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

Imports: Cassava, arrowroot, fresh or dry

Cassava, arrowroot, fresh or dry, the No. 643 import by value totaled $19.39 million for the month of February, $37.39 million through February of 2020, and $248.01 million 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
1Costa Rica$12.07 M
2Ecuador$5.2 M
3Jamaica$4.01 M
4China$2.58 M
5Mexico$2.18 M
6Ghana$1.75 M
7Colombia$1.66 M
8Japan$1.41 M
9Dominican Republic$1.32 M
10Nicaragua$1.15 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $37.39 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Miami $6,531,300
2Port Everglades, Fla. $4,807,736
3Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $4,797,716
4Port of Newark $4,474,812
5Port of Wilmington, Dela. $3,530,904
6Port of New York $3,525,673
7Port of Los Angeles $2,377,755
8Pharr International Bridge in Texas $1,276,090
9Port of Philadelphia $953,643
10Port of Houston $742,075

U.S. imports of Cassava, arrowroot, fresh or dry decreased 5.05 percent through February to $37.39 million

U.S. imports of Cassava, arrowroot, fresh or dry decreased 5.05 percent from $39.38 million to $37.39 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 643 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 647 for the last full year with a total value of $248.01 million, a $19.46 million, 8.52 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Costa Rica, No. 2 Ecuador, No. 3 Jamaica, No. 4 China and No. 5 Mexico. 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 Newark and No. 5 Port of Wilmington, Dela..

In the last previous full year, theleading 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..

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Costa Rica $12,068,297
2Ecuador $5,199,359
3Jamaica $4,011,499
4China $2,575,765
5Mexico $2,184,796
6Ghana $1,748,827
7Colombia $1,660,008
8Japan $1,413,359
9Dominican Republic $1,315,207
10Nicaragua $1,150,724

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Miami $7,485,934
2New York City $3,979,891
3San Juan $2,903,840
4Philadelphia $2,675,010
5Los Angeles $1,685,630
6Laredo $621,758
7San Diego $365,102
8Houston $239,871
9Chicago $235,955
10Jacksonville/Tampa $217,795

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 Miami rose 3.96 percent compared to last year to $6.53 million.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. fell 23.77 percent compared to last year to $4.81 million.
  • Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico fell 5.47 percent compared to last year to $4.8 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 31.43 percent compared to last year to $4.47 million.
  • Port of Wilmington, Dela. fell 11.17 percent compared to last year to $3.53 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 decreased $1.56 million, 11.43 percent, (32.28 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Ecuador decreased $246,257, 4.52 percent, (13.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Jamaica decreased $442,841, 9.94 percent, (10.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China increased $963,994, 59.81 percent, (6.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico increased $444,969, 25.58 percent, (5.84 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 69.65 percent of all these Cassava, arrowroot, fresh or dry imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $26.04 million of the $37.39 million total.

All totaled, 64.57 percent of all these Cassava, arrowroot, fresh or dry imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $24.14 million of the $37.39 million total