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

Imports: Chocolate and other food products containing cocoa

Chocolate and other food products containing cocoa, the No. 162 import by value totaled $216.75 million for the month of February, $435.32 million through February of 2019, and $2.7 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
1Canada$224.07 M
2Mexico$90.78 M
3Germany$21.14 M
4Belgium$19.17 M
5Poland$11.91 M
6Switzerland$9.73 M
7Italy$7.02 M
8Ireland$5.88 M
9France$5.74 M
10Turkey$4.49 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $435.32 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $72,967,130
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $69,039,465
3Port Laredo $59,059,082
4Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $41,930,073
5Highgate Springs Alburg, Vt. $37,293,923
6Brownsville International Bridges $28,510,559
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $27,067,936
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $22,084,324
9Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $15,965,123
10Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $10,379,649

U.S. imports of Chocolate and other food products containing cocoa increased 5.69 percent through February to $435.32 million

U.S. imports of Chocolate and other food products containing cocoa increased 5.69 percent from $411.88 million to $435.32 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 162 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 168 for the last full year with a total value of $2.7 billion, a $8.26 million, 0.31 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Belgium and No. 5 Poland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. and No. 5 Highgate Springs Alburg, Vt..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Belgium and No. 5 Switzerland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. and No. 5 Highgate Springs Alburg, Vt..

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $224,066,876
2Mexico $90,775,712
3Germany $21,135,650
4Belgium $19,173,489
5Poland $11,912,823
6Switzerland $9,731,695
7Italy $7,018,797
8Ireland $5,878,713
9France $5,744,802
10Turkey $4,487,370

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $178,456,767
2Laredo $157,614,653
3New York City $143,108,606
4Ogdensburg, N.Y. $116,028,349
5Buffalo $69,855,164
6St. Albans, Vt. $65,878,880
7Seattle $21,614,389
8San Francisco $19,464,123
9Los Angeles $15,973,413
10Miami $14,080,976

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 rose 7.15 percent compared to last year to $72.97 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 12.39 percent compared to last year to $69.04 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 0.82 percent compared to last year to $59.06 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 10.97 percent compared to last year to $41.93 million.
  • Highgate Springs Alburg, Vt. rose 13.82 percent compared to last year to $37.29 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 Canada increased $7.95 million, 3.68 percent, (51.47 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $12.43 million, 15.87 percent, (20.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany decreased $2.71 million, 11.36 percent, (4.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Belgium increased $529,387, 2.84 percent, (4.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Poland increased $1.27 million, 11.96 percent, (2.74 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 84.32 percent of all these Chocolate and other food products containing cocoa imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $367.06 million of the $435.32 million total.

All totaled, 64.39 percent of all these Chocolate and other food products containing cocoa imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $280.29 million of the $435.32 million total