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

Imports: Flour, meal, etc.

Flour, meal, etc., the No. 647 import by value totaled $19.35 million for the month of October, $209.77 million through October of 2018, and $195.34 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
1Australia$63.99 M
2Chile$39.94 M
3New Zealand$30.73 M
4France$20.67 M
5Canada$9.15 M
6Mexico$9.05 M
7Norway$7.32 M
8Brazil$6.67 M
9Argentina$5.24 M
10Spain$4.82 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $209.77 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $65,926,533
2Port of Charleston $37,442,698
3Port of Oakland, Calif. $31,124,549
4Port of New Orleans $12,944,762
5Port of Virginia $11,300,902
6Port of Newark $10,923,685
7Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $8,628,250
8Port of Seattle, Wash. $4,753,680
9Port of Los Angeles $4,550,964
10Port of New York $3,651,951

U.S. imports of Flour, meal, etc. increased 28.59 percent through October to $209.77 million

U.S. imports of Flour, meal, etc. increased 28.59 percent from $163.13 million to $209.77 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 647 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 680 for the last full year with a total value of $195.34 million, a $25.75 million, 15.18 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Australia, No. 2 Chile, No. 3 New Zealand, No. 4 France and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Chile, No. 2 Australia, No. 3 New Zealand, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Australia $63,991,147
2Chile $39,939,223
3New Zealand $30,726,451
4France $20,665,183
5Canada $9,151,130
6Mexico $9,052,091
7Norway $7,320,026
8Brazil $6,668,326
9Argentina $5,241,239
10Spain $4,824,217

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Charleston $9,572,106
2Houston $9,163,093
3San Francisco $7,060,866
4St. Louis $4,597,746
5New Orleans $2,713,091
6Phoenix/Nogales $1,674,899
7New York City $1,624,838
8Cleveland $1,003,533
9Pembina, N.D. $687,797
10Norfolk $680,680

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 Houston rose 94.87 percent compared to last year to $65.93 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 15.25 percent compared to last year to $37.44 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 16.68 percent compared to last year to $31.12 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 29.7 percent compared to last year to $12.94 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 142.66 percent compared to last year to $11.3 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 Australia increased $30.34 million, 90.15 percent, (30.5 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Chile decreased $10.98 million, 21.57 percent, (19.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 New Zealand increased $15.47 million, 101.34 percent, (14.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 France increased $12.26 million, 145.94 percent, (9.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada decreased $41,752, 0.45 percent, (4.36 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 78.4 percent of all these Flour, meal, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $164.47 million of the $209.77 million total.

All totaled, 75.67 percent of all these Flour, meal, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $158.74 million of the $209.77 million total