Total Trade: $829.4 million
|1||Port of Newark||$665,109,844|
|2||Port of Los Angeles||$28,710,276|
|4||Port of Philadelphia||$14,389,800|
|5||Port of Oakland, Calif.||$13,554,864|
|6||Port of Virginia||$8,706,729|
|7||Port of New York||$8,080,394|
|9||Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y.||$6,917,669|
|10||Chicago 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
|1||New York City||$332,789,917|
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