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

Imports: Corn

Corn, the No. 538 import by value totaled $22.76 million for the month of October, $325.37 million through October of 2018, and $454.76 million 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
1Canada$100.94 M
2Chile$68.71 M
3Argentina$56.66 M
4Brazil$27.94 M
5Serbia$16.82 M
6Turkey$16.09 M
7Mexico$15.9 M
8France$11.6 M
9Romania$2.62 M
10Belgium$2.57 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $325.37 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Philadelphia $44,263,699
2Port Everglades, Fla. $38,534,310
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $31,683,796
4Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $31,376,928
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $20,498,302
6Miami International Airport $20,301,116
7Port of Baltimore, Md. $19,678,816
8Highgate Springs Alburg, Vt. $17,612,283
9Port of Beaufort-Morehead City, N.C. $15,748,109
10Port of Stockton, Calif. $11,991,914

U.S. imports of Corn decreased 22.83 percent through October to $325.37 million

U.S. imports of Corn decreased 22.83 percent from $421.61 million to $325.37 million 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 538 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 470 for the last full year with a total value of $454.76 million, a $64.55 million, 12.43 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Chile, No. 3 Argentina, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 Serbia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Philadelphia, No. 2 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Turkey, No. 3 Chile, No. 4 Argentina and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Philadelphia, No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $100,938,622
2Chile $68,712,656
3Argentina $56,658,440
4Brazil $27,937,540
5Serbia $16,821,720
6Turkey $16,086,453
7Mexico $15,904,033
8France $11,602,151
9Romania $2,623,838
10Belgium $2,569,664

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $13,915,192
2Buffalo $7,028,955
3San Juan $5,552,954
4San Francisco $4,942,791
5St. Albans, Vt. $4,756,737
6Miami $4,226,635
7Wilmington $3,759,539
8Philadelphia $3,441,089
9El Paso $2,810,043
10Ogdensburg, N.Y. $2,639,945

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 Philadelphia fell 25.76 percent compared to last year to $44.26 million.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. rose 89.93 percent compared to last year to $38.53 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 5.93 percent compared to last year to $31.68 million.
  • Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico rose 19.44 percent compared to last year to $31.38 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 55.13 percent compared to last year to $20.5 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 Canada decreased $23.55 million, 18.92 percent, (31.02 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Chile decreased $6.01 million, 8.04 percent, (21.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Argentina decreased $10.27 million, 15.35 percent, (17.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Brazil increased $1.78 million, 6.81 percent, (8.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Serbia increased $16.81 million, 100000 percent, (5.17 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 83.31 percent of all these Corn imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $271.07 million of the $325.37 million total.

All totaled, 51.13 percent of all these Corn imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $166.36 million of the $325.37 million total