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

Imports: Cocoa Beans

Cocoa Beans, the No. 342 import by value totaled $33.54 million for the month of October, $848.73 million 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
1Cote D'Ivoire$552.42 M
2Ghana$106.94 M
3Ecuador$86.45 M
4Dominican Republic$42.83 M
5Papua New Guinea$15.65 M
6Nigeria$14.58 M
7Peru$10.82 M
8Congo (Kinshasa)$4.15 M
9Venezuela$4.12 M
10Haiti$2.22 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $848.73 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Philadelphia $539,351,419
2Port of Newark $171,886,971
3Port of New York $84,658,970
4Port of Oakland, Calif. $21,260,154
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $16,877,966
6Port of Chester, Penn. $7,970,273
7Port of Baltimore, Md. $2,638,146
8Port of Los Angeles $2,061,661
9Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $684,670
10Port of Seattle, Wash. $282,086

U.S. imports of Cocoa Beans decreased 21.11 percent through October to $848.73 million

U.S. imports of Cocoa Beans decreased 21.11 percent from $1.08 billion to $848.73 million 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 342 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 260 for the last full year with a total value of $1.18 billion, a $110.62 million, 8.55 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Cote D’Ivoire, No. 2 Ghana, No. 3 Ecuador, No. 4 Dominican Republic and No. 5 Papua New Guinea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Philadelphia, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Port of Oakland, Calif. and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Cote D’Ivoire, No. 2 Ghana, No. 3 Ecuador, No. 4 Dominican Republic and No. 5 Nigeria. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Philadelphia, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Port of Oakland, Calif. and No. 5 Port of Chester, Penn..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Cote D’Ivoire $552,424,983
2Ghana $106,939,542
3Ecuador $86,447,725
4Dominican Republic $42,828,023
5Papua New Guinea $15,652,211
6Nigeria $14,577,117
7Peru $10,817,585
8Congo (Kinshasa) $4,148,308
9Venezuela $4,117,107
10Haiti $2,215,637

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Philadelphia $211,638,919
2New York City $67,314,840
3San Francisco $2,254,577
4Baltimore $910,767
5Los Angeles $396,482
6Seattle $154,062
7Honolulu $89,165
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $72,998
9St. Louis $55,830
10Laredo $50,112

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 Philadelphia fell 31.39 percent compared to last year to $539.35 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 15.36 percent compared to last year to $171.89 million.
  • Port of New York rose 126.14 percent compared to last year to $84.66 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 1.61 percent compared to last year to $21.26 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 85078 percent compared to last year to $16.88 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 Cote D’Ivoire decreased $116.89 million, 17.46 percent, (65.09 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Ghana decreased $74.06 million, 40.92 percent, (12.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Ecuador decreased $27.64 million, 24.22 percent, (10.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Dominican Republic increased $6.84 million, 18.99 percent, (5.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Papua New Guinea decreased $4.05 million, 20.58 percent, (1.84 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 94.76 percent of all these Cocoa Beans imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $804.29 million of the $848.73 million total.

All totaled, 98.27 percent of all these Cocoa Beans imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $834.04 million of the $848.73 million total