Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through May 2020.

Imports: Coffee

Coffee, the No. 77 import by value totaled $530.94 million for the month of May, $2.4 billion through May of 2020, and $5.7 billion for all of 2019, 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
1Brazil$454.53 M
2Colombia$443.7 M
3Switzerland$190.78 M
4Guatemala$169.08 M
5Canada$149.38 M
6Vietnam$141.34 M
7Nicaragua$140.34 M
8Honduras$139.64 M
9Indonesia$113.35 M
10Mexico$86.87 M
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U.S. imports of Coffee decreased 0.58 percent through May to $2.4 billion

U.S. imports of Coffee decreased 0.58 percent from $2.41 billion to $2.4 billion through the first five months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 77 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 85 for the last full year with a total value of $5.7 billion, a $104.05 million, 1.86 percent increase from the 2018 total.

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

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

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first five months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 15.29 percent compared to last year to $361.35 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 20.7 percent compared to last year to $301.3 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 3.99 percent compared to last year to $233.94 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 6.86 percent compared to last year to $223.76 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 10.52 percent compared to last year to $200.68 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 Brazil increased $18.26 million, 4.19 percent, (18.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Colombia decreased $48.06 million, 9.77 percent, (18.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Switzerland increased $76.78 million, 67.35 percent, (7.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Guatemala increased $7.86 million, 4.88 percent, (7.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada decreased $10.1 million, 6.34 percent, (6.24 percent market share).

All totaled, 58.76 percent of all these Coffee imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $1.41 billion of the $2.4 billion total.

All totaled, 55.15 percent of all these Coffee imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $1.32 billion of the $2.4 billion total