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

Imports: Cheese and curd

Cheese and curd, the No. 290 import by value totaled $140.73 million for the month of October, $1.04 billion through October of 2018, and $1.18 billion 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
1Italy$264.19 M
2France$153.37 M
3Spain$92.04 M
4Switzerland$73.76 M
5The Netherlands$71.18 M
6United Kingdom$50.1 M
7Denmark$42.52 M
8Germany$40.7 M
9Norway$33.56 M
10Ireland$29.63 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.04 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $849,990,419
2Port of Los Angeles $33,589,857
3Port Miami $32,647,602
4Port of Oakland, Calif. $16,547,990
5Port of Philadelphia $13,422,993
6Port Laredo $11,129,237
7Port of New York $9,459,949
8Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $8,065,397
9Port of Virginia $6,994,295
10Buffalo 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

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Italy $264,194,722
2France $153,365,245
3Spain $92,043,939
4Switzerland $73,760,383
5The Netherlands $71,183,599
6United Kingdom $50,098,757
7Denmark $42,517,144
8Germany $40,697,623
9Norway $33,564,782
10Ireland $29,628,632

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $148,306,221
2Miami $7,885,895
3Los Angeles $6,321,699
4Chicago $5,205,741
5Philadelphia $3,357,626
6Milwaukee $2,409,166
7San Francisco $2,342,403
8Laredo $1,919,815
9San Juan $1,140,782
10Ogdensburg, N.Y. $996,111

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