.55 percent, (13.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Guatemala increased $5.47 million, 22.32 percent, (12.13 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Dominican Republic decreased $4.25 million, 14.07 percent, (10.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Colombia increased $1.41 million, 17.2 percent, (3.89 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 76.87 percent of all these Cane, beet sugar, solid form imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $189.74 million of the $246.84 million total.

All totaled, 64.34 percent of all these Cane, beet sugar, solid form imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $158.81 million of the $246.84 million total