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

Imports: Cocoa Beans

Cocoa Beans, the No. 238 import by value totaled $143.26 million for the month of February, $252.04 million through February of 2019, and $961.16 million 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
1Cote D'Ivoire$183.49 M
2Ghana$35.19 M
3Ecuador$21.69 M
4Dominican Republic$5.12 M
5Papua New Guinea$1.31 M
6Peru$972,653
7Venezuela$773,455
8Indonesia$612,375
9Madagascar$537,756
10Tanzania$442,345
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $252.04 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Philadelphia $183,261,245
2Port of Newark $38,745,870
3Port of New York $22,217,173
4Port of Chester, Penn. $3,662,058
5Port of Oakland, Calif. $3,586,114
6Port of Los Angeles $289,311
7Port of Seattle, Wash. $89,566
8Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $33,403
9Port of Houston $30,301
10Port of Charleston $27,104

U.S. imports of Cocoa Beans decreased 10.96 percent through February to $252.04 million

U.S. imports of Cocoa Beans decreased 10.96 percent from $283.06 million to $252.04 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 238 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 212 for the last full year with a total value of $961.16 million, a $222.43 million, 18.79 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through February 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 Chester, Penn. and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif..

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 Peru. 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.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Cote D’Ivoire $183,485,095
2Ghana $35,187,658
3Ecuador $21,689,213
4Dominican Republic $5,115,270
5Papua New Guinea $1,310,625
6Peru $972,653
7Venezuela $773,455
8Indonesia $612,375
9Madagascar $537,756
10Tanzania $442,345

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Philadelphia $268,367,925
2New York City $116,420,135
3San Francisco $7,576,264
4Los Angeles $1,281,536
5Baltimore $910,767
6Seattle $274,620
7Ogdensburg, N.Y. $165,483
8Houston $102,816
9Honolulu $89,165
10Laredo $59,989

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 Philadelphia fell 11.5 percent compared to last year to $183.26 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 37.29 percent compared to last year to $38.75 million.
  • Port of New York rose 173.74 percent compared to last year to $22.22 million.
  • Port of Chester, Penn. rose 658.13 percent compared to last year to $3.66 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 53.01 percent compared to last year to $3.59 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 $42.98 million, 18.98 percent, (72.8 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Ghana increased $1.64 million, 4.88 percent, (13.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Ecuador increased $11.68 million, 116.71 percent, (8.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Dominican Republic decreased $1.41 million, 21.59 percent, (2.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Papua New Guinea increased $437,850, 50.17 percent, (0.52 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 97.92 percent of all these Cocoa Beans imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $246.79 million of the $252.04 million total.

All totaled, 99.78 percent of all these Cocoa Beans imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $251.47 million of the $252.04 million total