Total Trade: $209.19 million
|1||Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico||$31,510,248|
|2||Port Everglades, Fla.||$30,619,421|
|3||Port of Philadelphia||$27,007,742|
|4||Miami International Airport||$24,944,886|
|5||Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich.||$17,492,341|
|6||Highgate Springs Alburg, Vt.||$12,431,544|
|7||Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y.||$8,657,481|
|8||Port of Wilmington, N.C.||$7,869,034|
|9||Port of Stockton, Calif.||$6,350,764|
|10||Port of Baltimore, Md.||$6,200,207|
U.S. imports of Corn decreased 26.83 percent through August to $209.19 million
U.S. imports of Corn decreased 26.83 percent from $285.9 million to $209.19 million 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 597 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 514 for the last full year with a total value of $364.71 million, a $90.05 million, 19.80 percent decreased from the 2017 total.
Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Chile, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Argentina, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico, No. 2 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 3 Port of Philadelphia, No. 4 Miami International Airport and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..
In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Chile, No. 3 Argentina, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 Turkey. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 2 Port of Philadelphia, No. 3 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico.
January – August 2019
|4||St. Albans, Vt.||$9,306,807|
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 San Juan, Puerto Rico rose 24.22 percent compared to last year to $31.51 million.
- Port Everglades, Fla. fell 19.67 percent compared to last year to $30.62 million.
- Port of Philadelphia fell 38.98 percent compared to last year to $27.01 million.
- Miami International Airport rose 23.24 percent compared to last year to $24.94 million.
- Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 40.72 percent compared to last year to $17.49 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 Chile decreased $8.16 million, 11.88 percent, (28.92 percent of all shipments).
- U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $35.45 million, 39.72 percent, (25.71 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 3 Argentina decreased $14.69 million, 29.63 percent, (16.69 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 4 Brazil increased $7.1 million, 32.96 percent, (13.7 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico decreased $1.97 million, 15.34 percent, (5.19 percent of all shipments).
All totaled, 90.21 percent of all these Corn imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $188.72 million of the $209.19 million total.
All totaled, 62.9 percent of all these Corn imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $131.57 million of the $209.19 million total