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

Imports: Coffee

Coffee, the No. 86 import by value totaled $450.81 million for the month of October, $4.7 billion through October of 2018, and $6.18 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
1Colombia$929.58 M
2Brazil$727.39 M
3Canada$358.66 M
4Vietnam$353.78 M
5Guatemala$316.03 M
6Indonesia$248.97 M
7Nicaragua$239.45 M
8Mexico$204.09 M
9Honduras$196.4 M
10Switzerland$191.24 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $4.7 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $589,375,457
2Port of New Orleans $523,018,264
3Port of Oakland, Calif. $462,543,684
4Port of Charleston $426,402,497
5Port of Baltimore, Md. $415,204,347
6Port of New York $293,796,949
7Port of Seattle, Wash. $285,905,461
8Port of Virginia $265,211,090
9Port of Houston $261,053,705
10Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $193,038,169

U.S. imports of Coffee decreased 10.62 percent through October to $4.7 billion

U.S. imports of Coffee decreased 10.62 percent from $5.25 billion to $4.7 billion 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 86 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 69 for the last full year with a total value of $6.18 billion, a $561.63 million, 9.99 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Colombia, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Vietnam 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..

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 Oakland, Calif., No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port of Baltimore, Md..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Colombia $929,576,551
2Brazil $727,388,769
3Canada $358,659,114
4Vietnam $353,780,320
5Guatemala $316,034,496
6Indonesia $248,970,458
7Nicaragua $239,450,949
8Mexico $204,088,360
9Honduras $196,395,716
10Switzerland $191,243,420

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $164,508,960
2New Orleans $101,606,490
3Charleston $89,897,696
4Baltimore $88,089,777
5San Francisco $87,120,465
6Seattle $59,481,623
7Houston $53,312,276
8Norfolk $47,134,655
9Jacksonville/Tampa $43,352,090
10Detroit $34,851,646

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 Newark fell 17.79 percent compared to last year to $589.38 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 15.22 percent compared to last year to $523.02 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 28.77 percent compared to last year to $462.54 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 9.78 percent compared to last year to $426.4 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 13.83 percent compared to last year to $415.2 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 decreased $125.98 million, 11.93 percent, (19.79 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Brazil decreased $116.48 million, 13.8 percent, (15.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada decreased $92.39 million, 20.48 percent, (7.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Vietnam decreased $110.76 million, 23.84 percent, (7.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Guatemala decreased $2.53 million, 0.8 percent, (6.73 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 57.18 percent of all these Coffee imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $2.69 billion of the $4.7 billion total.

All totaled, 51.45 percent of all these Coffee imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $2.42 billion of the $4.7 billion total