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

Imports: Cane, beet sugar, solid form

Cane, beet sugar, solid form, the No. 234 import by value totaled $74.34 million for the month of December, $1.6 billion through December 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$656.3 M
2Brazil$199.49 M
3Guatemala$126.42 M
4Dominican Republic$99.14 M
5Colombia$90.61 M
6Philippines$61.06 M
7El Salvador$43.9 M
8Nicaragua$41.34 M
9Argentina$36.8 M
10Costa Rica$31.53 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.6 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Baltimore, Md. $376,687,371
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $249,200,007
3Carquinez Bridge, Calif. $220,709,479
4Port of Philadelphia $97,230,253
5Brownsville International Bridges $74,019,822
6Port of New York $73,308,778
7Port of Newark $69,161,566
8Port Laredo $65,401,804
9Port of Houston $42,614,470
10Port of New Orleans $39,795,121

U.S. imports of Cane, beet sugar, solid form decreased 3.06 percent through December to $1.6 billion

U.S. imports of Cane, beet sugar, solid form decreased 3.06 percent from $1.65 billion to $1.6 billion in 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 234 through December 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 $1.65 billion, a $169.71 million, 9.32 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through December 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 Brazil, No. 3 Philippines, No. 4 Guatemala and No. 5 Dominican Republic. 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $656,298,987
2Brazil $199,488,465
3Guatemala $126,422,285
4Dominican Republic $99,143,346
5Colombia $90,610,852
6Philippines $61,058,735
7El Salvador $43,903,158
8Nicaragua $41,336,464
9Argentina $36,801,790
10Costa Rica $31,527,684

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Baltimore $85,714,355
2Atlanta/Savannah $56,238,248
3San Francisco $33,789,618
4Laredo $31,058,149
5Philadelphia $23,606,926
6New York City $22,665,394
7Los Angeles $9,050,305
8Phoenix/Nogales $7,513,786
9San Juan $7,169,191
10Houston $5,994,577

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 9.66 percent compared to last year to $376.69 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 24.44 percent compared to last year to $249.2 million.
  • Carquinez Bridge, Calif. fell 15.54 percent compared to last year to $220.71 million.
  • Port of Philadelphia fell 15.28 percent compared to last year to $97.23 million.
  • Brownsville International Bridges rose 33.46 percent compared to last year to $74.02 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 $37.02 million, 5.98 percent, (41.01 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Brazil increased $50.58 million, 33.96 percent, (12.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Guatemala increased $23.14 million, 22.4 percent, (7.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Dominican Republic decreased $2.76 million, 2.71 percent, (6.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Colombia increased $25.38 million, 38.9 percent, (5.66 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 73.23 percent of all these Cane, beet sugar, solid form imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $1.17 billion of the $1.6 billion total.

All totaled, 63.6 percent of all these Cane, beet sugar, solid form imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $1.02 billion of the $1.6 billion total