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

Imports: Cassava, arrowroot, fresh or dry

Cassava, arrowroot, fresh or dry, the No. 657 import by value totaled $19.32 million for the month of March, $58.69 million through March of 2019, and $228.55 million 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
1Costa Rica$19.14 M
2Ecuador$8.57 M
3Jamaica$5.86 M
4Colombia$3.73 M
5Ghana$3.1 M
6China$2.71 M
7Mexico$2.68 M
8Nicaragua$2.54 M
9Honduras$2.28 M
10Japan$2.04 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $58.69 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Miami $9,583,026
2Port Everglades, Fla. $8,683,597
3Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $8,181,069
4Port of New York $7,831,512
5Port of Wilmington, Dela. $5,451,526
6Port of Newark $4,952,884
7Port of Los Angeles $3,390,975
8Port of Philadelphia $1,829,203
9Pharr International Bridge in Texas $1,394,092
10Port of San Diego, Calif. $1,097,017

U.S. imports of Cassava, arrowroot, fresh or dry increased 10.31 percent through March to $58.69 million

U.S. imports of Cassava, arrowroot, fresh or dry increased 10.31 percent from $53.21 million to $58.69 million through the first three 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 657 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 674 for the last full year with a total value of $228.55 million, a $29.92 million, 15.06 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Costa Rica, No. 2 Ecuador, No. 3 Jamaica, No. 4 Colombia and No. 5 Ghana. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Miami, No. 2 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 3 Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico, No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 Port of Wilmington, Dela..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Costa Rica, No. 2 Jamaica, No. 3 Ecuador, No. 4 China and No. 5 Colombia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico, No. 2 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 3 Port Miami, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of New York.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Costa Rica $19,144,273
2Ecuador $8,572,966
3Jamaica $5,862,012
4Colombia $3,726,107
5Ghana $3,103,753
6China $2,710,781
7Mexico $2,679,229
8Nicaragua $2,536,888
9Honduras $2,275,777
10Japan $2,043,800

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Miami $24,220,042
2New York City $16,657,919
3San Juan $12,680,881
4Philadelphia $10,456,871
5Los Angeles $5,836,228
6Houston $1,753,758
7San Diego $1,685,208
8Laredo $1,679,642
9Chicago $1,375,419
10Jacksonville/Tampa $1,198,860

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 Miami rose 40.04 percent compared to last year to $9.58 million.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. rose 0.14 percent compared to last year to $8.68 million.
  • Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico fell 8.97 percent compared to last year to $8.18 million.
  • Port of New York rose 74.27 percent compared to last year to $7.83 million.
  • Port of Wilmington, Dela. rose 11.56 percent compared to last year to $5.45 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 Costa Rica increased $547,374, 2.94 percent, (32.62 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Ecuador increased $3.35 million, 64.14 percent, (14.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Jamaica increased $379,796, 6.93 percent, (9.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Colombia increased $777,721, 26.38 percent, (6.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Ghana increased $653,747, 26.68 percent, (5.29 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 68.85 percent of all these Cassava, arrowroot, fresh or dry imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $40.41 million of the $58.69 million total.

All totaled, 67.69 percent of all these Cassava, arrowroot, fresh or dry imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $39.73 million of the $58.69 million total