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

Imports: Coffee

Coffee, the No. 84 import by value totaled $511.41 million for the month of August, $3.94 billion through August 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$756.86 M
2Brazil$674.71 M
3Guatemala$274.95 M
4Canada$259.73 M
5Nicaragua$229.08 M
6Vietnam$221.13 M
7Honduras$212.38 M
8Indonesia$210.38 M
9Switzerland$197.01 M
10Mexico$161.23 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $3.94 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $526,103,591
2Port of Oakland, Calif. $437,735,969
3Port of New Orleans $413,633,419
4Port of Charleston $388,558,876
5Port of Baltimore, Md. $367,913,671
6Port of New York $253,879,236
7Port of Seattle, Wash. $243,473,716
8Port of Virginia $214,770,360
9Port of Houston $197,216,092
10Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $155,931,079

U.S. imports of Coffee increased 2.44 percent through August to $3.94 billion

U.S. imports of Coffee increased 2.44 percent from $3.85 billion to $3.94 billion through the first eight 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 84 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 82 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 August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Colombia, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 Guatemala, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Nicaragua. 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 Charleston and No. 5 Port of Baltimore, Md..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Colombia, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 Vietnam, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Guatemala. 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 – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Colombia $756,863,914
2Brazil $674,711,943
3Guatemala $274,952,305
4Canada $259,725,004
5Nicaragua $229,081,430
6Vietnam $221,128,845
7Honduras $212,377,171
8Indonesia $210,376,393
9Switzerland $197,012,671
10Mexico $161,232,920

January – August 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 eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 7.5 percent compared to last year to $526.1 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 15.17 percent compared to last year to $437.74 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 2.42 percent compared to last year to $413.63 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 19.21 percent compared to last year to $388.56 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 9.45 percent compared to last year to $367.91 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 $41.31 million, 5.77 percent, (19.19 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Brazil increased $104.33 million, 18.29 percent, (17.11 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Guatemala decreased $10.95 million, 3.83 percent, (6.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada decreased $37.14 million, 12.51 percent, (6.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Nicaragua increased $8.13 million, 3.68 percent, (5.81 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 55.67 percent of all these Coffee imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $2.2 billion of the $3.94 billion total.

All totaled, 54.12 percent of all these Coffee imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $2.13 billion of the $3.94 billion total