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

Imports: Coffee

Coffee, the No. 87 import by value totaled $410.97 million for the month of February, $878.11 million through February of 2019, and $5.59 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
1Colombia$235.77 M
2Brazil$191.06 M
3Vietnam$58.51 M
4Canada$56.22 M
5Switzerland$44.54 M
6Indonesia$43.24 M
7Peru$34.45 M
8Guatemala$31.17 M
9Honduras$29.68 M
10Mexico$26.3 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $878.11 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $114,666,434
2Port of Charleston $94,461,512
3Port of New Orleans $93,687,082
4Port of Baltimore, Md. $78,247,867
5Port of Oakland, Calif. $67,088,626
6Port of New York $65,835,027
7Port of Virginia $51,124,475
8Port of Seattle, Wash. $47,690,308
9Port of Houston $46,586,908
10Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $44,427,361

U.S. imports of Coffee decreased 1.59 percent through February to $878.11 million

U.S. imports of Coffee decreased 1.59 percent from $892.26 million to $878.11 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 87 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 87 for the last full year with a total value of $5.59 billion, a $591.3 million, 9.56 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Colombia, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 Vietnam, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Switzerland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Port of Baltimore, Md. and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Colombia, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Vietnam and No. 5 Switzerland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port of Baltimore, Md..

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Colombia $235,766,169
2Brazil $191,061,759
3Vietnam $58,507,011
4Canada $56,223,413
5Switzerland $44,540,909
6Indonesia $43,240,643
7Peru $34,449,451
8Guatemala $31,174,707
9Honduras $29,682,693
10Mexico $26,295,776

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $323,907,670
2New Orleans $206,119,728
3San Francisco $189,146,784
4Charleston $180,836,175
5Baltimore $171,666,495
6Seattle $127,081,838
7Houston $99,820,655
8Norfolk $99,209,191
9Jacksonville/Tampa $81,892,029
10Detroit $64,733,095

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 10.06 percent compared to last year to $114.67 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 4.57 percent compared to last year to $94.46 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 4.56 percent compared to last year to $93.69 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 10.82 percent compared to last year to $78.25 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 34.05 percent compared to last year to $67.09 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 Colombia increased $23.92 million, 11.29 percent, (26.85 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Brazil increased $7.36 million, 4.01 percent, (21.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Vietnam decreased $22.55 million, 27.82 percent, (6.66 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada decreased $30.62 million, 35.26 percent, (6.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Switzerland increased $11.04 million, 32.96 percent, (5.07 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 66.75 percent of all these Coffee imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $586.1 million of the $878.11 million total.

All totaled, 51.04 percent of all these Coffee imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $448.15 million of the $878.11 million total