Total Trade: $1.04 billion
|1||Port of Newark||$849,990,419|
|2||Port of Los Angeles||$33,589,857|
|4||Port of Oakland, Calif.||$16,547,990|
|5||Port of Philadelphia||$13,422,993|
|7||Port of New York||$9,459,949|
|8||Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y.||$8,065,397|
|9||Port of Virginia||$6,994,295|
|10||Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY||$6,469,811|
U.S. imports of Cheese and curd increased 11.01 percent through October to $1.04 billion
U.S. imports of Cheese and curd increased 11.01 percent from $940.57 million to $1.04 billion through the first 10 months of 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 290 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 291 for the last full year with a total value of $1.18 billion, a $77.7 million, 6.16 percent decreased from the 2016 total.
Through October of this year the leading 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.
In the last previous full year, theleading 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 of Philadelphia, No. 4 Port Miami and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif..
January – October 2018
|1||New York City||$148,306,221|
Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:
Highlights for the top five ports:
- Port of Newark rose 15.72 percent compared to last year to $849.99 million.
- Port of Los Angeles rose 4.6 percent compared to last year to $33.59 million.
- Port Miami rose 38.05 percent compared to last year to $32.65 million.
- Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 24.93 percent compared to last year to $16.55 million.
- Port of Philadelphia fell 63.28 percent compared to last year to $13.42 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 $26.86 million, 11.32 percent, (25.3 percent of all shipments).
- U.S. imports from No. 2 France increased $24.55 million, 19.06 percent, (14.69 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 3 Spain increased $10.61 million, 13.02 percent, (8.82 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 4 Switzerland increased $14.8 million, 25.11 percent, (7.06 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 5 The Netherlands increased $4.61 million, 6.92 percent, (6.82 percent of all shipments).
All totaled, 62.69 percent of all these Cheese and curd imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $654.55 million of the $1.04 billion total.
All totaled, 90.62 percent of all these Cheese and curd imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $946.2 million of the $1.04 billion total