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

Imports: Cheese and curd

Cheese and curd, the No. 315 import by value totaled $90.94 million for the month of February, $179.83 million through February 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$49.77 M
2France$23.07 M
3Spain$14.25 M
4Switzerland$13.89 M
5United Kingdom$10.61 M
6The Netherlands$10.4 M
7Denmark$6.67 M
8Nicaragua$6.49 M
9Norway$5.71 M
10Ireland$4.94 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $179.83 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $138,257,150
2Port Miami $7,702,130
3Port of Los Angeles $6,628,583
4Port of New York $4,800,881
5Port of Philadelphia $2,577,239
6Port of Oakland, Calif. $2,422,855
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $2,295,178
8Port Laredo $1,537,072
9Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $1,453,827
10Port 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

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Italy $49,770,287
2France $23,074,018
3Spain $14,246,435
4Switzerland $13,888,310
5United Kingdom $10,609,506
6The Netherlands $10,395,086
7Denmark $6,667,805
8Nicaragua $6,489,303
9Norway $5,711,393
10Ireland $4,936,557

January – February 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 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