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

Imports: Cane, beet sugar, solid form

Cane, beet sugar, solid form, the No. 210 import by value totaled $165.24 million for the month of March, $412.08 million through March 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$187.31 M
2Dominican Republic$50.32 M
3Brazil$42.66 M
4Guatemala$37.52 M
5Colombia$14.84 M
6United Kingdom$10.93 M
7Argentina$10.05 M
8Paraguay$9.38 M
9El Salvador$6.61 M
10Nicaragua$6.22 M
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January – March 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $412.08 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Baltimore, Md. $61,708,078
2Carquinez Bridge, Calif. $59,739,626
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $58,764,333
4Port of New Orleans $44,741,067
5Port of Philadelphia $34,205,196
6Port of Newark $20,693,923
7Port Laredo $18,526,687
8Brownsville International Bridges $15,101,257
9Port of New York $11,754,631
10Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $11,025,380

U.S. imports of Cane, beet sugar, solid form decreased 3.87 percent through March to $412.08 million

U.S. imports of Cane, beet sugar, solid form decreased 3.87 percent from $428.67 million to $412.08 million through the first three 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 210 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 216 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 March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Dominican Republic, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 Guatemala 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 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.

January – March 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $187,312,099
2Dominican Republic $50,316,375
3Brazil $42,659,410
4Guatemala $37,523,172
5Colombia $14,839,004
6United Kingdom $10,932,152
7Argentina $10,048,234
8Paraguay $9,382,338
9El Salvador $6,606,729
10Nicaragua $6,223,113

January – March 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 three months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 25.11 percent compared to last year to $61.71 million.
  • Carquinez Bridge, Calif. fell 7.69 percent compared to last year to $59.74 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 41.18 percent compared to last year to $58.76 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 770.07 percent compared to last year to $44.74 million.
  • Port of Philadelphia fell 8.19 percent compared to last year to $34.21 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 $18.32 million, 10.84 percent, (45.46 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Dominican Republic decreased $11.44 million, 18.53 percent, (12.21 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Brazil increased $2.88 million, 7.25 percent, (10.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Guatemala increased $10.32 million, 37.93 percent, (9.11 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Colombia increased $1.83 million, 14.03 percent, (3.6 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 80.73 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 $332.65 million of the $412.08 million total.

All totaled, 62.89 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 $259.16 million of the $412.08 million total