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

Imports: Corn

Corn, the No. 597 import by value totaled $27.63 million for the month of August, $209.19 million through August 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
1Chile$60.5 M
2Canada$53.79 M
3Argentina$34.91 M
4Brazil$28.66 M
5Mexico$10.86 M
6Paraguay$7.87 M
7France$5.56 M
8Romania$3.72 M
9Peru$1.84 M
10Serbia$471,065
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $209.19 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $31,510,248
2Port Everglades, Fla. $30,619,421
3Port of Philadelphia $27,007,742
4Miami International Airport $24,944,886
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $17,492,341
6Highgate Springs Alburg, Vt. $12,431,544
7Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $8,657,481
8Port of Wilmington, N.C. $7,869,034
9Port of Stockton, Calif. $6,350,764
10Port 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

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Chile $60,499,445
2Canada $53,792,698
3Argentina $34,906,105
4Brazil $28,658,815
5Mexico $10,858,586
6Paraguay $7,869,034
7France $5,556,312
8Romania $3,722,282
9Peru $1,844,830
10Serbia $471,065

January – August 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 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