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

Imports: Cane, beet sugar, solid form

Cane, beet sugar, solid form, the No. 235 import by value totaled $108.9 million for the month of July, $914.02 million through July 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$396.89 M
2Dominican Republic$95.82 M
3Brazil$71.6 M
4Guatemala$53.77 M
5Colombia$44.14 M
6El Salvador$44 M
7Argentina$31.24 M
8Philippines$24.99 M
9Costa Rica$20.7 M
10Nicaragua$18.88 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $914.02 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $219,645,630
2Port of Baltimore, Md. $183,673,519
3Carquinez Bridge, Calif. $145,942,261
4Port of Philadelphia $64,630,465
5Port of Newark $39,317,702
6Port Laredo $38,816,947
7Port of Los Angeles $34,215,928
8Port of New York $23,314,232
9Port of Seattle, Wash. $20,393,795
10Brownsville International Bridges $18,370,328

U.S. imports of Cane, beet sugar, solid form decreased 8.38 percent through July to $914.02 million

U.S. imports of Cane, beet sugar, solid form decreased 8.38 percent from $997.6 million to $914.02 million through the first seven 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 235 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 222 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 July 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 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 Dominican Republic, No. 4 Guatemala 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $396,893,900
2Dominican Republic $95,815,823
3Brazil $71,598,129
4Guatemala $53,766,550
5Colombia $44,142,091
6El Salvador $43,995,385
7Argentina $31,244,085
8Philippines $24,989,635
9Costa Rica $20,704,519
10Nicaragua $18,883,959

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 23.69 percent compared to last year to $219.65 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 20.77 percent compared to last year to $183.67 million.
  • Carquinez Bridge, Calif. fell 2 percent compared to last year to $145.94 million.
  • Port of Philadelphia fell 6.01 percent compared to last year to $64.63 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 17.39 percent compared to last year to $39.32 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 $75.58 million, 16 percent, (43.42 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Dominican Republic decreased $2.5 million, 2.54 percent, (10.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Brazil decreased $33.08 million, 31.6 percent, (7.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Guatemala decreased $1.31 million, 2.38 percent, (5.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Colombia increased $2.99 million, 7.26 percent, (4.83 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 72.45 percent of all these Cane, beet sugar, solid form imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $662.22 million of the $914.02 million total.

All totaled, 71.47 percent of all these Cane, beet sugar, solid form imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $653.21 million of the $914.02 million total