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

Imports: Cheese and curd

Cheese and curd, the No. 287 import by value totaled $121.5 million for the month of August, $829.4 million through August of 2019, and $1.28 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
1Italy$256.08 M
2France$106.2 M
3Spain$67.94 M
4The Netherlands$52.97 M
5Switzerland$49.96 M
6United Kingdom$38.25 M
7Germany$27.47 M
8Denmark$26.52 M
9Ireland$26.22 M
10Norway$25.98 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $829.4 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $665,109,844
2Port of Los Angeles $28,710,276
3Port Miami $23,932,319
4Port of Philadelphia $14,389,800
5Port of Oakland, Calif. $13,554,864
6Port of Virginia $8,706,729
7Port of New York $8,080,394
8Port Laredo $7,972,525
9Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $6,917,669
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $5,852,225

U.S. imports of Cheese and curd increased 3.95 percent through August to $829.4 million

U.S. imports of Cheese and curd increased 3.95 percent from $797.9 million to $829.4 million through the first eight 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 287 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 299 for the last full year with a total value of $1.28 billion, a $94.23 million, 7.96 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 France, No. 3 Spain, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 Switzerland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port Miami, No. 4 Port of Philadelphia and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 France, No. 3 Spain, No. 4 Switzerland and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port Miami, No. 4 Port of Oakland, Calif. and No. 5 Port of Philadelphia.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Italy $256,079,302
2France $106,198,805
3Spain $67,935,759
4The Netherlands $52,972,561
5Switzerland $49,963,410
6United Kingdom $38,249,653
7Germany $27,465,288
8Denmark $26,523,852
9Ireland $26,215,508
10Norway $25,979,157

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $332,789,917
2Los Angeles $16,839,222
3Miami $16,115,598
4Chicago $14,856,539
5San Francisco $6,660,292
6Philadelphia $6,414,920
7Ogdensburg, N.Y. $3,831,253
8Laredo $3,723,967
9Milwaukee $2,741,296
10Buffalo $2,685,748

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 3.09 percent compared to last year to $665.11 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 6.11 percent compared to last year to $28.71 million.
  • Port Miami fell 4.45 percent compared to last year to $23.93 million.
  • Port of Philadelphia rose 25.72 percent compared to last year to $14.39 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 8.62 percent compared to last year to $13.55 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 Italy increased $48.96 million, 23.64 percent, (30.88 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 France decreased $6.19 million, 5.51 percent, (12.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Spain decreased $3.97 million, 5.52 percent, (8.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 The Netherlands increased $1.08 million, 2.08 percent, (6.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Switzerland decreased $2.53 million, 4.82 percent, (6.02 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 64.28 percent of all these Cheese and curd imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $533.15 million of the $829.4 million total.

All totaled, 89.91 percent of all these Cheese and curd imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $745.7 million of the $829.4 million total