Total Trade: $179.83 million
|1||Port of Newark||$138,257,150|
|3||Port of Los Angeles||$6,628,583|
|4||Port of New York||$4,800,881|
|5||Port of Philadelphia||$2,577,239|
|6||Port of Oakland, Calif.||$2,422,855|
|7||Chicago O’Hare International Airport||$2,295,178|
|9||Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y.||$1,453,827|
|10||Port of Wilmington, Dela.||$1,371,867|
U.S. imports of Cheese and curd decreased 2.77 percent through February to $179.83 million
U.S. imports of Cheese and curd decreased 2.77 percent from $184.95 million to $179.83 million through the first two 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 315 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 301 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 February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 France, No. 3 Spain, No. 4 Switzerland and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port Miami, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 Port of Philadelphia.
In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 France, No. 3 Switzerland, No. 4 Spain 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 – February 2019
|1||New York City||$332,789,917|
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 of Newark fell 6.34 percent compared to last year to $138.26 million.
- Port Miami rose 15.28 percent compared to last year to $7.7 million.
- Port of Los Angeles rose 10.09 percent compared to last year to $6.63 million.
- Port of New York rose 171.87 percent compared to last year to $4.8 million.
- Port of Philadelphia rose 14.35 percent compared to last year to $2.58 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 decreased $2.04 million, 3.93 percent, (27.68 percent of all shipments).
- U.S. imports from No. 2 France decreased $857,389, 3.58 percent, (12.83 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 3 Spain decreased $120,673, 0.84 percent, (7.92 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 4 Switzerland decreased $615,933, 4.25 percent, (7.72 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom increased $1.97 million, 22.75 percent, (5.9 percent of all shipments).
All totaled, 62.05 percent of all these Cheese and curd imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $111.59 million of the $179.83 million total.
All totaled, 88.96 percent of all these Cheese and curd imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $159.97 million of the $179.83 million total