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

Imports: Cassava, arrowroot, fresh or dry

Cassava, arrowroot, fresh or dry, the No. 673 import by value totaled $22.17 million for the month of December, $228.55 million through December of 2018, and $198.63 million 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
1Costa Rica$76.54 M
2Ecuador$26.88 M
3Jamaica$25.19 M
4China$14.88 M
5Ghana$11.43 M
6Colombia$10.25 M
7Dominican Republic$10.24 M
8Honduras$9.75 M
9Nicaragua$9.18 M
10Mexico$9.14 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $228.55 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $36,872,789
2Port Everglades, Fla. $36,452,747
3Port Miami $30,889,712
4Port of Newark $26,729,059
5Port of New York $21,125,136
6Port of Wilmington, Dela. $21,051,581
7Port of Los Angeles $14,120,339
8Port of Philadelphia $7,855,643
9Pharr International Bridge in Texas $4,315,891
10Port of Houston $4,309,379

U.S. imports of Cassava, arrowroot, fresh or dry increased 15.06 percent through December to $228.55 million

U.S. imports of Cassava, arrowroot, fresh or dry increased 15.06 percent from $198.63 million to $228.55 million 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 673 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 677 for the last full year with a total value of $198.63 million, a $26.07 million, 11.60 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Costa Rica, No. 2 Ecuador, No. 3 Jamaica, No. 4 China and No. 5 Ghana. 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.

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 Ghana. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 2 Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port Miami and No. 5 Port of Wilmington, Dela..

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Costa Rica $76,542,801
2Ecuador $26,880,018
3Jamaica $25,192,565
4China $14,879,430
5Ghana $11,433,576
6Colombia $10,250,320
7Dominican Republic $10,242,860
8Honduras $9,753,214
9Nicaragua $9,175,382
10Mexico $9,139,065

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Miami $17,506,886
2New York City $11,422,146
3San Juan $8,379,471
4Philadelphia $7,624,617
5Los Angeles $4,508,289
6San Diego $1,262,091
7Houston $1,238,021
8Laredo $1,169,052
9Chicago $955,651
10Jacksonville/Tampa $742,367

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico rose 34.42 percent compared to last year to $36.87 million.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. fell 8.72 percent compared to last year to $36.45 million.
  • Port Miami rose 43.87 percent compared to last year to $30.89 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 12.45 percent compared to last year to $26.73 million.
  • Port of New York rose 26.06 percent compared to last year to $21.13 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 $3.84 million, 5.28 percent, (33.49 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Ecuador increased $6.87 million, 34.32 percent, (11.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Jamaica increased $1.2 million, 5 percent, (11.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China increased $1.65 million, 12.48 percent, (6.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Ghana increased $2.11 million, 22.59 percent, (5 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 67.79 percent of all these Cassava, arrowroot, fresh or dry imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $154.93 million of the $228.55 million total.

All totaled, 66.54 percent of all these Cassava, arrowroot, fresh or dry imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $152.07 million of the $228.55 million total