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

Imports: Corn

Corn, the No. 588 import by value totaled $16.4 million for the month of February, $50.44 million through February of 2019, and $364.71 million 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
1Brazil$17.96 M
2Canada$16.54 M
3Argentina$6.68 M
4France$4.13 M
5Mexico$3.77 M
6Peru$413,504
7Chile$363,959
8Romania$355,740
9Pakistan$94,867
10Austria$51,312
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $50.44 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $11,764,127
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $7,103,306
3Port Everglades, Fla. $6,808,395
4Port of Stockton, Calif. $6,350,764
5Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $3,115,424
6Highgate Springs Alburg, Vt. $2,836,610
7Port of Philadelphia $2,201,193
8Santa Teresa Border Crossing, N.M. $2,143,419
9Port of Virginia $1,872,970
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $1,474,358

U.S. imports of Corn decreased 10.61 percent through February to $50.44 million

U.S. imports of Corn decreased 10.61 percent from $56.42 million to $50.44 million through the first two 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 588 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 557 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 February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Brazil, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Argentina, No. 4 France and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 4 Port of Stockton, Calif. and No. 5 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 Turkey, No. 4 Argentina and No. 5 Mexico. 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 – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Brazil $17,955,757
2Canada $16,542,598
3Argentina $6,683,334
4France $4,132,364
5Mexico $3,766,078
6Peru $413,504
7Chile $363,959
8Romania $355,740
9Pakistan $94,867
10Austria $51,312

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Baltimore $17,070,304
2Detroit $16,677,592
3Miami $11,925,554
4St. Albans, Vt. $9,306,807
5Buffalo $8,269,385
6San Juan $6,718,046
7San Francisco $5,011,857
8El Paso $4,829,027
9Ogdensburg, N.Y. $4,039,166
10Wilmington $3,759,539

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico rose 111.85 percent compared to last year to $11.76 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 45.49 percent compared to last year to $7.1 million.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. rose 90.58 percent compared to last year to $6.81 million.
  • Port of Stockton, Calif. rose 40.16 percent compared to last year to $6.35 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 43.67 percent compared to last year to $3.12 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 $9.18 million, 104.51 percent, (35.6 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $11.97 million, 41.98 percent, (32.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Argentina increased $1.55 million, 30.32 percent, (13.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 France increased $3.5 million, 551.26 percent, (8.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico decreased $459,247, 10.87 percent, (7.47 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 97.31 percent of all these Corn imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $49.08 million of the $50.44 million total.

All totaled, 69.68 percent of all these Corn imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $35.14 million of the $50.44 million total